Business Administration (INB.BUS.ABA) with concentration in International Business

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 discuss various emerging global business issues such as international economics, international marketing and global communications and demonstrate an understanding of various cultural diversity challenges that global businesses face.
  • Students will be able to develop business and cross-cultural strategy competency for a changing global economy and foster a commitment to ethical behavior and lifelong learning with a global perspective.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the international economic environment through exploring such issues as international trade, trade organizations, global monetary systems, and financial institutions.
  • Students will be able to recognize the challenges and opportunities in foreign markets. 
  • Students will be able to identify methods and tactics used by successful international business firms to overcome challenges in business operations such as communication and marketing. 
  • Students will be able to identify how cultural, economic, geographic, and political systems impact ethical behavior in a global business environment and demonstrate effective global and collaborative interpersonal skills in intercultural team setting.

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 2150 International Business 3
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools 4
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
  or ENG 1510E Composition I Enhanced 4
  or ENG 1510S Composition I with Support 6
MAT 1580 Statistics 4

Year 1 - Winter

Courses    Credits
BUS 2030 Business Law I 3
COM 2290 Intercultural Communication 3
Gen Ed MTA Fine/Arts Humanities 3-4
Gen Ed MTA Lab Science (Natural Science) 4

Year 1 - Summer

Courses    Credits
ACC 1800 Accounting Procedures  2
ECO 2610 Principles of Macroeconimics 3
Gen Ed MTA Social Sciences (not ECO) 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/CIS Recommended electives 2

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

Year 2 - Winter

Courses   Credits
ACC 1820 Prinicples of Managerial Accounting 4
ECO 2640 International Economics 3
Gen Ed MTA Science (non-lab requirement) 3-4
Gen Ed MTA  Fine/Arts Humanities 3-4

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
CIS 2313 E- Business & E-Commerce 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