CURRICULAR GUIDE

Business Administration
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0243  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

This degree program provides basic instruction in key business areas, such as
management, marketing, finances, computers and other business-related areas. 
Graduates of this program may qualify for entry level/hands-on positions. 
Additional education will enhance an individual's employment and advancement
opportunities.  Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges. 
Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor
before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 41 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3
BUSN 201    International Business                                           3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
ECON 201    Principles of Economics-Micro                                    3
LEGL 215    Busn Law I, Basic Principles                                     3
MATH 117    Math for Business                                                4
MGMT 200    Creative Thinking for Business                                   3
MGMT 225    Principles of Management                                         3
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
MKTG 200    Principles of Marketing                                          3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 20-23 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas (See Note 1)                0 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                0
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      0
            Mathematics Competency

CHOICE 2:   Management Related (See Note 2)                        5-6 Credits

CHOICE 3:   Marketing Related (See Note 3)                         5-6 Credits

CHOICE 4:   Computer Related (See Note 4)                          4-5 Credits

CHOICE 5:   Business Related(See Note 5)                             6 Credits
ACCG 211    Principles of Accounting II                                      4
BUSN 251    Stock Market Essentials                                          3
ECON 202    Principles of Economics-Macro                                    3
ECON 213    U.S. Economic/Business History                                   3
LABR 200    Intro to Labor Relations                                         3
LABR 204    Employment Law for Managers                                      3
LEGL 216    Busn Law II, Commercial Law                                      3
LEGL 217    Busn Law III, Busn Organiza                                      3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   61

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      these Core areas.
2.    Choose courses with a MGMT prefix that are not already used to meet
      degree requirements.  Up to 3 credits total from the T.I.M.E. Series may
      be used (MGMT 240 - MGMT 279). BUSN 295 may also be used.
3.    Choose courses with a MKTG prefix that are not already used to meet
      degree requirements. BUSN 229 and/or BUSN 250 may also be used.
4.    Choose CABS-prefix courses of 110 or above.
5.    Students should confer with a Business Careers program advisor to assure
      that selection of Limited Choice courses will best fit their career

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
BUSN 118          BUSN 201          ACCG 210          LEGL 215
MATH 117          CISB 200          ECON 201          Lim.Ch.
SPCH 110          MGMT 234          MGMT 200          Lim.Ch.
WRIT 127          MKTG 200          MGMT 225          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.