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HCD Ph.D. Course Description

  • HCD 635 - Statistics in Human Capital Development. 3 hrs. Study of the statistics used in research data analysis in Human Capital Development. Students will learn to make, execute, interpret, and defend experimental design decisions in preparation for dissertation research.
  • HCD 640 - Workforce Development Models. 3 hrs. Workforce Development Models. 3 hrs. Application of different instructional models to design workforce training of facts, concepts, procedures, and processes.
  • HCD 643 - Design and Development of Performance Improvement. 3 hrs. Mastery or core competencies to develop and deliver training and engage learners.
  • HCD 660 - Foundations of Human Capital Development. 3 hrs. Examine theories, models, interventions, and professional practice issues for improving workforce productivity.
  • HCD 665 - Human Capital Development Project Management. 3 hrs. Advanced application of performance improvement interventions that impact today's workforce.
  • HCD 675 - Research in Human Capital Development. 3 hrs. Analysis and evaluation of current research in the field of Human Capital Development.
  • HCD 680 - Human Capital Development Seminar. 1-6 hrs. Applications, practices, and solutions for human capital development. May be repeated for a total of 6 hrs.
  • HCD 690 - Technology Based Learning Solutions. 3 hrs. Design and development of technology enabled work solutions.
  • HCD 691 - Research. 1-6 hrs. Investigation of current research and literature in Human Capital Development; development of writing skills, a thesis/prospectus must be orally defended. A maximum of 3 hrs. can be applied toward a degree in Human Capital Development.
  • HCD 692 - Topics in Human Capital Development. 1-6 hrs. Investigation of specific topics related to Human Capital Development. May be repeated for a total of 6 hrs.
  • HCD 695 - Emerging Digital Technologies for Human Capital Development. 3 hrs. Examines emerging technologies for human capital development.
  • HCD 697 - Independent Study and Research. 1-12 hrs. Hours arranged. Not to be counted as credit toward degree. Students actively working on a thesis or project, consulting with major professor, or using university resources and who are not in residence and are not enrolled in at least 3 hrs. of thesis or project credit must enroll in this course for at least 3 hrs. each semester.
  • HCD 699 - Project. 1-3 hrs. For a total of 3 hours. Credit deferred until project is complete.
  • HCD 715 - Change Leadership. 3 hrs. Investigation of change theories and models to maximize change implementation initiatives in an organization context.
  • HCD 720 - Competency Models. 3 hrs. Research and development required for the design and implementation of competency models in the workplace.
  • HCD 725 - Advanced Workforce Analysis. 3 hrs. Advanced research methods and tools for evaluation of public and private sector workplace learning and performance programs.
  • HCD 745 - Quantitative Research Methodologies. 3 hrs. Statistical Methods for designing developing, and conducting quantitative research in human capital development. Examines descriptive and inferential statistical analysis techniques.
  • HCD 750 - Qualitative Research Methodologies. 3 hrs. Methods for designing, developing, and conducting qualitative research in human capital development.
  • HCD 755 - Survey Design. 3 hrs. Survey design and administration methods for social science, human capital development and organizational research.
  • HCD 760 - Analysis, Interpretation, and Reporting of Research Results. 3 hrs. Statistical techniques used for research data analysis in human capital development. Course examines interpretation and reporting research results.
  • HCD 780 - Seminar. 1-6 hrs. Study and presentation of human capital development applications, practices and solutions.
  • HCD 792 - Special Problems. 1-6 hrs. Study of Specific topics/problems (theory, practice research) related to human capital development.
  • HCD 797 - 1-6 hrs. Independent Study and Research. Students actively working on research, consulting with major professor, or using university resources, not in residence, and not enrolled in at least 3 hrs. dissertation credit, must enroll in this course for at least 3 hrs. each semester.
  • HCD 891 - Research in Human Capital Development. 1-6 hrs. Investigation of current research and literature in human capital development. A maximum of 3 hrs. can be applied toward doctoral degree in HCD.
  • HCD 898 - Dissertation. 12 hrs.

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