Program Mission Statement
The mission of the human relations program is to prepare students to become culturally competent professionals who bring global awareness to the local community. The human relations program promotes effective communication and capacity to build relationships in a variety of personal and professional contexts. By embracing intentionality and strong work ethics, human relations graduates will display characteristics of effective servant leadership and demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.
Approved Free Electives related to HMRL
|COMM 300||Career Life Planning||PSYC 423||Psychology of Adult Development and Aging|
|COMM 350||Relational Communication||PSYC 425||Counseling|
|PSYC 420||Group Process||COMM 360||Organization Communications|
|COMM 380||Theories of Communication||SOCY 204||Social Problems|
|PSYC 226||Behavior Problems||SOCY 206||Sociology of the Family|
|COMM 414||Conflict Transformation||SOCY 450||Race and Ethnic Relations|
|PSYC 430||Psychology of Children and Adolescents||BUAD 430||Organizational Behavior|
|COMM 353||Issue of Diversity in a Globalized World||HA 405||Medical Communications|
|SOCY 425||Sociology of Death and Dying|
Human Relations-Major Coursework
|MFT 301||Dating, Marriage and Interpersonal Relationships|
|PSYC 295||Psychological Development Across the Lifespan|
|MFT 302||Systems Foundations of Relationships|
|MFT 323||Psychology of Adjustment|
|MFT 325 (WI)||Introduction to Research Methods|
|MFT 330||Personal Wellness in Modern Society|
|MFT 403||Skills for Relationships|
|MFT 450 (WI)||General Ethics & Morality|
|MFT 520||Human Sexuality|
|PSYC 421 (WI)||Theories of Personality|
|MFT 530||Internship in Human Relations|
Human Relations-Core Curriculum Coursework
Human Relations Majors are required to complete the following courses. If students receive transfer credit for any of the following courses, they are required to take an approved HMRL elective.
- Literature/Language (6 SH)
- History/Political Science (6 SH)
- Music/Art/Theatre (3SH)
- Natural Science Sequence (8 SH)
- Religion (3SH)
- Philosophy (3 SH)
Human Relations - Admission Requirements
To apply for admission into the human relations program at Pfeiffer University, the following are required:
- A completed Pfeiffer University undergraduate application for admission with application fee.
- An A.A., A.S. or AAS degree or approximately 45-64 hours of acceptable transfer credits.
- A minimum entrance GPA of 2.5
- Official transcripts from all colleges or university attended. To be accepted, these must be sent directly from the institution that the candidate attended.
(To qualify as a full time student, 12 semester hours are required in fall/spring and 6 semester hours are required in the summer.)
The HMRL curriculum is designed for degree completion and will include 33 SH of HMRL major courses and between 23-42 SH of general education/approved elective courses. The HMRL track will allow students transferring 58-64 SH of transfer credit to complete their degree in 5 accelerated semesters. Students transferring with less than 58 SH of transfer credit will be required to take additional coursework to fulfill general education and major requirements.