Prospective students must meet standard OCC eligibility requirements – there is an
open admissions policy and placement tests and new student orientation are required
in most cases. Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan
This option is intended for individuals who desire entry-level employment in the field
of general accounting. Successful completion of this option will result in a Certificate
in General Accounting. Eligibility for this certificate is dependent upon the student
achieving a ‘C’ or better in each of the required courses. The student may choose
to continue and complete an Associate in Business Administration or an Associate in
Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
CERTIFICATE - PROGRAM PLAN
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION / ACCOUNTING
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
DEGREE - PROGRAM PLAN