Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting (ACC.ABA)

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Associate in Business Administration

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The Associate Degree in Business Administration Degree with a concentration in accounting offers a cognitive foundation in areas fundamental to business studies such as accounting, economics and mathematics.

Students elect the Associate in Business Administration Degree for various reasons that may include further study toward a bachelor degree or as preparation for CPA certification or MBA programs.

Before taking business courses, students should consult a counselor since the requirements of four-year colleges and universities, both private and public, vary considerably.

Graduating from this program does not automatically qualify the student for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement. Students in this program seeking MTA endorsement should work closely with an OCC counselor to identify classes from the MTA List which apply to the endorsement and to degree requirements.

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Courses that Satisfy Associate in Business Administration Degree with a Concentration in Accounting Requirements

Candidates for the Associate in Business Administration Degree with a concentration in accounting must satisfy the “requirements for an associate degree” as well as the specific minimum requirements:

Economics I3
Economics II3
Composition I3
Composition II3
Fine Arts/Humanities8
Complete 8 credits from Fine Arts/Humanities courses listed in the General Education Distribution List or from the courses listed below. Courses must be taken in more than one academic discipline.
American Art3
William Shakespeare: Tragedies, Romances and Selected Poems3
Intermediate French I4
Intermediate French II4
Intermediate Japanese I4
Intermediate Japanese II4
Intermediate Spanish I4
Intermediate Spanish II4
Intermediate Algebra (or higher level except MAT 1525, MAT 2530 or MAT 2540) 4
Social Science6
Professional Business and Accounting Courses
Category 1 - Required Courses:18
Accounting Procedures2
Principles of Financial Accounting4
Principles of Managerial Accounting4
Introduction to Business4
Cost Accounting4
Category 2 - Complete two of the following courses:6-7
Computerized Accounting3
Business Law I3
Business Law II3
Principles of Management3
Fundamental of Marketing Theory/Practice3
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses58-59
Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Business Administration degree. These courses must be completed from courses numbered 1000 through 2999.1-2
Total Credit Hours60

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.