Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Articulation Agreement

Pre-Business Administration, A.A. (Western Michigan University)

Academic Program Code: 632

This academic program lays the foundation to transfer to Western Michigan University to obtain a Bachelor of Business Administration. The program leading to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree is designed to provide students with a well-rounded, educational experience that blends the theoretical and the practical. Major components of the program are designed to provide solid foundations in the liberal arts, broad general business concepts and specialized majors.

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work from the General Education course list.  Course work must be selected as directed in the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


Select two (2) Humanities General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.  Only one (1) Foreign Language course can be used for the Humanities requirement.

Social Sciences

Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective from adiscipline other than EC.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Select two (2) Natural Sciences General Education courses from two (2) different subject areas; one (1) must be a lab.


Select one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours

30 (minimum)

Total Credit Hours


University/College Admissions Requirement

To participate in this program, students must meet the admissions requirements of Western Michigan University and the Haworth College of Business.

Transfer Notes

Western Michigan University agrees to accept designated GRCC courses toward completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration program, provided that the student earns a grade of “C” or Higher (2.0) in each course.

For Western Michigan University accouting majors only, students need to have earned at least a “C+” in BA 256  and BA 257 .

In What Order Should I Take Classes?

Please select courses from the Priority I list.  Select courses based on the number of credits you are taking in the semester, for example, if you are a part time student you do not have to take all of the courses listed.  If you are unable to schedule Priority I courses, move to and select from the list of Priority II, Priority III, and Priority IV courses.

Priority I Priority II

EN 101 - English Composition I  

General Education Course

General Education Course-Mathematics 

BA 103 - Introduction to Business  

BA 270 - Marketing    

EN 102 - English Composition II  

General Education Course

EC 251 - Principles of Macroeconomics  

BA 256 - Principles of Accounting I  

BA 145 - Computer Applications in Business I  


CIS 100 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems   

Priority III Priority IV

General Education Course

General Education Course-Nat Sci

BA 257 - Principles of Accounting II  

BA 288 - Introduction to International Business  

General Education Course-Nat Sci

BA 282 - Organizational Behavior   

EC 252 - Principles of Microeconomics 

BA 254 - Introduction to Statistics with Applied Models  


MA 215 - Statistics  

NOTE: This priority schedule assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with an Academic Program Advisor and consult My Degree Path for specific degree requirements.