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Business (AABAS)

Associate in Arts Degree

Description

This program prepares students for transfer to a bachelor's of business administration degree program at a four-year college or university, where they will further improve their communication and interpersonal skills while developing a specialty in accounting, economics, finance, management, or some other aspect of business. The program was specifically designed to transfer to Eastern Michigan University. Check with an advisor for information on transferring to other colleges. See the footnotes for transferring to the University of Michigan.

Articulation

Cleary University, BS or BBA degree;
Davenport University, Bachelor degree;
Eastern Michigan University, BBA degree*;
Ferris State University, BS degree;
Kaplan University, BS degree;
Madonna University, BS degree;
Northwood University, BBA degree;
University of Michigan-Flint, BA degree;
Walsh College, BA or BBA degree.

*A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to EMU's College of Business. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) to transfer. Contact the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office at EMU early to have transfer credits reviewed and unofficially evaluated. (734-487-2344 or email cob_undergraduate@emich.edu)

This program meets MACRAO. Students must have their transcripts certified for MACRAO completion by the WCC Student Records Office.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Admissions Requirements

Students must have:
- Academic Math Level of 2 to enroll in MTH 125
- Academic Math Level of 3 to enroll in MTH 160
- Academic Math Level of 4 to enroll in MTH 176 or MTH 181

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
Joseph Flack

Requirements

First Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Computer and Information Literacy 3
ACC 111 Principles of Accounting I 3
BMG 140 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 111 Composition I 4
MTH 125 or Everyday College Math
MTH 160 or Basic Statistics
MTH 176 or College Algebra
MTH 181 Mathematical Analysis I 4
Total 17
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences** 4
ACC 122 Principles of Accounting II 3
BMG 207 Business Communication 3
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
BMG 111 Business Law I 3
BMG 265 Business Statistics 3
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speaking 3
ECO 211 Principles of Economics I 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
ECO 222 Principles of Economics II 3
Elective Complete one course as a free elective to bring the program total to a minimum of 60 credits.**** 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 1*** 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2*** 3
Total 12
Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes

*Students transferring to a four-year institution should choose a lab-based, MACRAO-approved science course.
**See the MACRAO list to make course selections from any discipline except ECO.
***See the EMU Diverse World Requirement list. A course in logic or ethics (PHL 205 or PHL 250) is strongly recommended.
****See an advisor to choose courses that transfer to and meet the requirements of the program and college to which you are transferring.

University of Michigan School of Business does not accept business or accounting courses from community colleges. If you wish to transfer to a business major at UM, please see a counselor.

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