For questions regarding the program, please contact any of the following Workforce Development faculty
Name: Dr. Mark JohnsonEmail: email@example.comPhone: 620-235-4628
Name: Dr. Robert SchwindtEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 620-235-4639
Name: Dr. Peggy SnyderEmail: email@example.comPhone: 620-235-4179
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:
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.
Foundation Courses TM 350 Societal Influence of Tech. TM 555 Diversity in Tech. Management PSYCH 575 Industrial and Org. Psychology SOC 360 Community Sociology JUST 223 Basic Interviewing COMM 629 Theories of Communication Business Related Courses MATH 143 Business Statistics MGMKT 330 Basic Marketing MGMKT 444 Legal & Social Env. of Bus.Workforce Development Courses EST 393 Intro. to Industrial Safety TM 390 Trade and Job Analysis TM 399 Tech. Management Professional Dev. TM 520 Leadership in the Workplace TM 699 Senior Assessment in Tech. Mgmnt.Emphasis area courses (shown on the right)Total Credit Hours from PSU: 60