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Business Business/Economics (Online)

Associate in Arts (AA)

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City Colleges of Chicago’s Online Learning courses offered through Harold Washington College provide flexibility and access to all City Colleges of Chicago students. Online courses have the same prerequisites, academic requirements, credits, and transferability as courses taught in the traditional classroom format. Students will complete course work using the learning management system (Blackboard) and utilize a tool called Blackboard Collaborate to interact with their instructors and other students online.

This area of study combines business classes with courses in economics. An Associate in Arts with a business emphasis prepares you to transfer to a four-year university to earn a Bachelor’s degree that opens the door to a career in business, management, marketing, accounting, investment banking, stock market trading and lots more. This pathway will supply you with basic tools you need to meet the demands of the workforce economy.


Details: Associate in Arts (AA)

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Program General Requirements

38 CH
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Program Elective Requirements

24 CH

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Business Business & Professional Services

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