Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development

The HRD program takes four years to complete and consists of the various components listed below, each designed to give students specific skills or essential knowledge while providing them with a wide choice of courses:

  • University Core Courses in the fields of humanities, natural and social sciences provide students with a solid liberal arts education and enable them to improve theoretical and communication skills in English, Arabic and French.
  • School Core Courses teach students analytical skills, critical thinking and research methodology.
  • HRD courses introduce students to the field of HRD and focus on developing the core competencies needed in the job market.
  • Concentration courses allow students to specialize either in human development within organizations or in the social environment of Morocco.
  • Minors in Business Administration are recommended, but the program allows alternative minors in International Studies, Communication, Women and Development or Computer Science.

The program leaves a wide option of additional courses from which students may choose. It culminates with a required internship in the workplace as well as a capstone project.

 

Human Resource Development Major Core (24SCH)

ECO 2301

Microeconomics

3 SCH

ECO 2302

Macroeconomics

3 SCH

HRD 2300

Introduction to Human Resource Development

3 SCH

HRD 2301 OR
HRD 3302

Business Environment and Ethics for HRD
OR
Ethics for Professional Contexts

3 SCH

HRD 3301

Human Capital Management

3 SCH

HRD 3303

Training and Development

3 SCH

PSY 1301

Introduction to Psychology

3 SCH

PSY 3302

Social/Organizational Psychology

3 SCH

Concentrations (9 SCH)

Concentration in Organizational Human Development (9 SCH)

HRD 3304

Strategic HRD

3 SCH

HRD 4303

Leadership and Management Development

3 SCH

HRD 4304

Consulting for HRD

3 SCH

Concentration in National Human Development (9 SCH)

HRD 3305

Issues in Human and Social Development

3 SCH

HRD 4301

Program and Project Management

3 SCH

HRD 4305

Human Resource Development in Public Administration

3 SCH

In addition students must select two courses (6 SCH) from the list below:

HRD 3399

Special Topics in Human Resource Development

3 SCH

HRD 4302

Needs Assessment and Organizational Effectiveness

3 SCH

HRD 4306

Organizational Development and Change

3 SCH

Minors for B.A.'s in Human Resource Development

Minor for non-HRD Majors (18 SCH)

Non-HRD Students may minor in Human Resource Development by completing 18 SCH from the following:

Required Courses (9 SCH)

HRD 2300

Introduction to HRD

3 SCH

HRD 2301 OR
HRD 3302

Business Environment and Ethics for HRD
OR
Ethics in Professional Contexts

3 SCH

HRD 3301

Human Capital Management

3 SCH

In addition students minoring in HRD must select any three courses (9 SCH) from the following:

HRD 3303

Training and Development

3 SCH

HRD 3304

Strategic HRD

3 SCH

HRD 3305

Issues in Human and Social Development

3 SCH

HRD 3399

Special Topics in HRD

3 SCH

HRD 4301

Program and Project Management

3 SCH

HRD 4302

Needs Assessment and Organizational Effectiveness

3 SCH

HRD 4303

Leadership and Management Development

3 SCH

HRD 4304

Consulting for HRD

3 SCH

HRD 4305

Human Resource Development in Public Administration

3 SCH

HRD 4306

Organizational Development and Change

3 SCH

ELECTIVES 6 SCH

SStudents in the HRD Program are required to take two electives, which may be selected according to their interest and related to their area. This should be done in consultation with their advisors.