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 before 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 August 2021.

Management specialization starts August 2021.

Business Administration Degree

  • Choose between a Management or Human Resources Management Specialization (assumes career certificate has been completed).
  • Complete your degree part-time in about 2 years.
  • One night per week (classes are online currently).
  • Classes held at the Harper Professional Center (HPC) in Schaumburg (classes are online currently).
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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

Semester 1

MGT 150

3

Business Math

 

ENG 101

3

Composition

Semester 2 

CIS101

3

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

 

SPE101

3

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

 

PSY 101

3

Introduction to Psychology

Semester 3

ACC 101

4

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Semester 4

ECO 211

3

Microeconomics

 

MGT 218

3

Introduction to Finance

 

PHI 150

3

Business Ethics

Semester 5

ACC 102

3

Introduction to Managerial Accounting

 

MGT 165

3

Global Business

Semester 6

ACC 211

3

Business Law I

 

MKT 245

3

Principles of Marketing

Semester TBD

MGT265

3

Human Resources Management

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

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

Semester 1

MGT 150

3

Business Math

 

ENG 101

3

Composition

Semester 2

CIS 101

3

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

 

SPE 101

3

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

 

PSY 101

3

Introduction to Psychology

Semester 3

ACC 101

4

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Semester 4

ECO 211

3

Microeconomics

 

MGT 218

3

Introduction to Finance

 

PHI 150

3

Business Ethics

Semester 5

ACC 102

3

Introduction to Managerial Accounting

 

MGT 165

3

Global Business

Semester 6

ACC 211

3

Business Law I

 

MKT 245

3

Principles of Marketing

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 or FTSTUDENT@harpercollege.edu, schedule an appointment or attend an info session.