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Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration (Social Commerce and Sales)

Harper College
4 semesters
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Palatine
English
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Harper College

Program description

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration (Social Commerce and Sales)

This 61 credit-hour 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 a unit, 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
  • Computer and Digital Literacy or
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems
  • Principles of Professional Selling
  • Identify and Evaluate Prospective Customers
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Third Semester:

  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting or
  • Global Business
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Business Writing or
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication
  • Principles of Management
  • Creating a Competitive Advantage

Fourth Semester:

  • Business Law I
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Strategic Communication for a Digital World
  • Social Commerce and Sales
  • Principles of Marketing

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the college's website.

Tuition fees

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Qualification

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.
  • Demonstrate rational and informed decision making that supports the company goals based on relevant data.
  • Identify motivational tools and techniques to pursue company goals.

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.

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