The BS in Workforce Development is an online bachelor's degree completion program designed for busy working adults seeking a flexible and convenient way to finish their degree. Students who have completed an associate's degree can complete this 60-hour degree program to earn their Bachelor of Science degree. Some of the specific benefits of this online coursework include:
• The ability to complete coursework in the evening after work
• Online collaboration with students all over the country
• More control of the learning process
• No commute - save time and money
With all courses online you are able to keep a full-time job, and manage your career, family, and work around your schedule. Ideally, students will take two to three courses (six to nine hours) each semester. By taking nine hours each semester, students can complete the program in two and a half years.
The BS in Workforce Development program has two emphasis areas to choose from:
- Supervision & Leadership
For those seeking mid-level management positions in all industry areas
- Human Resource
For those interested in the human resource development field
To be eligible for the program, students must have completed a 64-hour or more associates degree of science or art and meet the 25-hour general education requirement.
The 60-hour course work (21 classes) is composed of 14 core courses that include six foundation, three business, and five workforce development courses. Each student also selects an emphasis area of seven courses. All courses are sequenced so a student will complete one emphasis course and one or two core courses. Click here for the proposed course sequence for the BS in Workforce Development beginning this Fall 2012.
|Choose one of the following two emphasis areas:
Emphasis 1: Supervision & Leadership
MFGET 405 Quality Control
MGMKT 327 Org. Theory & Behavior
EST 630 Safety Management
TTED 606 Industrial Supervision
TM 500 Industrial Org. & Tech. Management
TM 501 Work Measurement & Efficiency
TM 503 Facility Maint. & Management
Emphasis 2: Human Resource
HRD 575 Instructional Media in HRD
HRD 596 Intro. to Human Resource Dev.
TM 653 Workforce Preparation
TM 679 Presentation Skills
HRD 597 Organizational Staffing
HRD 598 Talent Management
HRD 630 Employee and Labor Relations