Human Relations

Human Relations

Campus Location: 
Grand Island
College of Professional Studies

A human relations major is designed for students seeking careers in human service professions. It combines studies in the fields of psychology, human relations, communication and research, with emphasis placed on understanding of individual, group and organizational behaviors. 

Course work focuses on human development, personality theory, interpersonal and group communication, multiculturalism, professional ethics and development of counseling skills. A human relations major also prepares you for an advanced degree in counseling.

Learning Environment

Our Grand Island, Lincoln, and Omaha campuses are specifically designed to serve our adult nontraditional - undergraduate, graduate and non-degree-seeking students. 

We are proud to meet the needs and objectives of students who have to juggle a college education with responsibilities as career professionals and parents.


As a student here, you'll discover:

  • A rich selection of degree and course options, including some of the most relevant graduate programs in Nebraska.
  • Faculty who combine impressive academic qualifications with extensive professional experience.
  • Small, conveniently scheduled classes and a curriculum flexible enough to meet your individual needs.

A friendly community where you can make lifelong connections with classmates from a wide variety of professional and personal backgrounds.

Campus and online course availability varies by program. Please contact the enrollment team for more information.


View detailed course information

HRE 315 - Group Counseling (3)
HRE 417 - Multicultural Counseling (3)
HRE 421 - Internship in Human Relations (0-12)
HRE 428 - Professional Ethics and Issues (3)
HRE 496 - Senior Seminar (3)
IDS 206 - Introduction to Research (3)
PSY 117 - Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSY 234 - Introduction to Counseling Theories and Techniques (3)
PSY 259 - Lifespan Development (3)
PSY 255 - Child and Adolescent Development (3)
PSY 256 - Adult Development (3)
PSY 336 - Social Psychology (3)
PSY 365 - Psychology of Personality (3)
PSY 416 - Abnormal Psychology (3)
BUS 215 - Statistics (3)
SSI 217 - Applied Statistics for Social Science (3)
CMS 112 - Small Group Communication (3)
CMS 220 - Interpersonal Communication (3)