Oakland Community College 
Programs

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

with a Concentration in Accounting
Associate Degree Requirements (ACC.ABA)

   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.
   The Associate in Business Administration Degree meets the requirements of the MACRAO transfer agreement.
   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:

  Credits
Economics 2610, 2620 6
English 1510, 1520 6
Fine Arts/Humanities 8
  These courses must be taken in more than one academic discipline. This area is defined as courses on the Fine Arts/Humanities General Education Distribution list. In addition to those listed, the following courses may be elected:  
  ARB
ART
ENG
FRE
GER
JPN
SPA
2610
2600
2760
2610, 2620
2610
2610, 2620
2610, 2620
 

Mathematics/Sciences

8
  1. This area is defined as an approved lab/science course on the Mathematics/Science General Education Distribution list.
  2. This area must include MAT 1150 or higher level. (MAT 1500 or 1540 is recommended)
 
Physical Education 1
  A minimum of one credit hour must be completed from the Physical Education courses listed in the General Education Distribution list.
 
 
POL 1510
 
3
Social Science 6
  This area is defined as courses on the Social Science General Education Distribution list or any other courses with the same prefix (ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, SSC, SOC) except (POL 1510, ECO 2610 and 2620).
 
 
Professional Business and Accounting Courses
 
20
Category 1. These courses will be required:  
  ACC 1800  Accounting Procedures
ACC 1810  Principles of Financial Accounting
ACC 1820  Principles of Managerial Accounting
BUS 1100  Introduction to Business
 
2
4
4
4
Category 2. The student must select two** of the following:  
  ACC 2070  Cost Accounting
ACC 2210  Computerized Accounting
ACC 2220  Taxation
BUS 2030  Business Law I
BUS 2040  Business Law II
BUS 2530  Principles of Management
MKT 2520  Fundamentals of Marketing Theory and Practice
 
4
3
4
3
3
3
3
 
 **  One of these selections must be an ACC course.
 
Necessary Electives to Total 62
 
Electives must be chosen from courses numbered 1000 through 2999.

   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.