Oakland Community College

The School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint) and Oakland Community College (OCC) have an articulation agreement to provide an easy transition for OCC students transferring to UM-Flint to pursue their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. 

The UM-Flint BBA program is designed to meet the needs of traditional students, returning students, and students already established in their professional careers. The guide below illustrates course equivalencies and maps a curriculum plan that allows OCC students to transfer with ease.  In addition to the requirements below, students must complete the business core courses and the requirements of the major of their choice at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Please check the transfer equivalency page of the University of Michigan-Flint Office of Admissions for the transfer situation of other Oakland Community College courses.


University of Michigan - Flint Oakland Community College
Pre-Business Courses Course Equivalent
MTH 118 or MTH 121 MAT 1600 or MAT 1730
ECN 201 ECO 2610
ECN 202 ECO 2620
PSY 100 or SOC 100 PSY 2510* or SOC 2510
*Required for marketing students.
BUS 110 BUS 1100 or BUS 2530
BUS 115 CIS 1050
ACC 201 ACC 1810 or ACC 2510
ACC 202 ACC 1820 or ACC 2520
MGT 211 MAT 1580
BUS 250 BUS 2030
Focus Elective Courses Course Equivalent
Two-Course Elective (6-8 hours): 300 - 400 level course
options available in areas such as: economics, communication,
computer science, ethics, foreign language, international studies/
history, or sociology/anthropology.
Please see your MCC Counselor or contact the UM-Flint School
of Management advisors at (866) 763-6221 for more information.
General Education Course Equivalent
First Year Experience (FYE): UNV 100
Required if transferring with less than 25 credits.
English Composition: ENG 112
ENG 1520
Social Science (S) - 6 credit hours
ECO 2610 and ECO 2620
You may also refer to the transfer equivalency page.
Humanities (H) - 6 credit hours
Global Studies (GS) - 3 credit hours
Fine Arts (F) - 3 credit hours
Health and Well Being (HW) - 3 credit hours
Finance and Quantitative Literacy (FQ) - 3 credit hours
MAT 1580, MAT 1600, or MAT 1730
You may also refer to the transfer equivalency page.
Natural Science (N/NL) - 4 credit hours with a lab
Technology (T) - 3 credit hours
Capstone (CAP) - 3 credit hours: BUS 489

BBA Requirements:

  • Completion of specific course requirements in english, mathematics, economics, and business administration, totaling 120 or more credits.
  • Completion of at least 48 credit hours in business core and major courses, including at least 36 credits in upper-division courses in business.
  • Achievement of minimum grade point averages of 2.0 in the overall college work, 2.0 in courses taken in the School of Management, and 2.0 in the major program.
  • Completion of at least 30 credit hours of business courses at the University of Michigan - Flint.
  • Completion of at least 45 credits while enrolled at the University of Michigan - Flint (in residence).
  • Completion of the two non-business focus electives and ENG 338 - Communications in Business.

Transfer Guidelines:

  • Grade of "C" or better is required for courses to transfer.
  • Students must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to be considered for admission to the university.