CURRICULUM GUIDE

Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0839  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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. This degree can be completed entirely online. Graduates 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 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:  43 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 203    Developing Pages for the Web (See Note 1)                        3
CISB 204    Commercial Internet Site Mgmt                                    3
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:  17-19 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 2)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area                                          3-4
            Science Core Area                                              4-5
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Business Related (See Note 3)                           10 Credits
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
BUSN 295    Small Business Management                                        3
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
ECON 201    Principles of Economics-Micro                                    3
MGMT 150    Managing Customer Relations                                      3
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   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 in this curriculum may be granted approval to waive the
      prerequisites for this course by calling the Business Department at 483-
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    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 204          CISB 130
CABS 103          CISB 203          MGMT 234          MKTG 119
CABS 195          MKTG 200          MKTG 120          MKTG 210
CISB 100          SPCH 110          WRIT 124          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.