Business (AABAS)

Associate in Arts

This program has been replaced by Business Administration - Transfer Associate in Arts Degree (AABATR). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

This associate degree program prepares students for transfer to a bachelor's of business administration degree program at a 4-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.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2017-18 | 2018-19

Program is also available online.

This program has been replaced by Business Administration - Transfer Associate in Arts Degree (AABATR). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

2018-2019 Academic Requirements

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 an area of business. Check with an advisor for information on transferring to specific colleges.

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
Wayne State University, BS degree.

This program can meet the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA). Students must have their transcripts certified for MTA 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: Articulation Agreements.

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

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
Douglas Waters
Anthony Terry
(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 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 14
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 1 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
ACC 111   Principles of Accounting I 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
CIS 110   Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 * 3
ACC 122   Principles of Accounting II 3
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
BMG 265   Business Statistics 3
ECO 211   Principles of Economics I 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ECO 222   Principles of Economics II 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
    It is recommended students complete BMG 181, BMG 230 or BMG 250 to bring the program total to a minimum 60 credits. Check the requirements of the program and college to which you are transferring. ** 3
    Elective(s) to reach a minimum of 60 credits 4
Total 16
Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes:

 *See the WCC Social and Behavioral Science General Education list to make course selections from any discipline except ECO.
**See an advisor to choose courses that transfer to and meet the requirements of the program and college to which you are transferring.