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Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration (Human Resources Management)

Harper College
4 semesters
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
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Program description

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration (Human Resources Management)

This 61 credit-hour degree program is designed to assist students in a wide variety of business occupations. The curriculum is structured to meet the needs of individuals interested in gaining or improving business knowledge and management skills. The program develops abilities that will help organize, coordinate and evaluate the functions of the Human Resources Department or branch of an organization in either an industrial or administrative management capacity. This degree also provides the fundamental management skills needed by the successful owner-manager of a business.

Admission requirements

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Program content

First Semester:

  • Composition
  • Humanities
  • Introduction to Business Organization
  • Business Math or
  • Math Competency
  • Introduction to Psychology

Second Semester:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Employment Law
  • Computer and Digital Literacy or
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Third Semester:

  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting or
  • Global Business
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Writing or
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Training and Development
  • Principles of Management

Fourth Semester:

  • Business Law I
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing

Scholarships & funding

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Tuition fees

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Learning outcomes

  • Communicate persuasively and concisely, (orally, in writing, and presentation), using the language of business.
  • Evaluate major business functions and related technologies domestically and globally.
  • Explain and use quantitative tools in accounting, finance and economics.
  • Demonstrate soft skills: emotional intelligence, entrepreneurial mindset, leadership and teamwork.
  • Practice social consciousness and responsibility.
  • Explore a business career direction.
  • Examine business decisions with sound and defensible corporate and personal ethical policies.
  • Evaluate employee performance to fit organizational and individual growth objectives.
  • Develop a training and development plan consistent with corporate vision, structure, staffing, and employment practices.
  • Analyze personnel practices and recommend appropriate enhancements to increase motivation and productivity.
  • Apply effective management practices consistent with federal and state requirements for employee rights/protections, compensation, benefits, and labor relations.

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About this institute

Harper College

Harper College, one of the United States’ premier community colleges, is located in the northwest suburbs just 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Chicago, Illinois. Harper offers more than 50 fields of study and more than 450 popular general education...

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Why study at Harper College

We build a community for our students by providing events and services that promote participation in the collegiate experience.

Many of our classes have smaller class sizes (less than 30 students) than our 4-year counterparts, so our students have more personalized interactions with their instructors.

Harper has a robust transfer program, with several different options for transferring credits to four-year universities in the US. These include transfer-ready programs, dual degree programs, and 2+2 agreements with universities.

Contact info

Harper College

1200 West Algonquin Road
60067 Palatine Illinois
United States of America

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