Associate in Applied Science - Business Administration, Management or Human Resources Management Specialization

Business Admininstration

Degree + Certificate

Accredited by the Council for Business Schools and Programs and the Higher Learning Commission. 

Benefits

  • Earn your Business Management Certificate or Human Resources Management Certificate as you progress to your AAS-Business Administration degree.
  • Enjoy a condensed, accelerated schedule where you can bring your current job knowledge to class interactions as you learn and work toward quick completion.
  • Be able to apply concepts and ideas to your job instantly with in-class activities and assignments on real-world applications.
  • Get support from dedicated counselors, industry professionals teaching in the classroom and your fellow students in a cohort class.
  • Prepare to transfer to a 4-year college or university to complete your Bachelor's.

What You'll Learn

  • Increase your success as a manager or supervisor by utilizing advanced skills in management, human resources, motivation, team building, leadership, change, strategic planning, and much more.
  • Critically analyze business and management issues.
  • Interpret financial statements to guide business decisions.
  • Create a comprehensive marketing plan with advanced understanding of product, price, place, and promotion decisions and target market analysis.
  • Discover and assess both local and global economic, technological, competitive, social, and legal trends and their impact on entrepreneurial endeavors.
  • Write and speak more effectively in business situations.

Space is limited for the program start.

  • A.A.S. - Business Administration Degree (Human Resources Management Specialization)
    • Starts Thursday, September 5, 2019
  • A.A.S. - Business Administration Degree (Management Specialization)
    • Starts Thursday, September 12, 2019

A.A.S. Business Administration Degree + Certificate

  • Choose between a Management or Human Resources Management Specialization.
  • Complete your certificate and degree part-time in less than 3 years.
  • One night per week.
  • Classes held at the Harper Professional Center (HPC) in Schaumburg.

 

Your actual schedule may be different.
Orientation Session

Attend a mandatory orientation focused
on your success in the program

Semester 1 Course  Credits Course Name
  MGT 111 Introduction to Business Organization
  MGT 270 Principles of Management
Semester 2 Course Credits Course Name
  MGT 280 3 Organizational Behavior
  MGT 205 3 Leadership
  MGT 291 3 Strategic Management
Semester 3 Course Credits Course Name
  MGT 265 3 Human Resources Management
Semester 4 Course  Credits Course Name
  MGT 150 Business Math
  Completion: Business Management Certificate
  ENG 101 Composition
Semester 5 Course Credits Course Name
  CIS101 3 Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  SPE101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  PSY 101 3 Introduction to Psychology
Semester 6  Course  Credits Course Name
  ACC 101 4 Introduction to Financial Accounting
Semester 7 Course Credits Course Name
  PSY 245  3 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  MGT 218 Introduction to Finance
  MKT 245 3 Principles of Marketing
Semester 8 Course Credits Course Name
  ECO 211 3 Microeconomics
  ECO 212 3 Macroeconomics
  ACC 211 3 Business Law I
Semester 9 Course Credits Course Name
  PHI 150 Business Ethics
  MGT 165 3 Global Business
Associate in Applied Science Degree - Business Administration with Management Specialization earned.

 

Your actual schedule may be different.
Orientation Session

Attend a mandatory orientation focused
on your success in the program

Semester 1 Course  Credits Course Name
  MGT 111 Introduction to Business Organization
  MGT 265 Human Resource Management
Semester 2 Course Credits Course Name
  MGT 280 3 Organizational Behavior
  MGT 204 3 Training and Development
  ACC 216 3 Employment Law
Semester 3 Course Credits Course Name
  MGT 266 3 Compensation and Benefits
  Completion: Human Resources Management Certificate
  MGT 270 3 Principles of Management
 Semester 4 Course Credits Course Name
  MGT 150 3 Business Math
  ENG 101 3 Composition
Semester 5 Course Credits Course Name
  CIS 101 3 Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  SPE 101 3 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  PSY 101 3 Introduction to Psychology
Semester 6 Course Credits Course Name
  ACC 101 4 Introduction to Financial Accounting
Semester 7 Course Credits Course Name
  PSY 245 3 Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  MGT 218 3 Introduction to Finance
  MKT 245 3 Principles of Marketing
Semester 8 Course Credits Course Name
  ECO 211 3 Microeconomics
  ECO 212 3 Macroeconomics
  ACC 211 3 Business Law I
Semester 9 Course Credits Course Name
  PHI 150 3 Business Ethics
  MGT 165 3 Global Business
Associate in Applied Science Degree - Business Administration with Human Resources Management Specialization earned.



Job Outlook and Wage Information

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More Information

https://www.harpercollege.edu/academics/areas/management/businessadmin.php