CURRICULUM GUIDE

Business Administration
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0243  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This degree program, which can be completed entirely online, provides basic
instruction in key business areas such as management, marketing, finances,
computers and other business-related areas. Graduates of this program may
qualify for entry level/hands-on positions. Additional education will enhance
an individual's employment and advancement opportunities.  Not all courses in
this program transfer to all colleges. Students planning to transfer should
see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

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

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 34 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
BUSN 201    International Business                                           3
ECON 201    Principles of Economics-Micro                                    3
LEGL 215    Busn Law I, Basic Principles                                     3
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   3
MGMT 225    Principles of Management                                         3
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
MKTG 200    Principles of Marketing                                          3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 27-32 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                           7-9 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Management Related (See Note 2)                        5-6 Credits

CHOICE 3:   Marketing Related (See Note 3)                         5-6 Credits

CHOICE 4:   Computer Related (See Note 4)                          4-5 Credits

CHOICE 5:   Business Related (See Note 5)                            6 Credits
ACCG 211    Principles of Accounting II                                      4
BUSN 250    Personal Finance                                                 3
BUSN 251    Stock Market Essentials                                          3
ECON 202    Principles of Economics-Macro                                    3
ECON 213    U.S. Economic/Business History                                   3
LABR 200    Intro to Labor Relations                                         3
LABR 204    Employment Law for Managers                                      3
LEGL 216    Busn Law II, Commercial Law                                      3
LEGL 217    Busn Law III, Busn Organiza                                      3
MGMT 345    Context and Transformation                                       3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   61

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Choose courses with a MGMT prefix that are not already used to meet
      degree requirements.  Up to 3 credits total from the T.I.M.E. Series may
      be used (MGMT 240 - MGMT 279). BUSN 295 may also be used.
3.    Choose courses with a MKTG prefix that are not already used to meet
      degree requirements.
4.    Choose CABS-prefix courses of 110 or above.
5.    Students should confer with a Business Careers program advisor to assure
      that selection of Limited Choice courses will best fit their career
6.    This degree can be completed entirely online. Students wishing to
      complete an online business transfer program should consult with an
      advisor in the Business Department.

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          BUSN 201          ACCG 210          LEGL 215
SPCH 110          MGMT 225          ECON 201          Lim.Ch.
WRIT 127          MGMT 234          MGMT 200          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           MKTG 200          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.