Associate in Business Administration (BUS.ABA)

Associate in Business Administration (BUS.ONL.ABA) - 100% Online

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a  student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will be able to explain what Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures.
  • Students will be able to describe the 4 P’s and apply the Marketing Mix to a product or service.
  • Students will be able to understand the differences between the basic financial statements.
  • Applies knowledge, concepts, paradigms, or theories to the assigned task.

Program Plan 2024-2025

Full Time - Fall Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

Year 1 - Fall

Courses   Credits
BUS 1100 Introduction to Business 4
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools 4
Gen Ed MTA Fine/Arts Humanities 3-4
MAT 1580 Statistics 4

Year 1 - Winter

Courses    Credits
Gen Ed MTA Fine/Arts Humanities 3-4
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
  or ENG 1510E Composition I Enhanced 4
  or ENG 1510S Composition I with Support 6
Gen Ed MTA Social Sciences (not ECO) 3-4
Gen Ed MTA Lab Science (Natural Sciences) 4

Year 1 - Summer

Courses    Credits
ACC 1800 Accounting Procedures 2
ECO 2610 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

Year 2 - Fall

Courses   Credits
ACC 1810 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ECO 2620 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 1520 Composition II 3
BUS 2030 Business Law I 3

MILESTONE: Make an appointment to meet with a counselor to apply for this degree.

Year 2 - Winter

Courses   Credits
ACC 1820 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
Gen Ed MTA Science (non-lab requirement) 3-4
BUS/CIS Recommended electives 2-7
                                                                                                                                                                          TOTAL CREDITS  60-66

Recommended Electives:

BUS 2040 Business Law II 3
BUS 2530 Management  3
BUS 2640 Marketing Fundamentals 3
CIS 1500 Introduction to Software Engineering (Java) 4
CIS 2111 Systems Analysis and Design (UML) 4


To receive the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) endorsement, students must fulfill the requirements noted for each MTA category and successfully complete at least 30 credits. All coursework used to fulfill MTA requirements must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher in EACH course.