Human Relations (Standard), Master of Human Relations

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 36

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M515 Q325

Requirements

All MHR students (M515) must take the same 6 hours of core coursework and choose from one of two concentrations, Standard (Q325) or Human Resources (Q326).

Thesis Option

Core Courses
H R 5023Research in Human Relations3
H R 5093Introduction to Graduate Studies in Human Relations3
Standard Concentration
H R 5003Theoretical Foundations Of Human Relations3
H R 5013Current Problems In Human Relations3
Choose a second research class to be determined by the thesis committee3
H R 5980Research for Master's Thesis4-6
Electives
Choose 15-17 hours 115-17
Total Credit Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Core Courses
H R 5023Research in Human Relations3
H R 5093Introduction to Graduate Studies in Human Relations3
Standard Concentration
H R 5003Theoretical Foundations Of Human Relations3
H R 5013Current Problems In Human Relations3
H R 5200Internship In Human Relations6
Electives
Choose 18 hours 118
Total Credit Hours36

Notes

  • At least 15 hours of a student's coursework must be classroom-based HR courses. Internship, Independent Study, Directed Reading, and Practicum are not classroom-based and therefore cannot be counted as part of these 15 hours of classroom-based work. Also, other University of Oklahoma courses and transfer hours do not count as part of these 15 hours.
  • MHR students may transfer no more than 9 hours of graduate credit from other universities. These credits must be evaluated by the university. They may not be applied toward individual course requirements without prior graduate liaison approval. MHR students may not apply more than 9 combined hours of transfer credit and OU credit outside the HR program.
  • Other OU Graduate Classes: No more than 9 hours of graduate credit taken in other OU programs may be used toward the MHR degree. These hours must be approved by the graduate liaison.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.