Business Administration AAS Degree: Human Resource Specialization
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Credits earned in the Business Administration Certificate Level II: Human Resource Specialization and Business Operations Certificate Level I programs may be applied to this degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park
- Management and Marketing Department.
The business administration program prepares a diverse group of students to succeed as the future managers and leaders within our local communities. The program supports students’ needs to acquire skills that will allow them to establish a career and/or become more productive in their current organizations. We are particularly committed to helping students become professionals who are capable of thinking critically, working in teams, utilizing technology, performing research, making decisions, and communicating ideas effectively in a global economy.
An associate of applied science (AAS) in business administration with a business management specialty emphasizes developing varied skills for a range of jobs in business management. The program focuses on management, human resources, operational and team building skills that are crucial to running a business. Students are prepared for a variety of roles that require critical thinking, decision-making, leadership, project management, problem-solving, and supervision. Individuals who are looking to advance their careers in management will gain a thorough understanding of the essentials of successful business practices.
The program offers three specialty areas: Business Management, Human Resources, and Marketing. The courses within each specialty area can be taken either as part of the degree program or to satisfy the requirements for a Level Two Certificate. Required credits of the Level One and Level Two certificate programs can be applied to the AAS degree's requirements.
The AAS in Business Administration will transfer to several four-year universities into most commonly a Bachelors of Applied Science degree. Contact a business faculty member at any LSC college to obtain specific information.
All students graduating with an AAS or level II certificate must complete LSCS Student Success Initiative (SSI) requirements. To determine your SSI status, see a college advisor.
The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities, and the degree will transfer in whole to some universities. Through articulation, some students may have earned college credit while in high school. Contact a counselor, division advisor, or faculty member at any college for specific information about articulation and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.
Credits earned in the Business Administration Certificate Level II: Human Resource Specialization and Business Operations Certificate Level I programs may be applied to this degree.
|First Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|BMGT 1309||Information and Project Management||3|
|BMGT 1327||Principles of Management||3|
|BMGT 2303||Problem Solving & Decision Making||3|
|BUSI 1301||Business Principles||3|
|HRPO 1311||Human Relations||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications||3|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||3|
|HRPO 1302||Human Resources Training and Development||3|
|HRPO 2301||Human Resources Management||3|
|Third Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|HRPO 2303||Employment Practices||3|
|HRPO 2304||Employee Relations||3|
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BUSI 1307||Personal Finance||3|
|HRPO 2305||Human Resource Information Systems||3|
|HRPO 2306||Benefits and Compensation||3|
|HRPO 2307||Organizational Behavior||3|
|Second Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|BMGT 2382-or-MRKG 2388||Co-op Business Administration I1-or-Internship: Business Marketing and Marketing Management1||3|
|Elective||Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, and Culture3||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|TOTAL Credit Hours for Business Administration AAS - Human Resource Specialization:||60 Credits|
Median wage: $58,5161
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Employment Coordinator2
- Human Resources Specialist (HR Specialist)2
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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.
Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.