Carole Goodson, Barbara L. Stewart
Peter Bishop, Shirley Ezell, Katy Greenwood, Holly M. Hutchins, Marcella M. Norwood, Consuelo Waight
The Department of Human Development and Consumer Science (HDCS) produces a stream of well educated and dedicated professionals in the fields of retail management, and training and development. Through its students, the department contributes to the economic growth and the quality of life by providing career oriented graduates who are trained to become innovators and leaders in their community.
The Retail and Consumer Science bachelor's degree has specializations in Consumer Science and Merchandising, Technology Entrepreneurship, E-tailing, and Training and Development, plus Professional Studies - a program that allows students to individualize a specialization.
The Human Resources Development degree educates professionals to help organizations perform better by helping its employees perform better. Students learn useful tools to design and deliver workplace training, facilitating organizational change and increasing productivity.
The programs of study prepare students for career opportunities in business and industry, public service organizations, government and school systems.
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Catalog Publish Date: August 18, 2011
This Page Last Updated: August 17, 2011
Effective Date of Archive: December 19, 2011