Business Administration Degree

Associate in Applied Science — Business Administration with Management or Human Resources Management Specialization

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 advisors, 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.

  • Human Resources Management specialization starts Thursday, September 5, 2019.
  • Management specialization starts Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Business Administration Degree + Certificate

Sample Course Schedules

Please note: Your actual schedule may be different. For more information, see the Business Administration Program page.

AAS Business Administration w/ Management Specialization
Timeframe Course # Credit Hours Course Name

Orientation
Session

Attend a mandatory orientation focused
on your success in the program

Semester 1

MGT 111

3

Introduction to Business Organization

 

MGT 270

3

Principles of Management

Semester 2

MGT 280

3

Organizational Behavior

 

MGT 205

3

Leadership

 

MGT 291

3

Strategic Management

Semester 3

MGT 265

3

Human Resources Management

Semester 4

MGT 150

3

Business Math

 

Completion: Business Management Certificate

 

ENG 101

3

Composition

Semester 5 

CIS101

3

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

 

SPE101

3

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

 

PSY 101

3

Introduction to Psychology

Semester 6

ACC 101

4

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Semester 7

ECO 211

3

Microeconomics

 

ECO 212

3

Macroeconomics

 

MGT 218

3

Introduction to Finance

Semester 8

PSY 245

3

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

 

MKT 245

3

Principles of Marketing

 

ACC 211

3

Business Law I

Semester 9

PHI 150

3

Business Ethics

 

MGT 165

3

Global Business

A.A.S. Business Administration with Management Specialization earned.

AAS Business Administration w/ Human Resources Management Specialization
Timeframe Course # Credit Hours Course Name

Orientation
Session

Attend a mandatory orientation focused
on your success in the program

Semester 1

MGT 111

3

Introduction to Business Organization

 

MGT 265

3

Human Resource Management

Semester 2

MGT 280

3

Organizational Behavior

 

MGT 204

3

Training and Development

 

ACC 216

3

Employment Law

Semester 3

MGT 266

3

Compensation and Benefits

 

Completion: Human Resources Management Certificate

 

MGT 270

3

Principles of Management

Semester 4

MGT 150

3

Business Math

 

ENG 101

3

Composition

Semester 5

CIS 101

3

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

 

SPE 101

3

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

 

PSY 101

3

Introduction to Psychology

Semester 6

ACC 101

4

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Semester 7

ECO 211

3

Microeconomics

 

ECO 212

3

Macroeconomics

 

MGT 218

3

Introduction to Finance

Semester 8

PSY 245

3

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

 

MKT 245

3

Principles of Marketing

 

ACC 211

3

Business Law I

Semester 9

PHI 150

3

Business Ethics

 

MGT 165

3

Global Business

A.A.S. Business Administration with Human Resources Management Specialization earned.


Job Outlook and Wage Information

Next Steps

For more information about Harper's Fast Track Program, please call us at 847.925.6438, schedule an appointment or attend an info session.