Aug 15, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 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 Transfer Notes & Michigan Transfer Agreement

The coursework needed to complete this program is listed below.  The courses transfer and satisfy requirements at Western Michigan Univeristy. 

Students should contact Western Michigan Univeristy to obtain additional detailed information about transfer requirements. Western Michigan Univeristy ultimately makes the decisions about how each course will be used to meet the bachelor’s degree requirements. Students should also review the specific admission requirements for Western Michigan Univeristy and this business adminstartion program.

GRCC advisors and faculty are available to help students navigate transfer resources and create an individualized transfer plan, including selection of elective courses, which meets all GRCC and Western Michigan Univeristy requirements.

Graduates of this program will earn an Associate of Arts degree from GRCC and may be eligible to earn the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) credential.

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework from the General Education course list. Select coursework as directed below.  Use transfer resources available and advising to select coursework based on Western Michigan Unviersity requirements. 

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


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.