CURRICULAR GUIDE

Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0839  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)
The Internet is changing the way business is being conducted and the way
societies function.  E-business is the use of technology in day-to-day business
transactions.  Students will learn to apply technical and behavioral skills to
the various progressive possibilities of e-business as it relates to current
business practices.  Graduates of this program are prepared to work in a variety
of manufacturing, wholesaling, and retailing environments, as well as the service
sector of our economy.  Not all courses in the program transfer to all colleges. 
Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before
enrolling in any course.
Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a mathematics
competency requirement. To fulfill the mathematics competency requirement,
students may need to complete specific course work in mathematics.  For
information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  48 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 102    Internet Literacy                                                3
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
CISB 203    Developing Pages for the Web                                     3
CISB 204    Commercial Internet Site Mgmt                                    3
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
MKTG 119    Mktg/Manage your Profess Image                                   3
MKTG 120    Sales                                                            3
MKTG 200    Principles of Marketing                                          3
MKTG 210    Marketing on the Internet                                        3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                 TOTAL:  12 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             0 Credits
(See the GENERAL EDUCATION section above)
            Writing Core Area  (See Note 1)                                  0
            Speech Communication Core Area  (See Note 1)                     0
            Science/Technology Core Area  (See Note 1)                       0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area  (See Note 1)        0
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Business Related (See Note 2)                           12 Credits
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting                                         4
BUSN 295    Small Business Management                                        3
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3
ECON 201    Principles of Economics-Micro                                    3
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   3
MKTG 123    Comput Field Sales Internship                                    3
MKTG 130    Retailing                                                        3
MKTG 140    Introduction to Advertising                                      3
MKTG 202    Managerial Marketing                                             3
MKTG 204    Marketing Research                                               3
MKTG 221    Consumer Behavior                                                2
MKTG 229    Public Relations                                                 2
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   60

1.    Students completing REQUIREMENTS have fulfilled the requirements for this
      Core area.
2.    Students may also choose up to 3 credits of T.I.M.E. Series courses (MGMT
      240-279).  Students should confer with a Business Careers Advisor to
      assure that the selection of Limited Choice courses will best fit their
      career plans.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                III               IV
BUSN 118          CISB 114          CISB 130          CISB 200
CABS 195          CISB 203          CISB 204          CISB 253
CISB 102          MKTG 120          SPCH 110          MGMT 234
MKTG 200          MKTG 210          WRIT 124          MKTG 119
Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.