NMC Transfer Guide

To: Davenport University - University Center

Program: Business Administration

The following Bachelor's of Business Administration (BBA) degree majors are available in Traverse City. Each major is numbered with a brief description. Please match the major with the appropriate business course requirements. If a course is not listed with a number, all majors are required to take that course and will be marked with a * before the class unless otherwise stated.

BBA Majors Available Through Davenport at the University Center in Traverse City

  1. General Business - General Studies
  2. General Business - Applied Studies (Associates Degree completed)
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Management
  5. Management with Aviation Management Specialty
  6. Management with Financial Management Specialty
  7. Marketing

1. General Business - general Studies

The General Business BBA degree prepares students to enter the business or government sectors as general managers. Presented with learning opportunities ranging from lecture and textbook study to case analysis and business simulations, students are grounded in the fundamentals of business, with emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving. The substantial number of elective courses allows students to tailor this degree program to individual career objectives.

Students must take a minimum of 30 semester hours at Davenport to fulfill residency requirements. This includes at least 15 semester hours of their Foundations of Business requirements and the BUSN 495 Business Planning Capstone course at Davenport. This degree program may not be used as part of a double major.

2. General Business - Applied Science (associates Degree completed)

The Applied Studies option of the General Business BBA is specifically designed for those who have already attained an associate's degree. The distinctive feature of this program is its recognition of the expertise evidenced by the earned associates degree. The associate's degree may be obtained at any accredited community college, junior college or other institution that grants associate's degrees. Credits earned toward the associate's degree will then be accepted at Davenport University under the following conditions:

  1. The applied associate's degree must include at least 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) in a suitable major area of study not currently offered at Davenport University, including business, health, technology, general studies, or liberal arts.
  2. The 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) can only be used as transfer credits in the major area of the degree major.
  3. All credits towards an associate's degree up to 64 semester hours (96 quarter hours) shall be accepted.
  4. Semester hours beyond 64 (96 quarter hours) will be accepted only if:
    1. They are equivalent to a Foundation of Excellence requirement or elective at Davenport, or
    2. They are equivalent to a Foundations of Business course at Davenport, or
    3. They are an acceptable substitute, as determined by the Department Chairs, for either a Foundations of Excellence or Foundations or Business requirement.

3. Human Resource Management

Students fain skills in human resource management fundamentals through broad exposure to various human resource topics in a learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world management application. Through varied learning methodologies, students are exposed to a range of human resource career opportunities with emphasis on the strategic role of human resources in today's business world.

4. Management

Management student gains skills in business fundamentals and specific management disciplines in a learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world management application. Through varied learning methodologies, students are exposed to a wide variety of management opportunities with emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management and an optional specialty in Aviation Management or Financial Management (see details below).

5 Management with aviation management specialty

The BBA degree in Aviation Management from Davenport University allows full transfer credit for coursework from the Associates degree in Aviation (AAS) at NMC. Completion of an additional 18 credits of NMC aviation electives and 33 credits of Davenport courses fulfill the bachelor's program requirements. Students completing this degree program will meet the requirements of the FAA's First Officer Qualification rule proposed in February 2012. This proposal allows graduates of four-year aviation programs to become airline first officers with fewer flying hours requirements than non-graduates.

6. Management with Financial Management Specialty

Students who select the Financial Management speciality of the BBA Management degree will be prepared for general management positions within the financial services sector, such as banking, investments and insurance. All students choosing this specialty will complete course work in Cost Accounting, Advanced Corporate Finance, and Money & Banking; students may then opt for a Financial Analysis track (courses in Financial Analysis and International Finance) or an Investments track (courses in Investment Planning and Portfolio Management).

7. Marketing

Marketing student gains skills in business fundamentals and specific marketing disciplines in a learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world marketing application. Students become familiar with the marketing functions and processes that deliver customer value, enhance customer, and benefit organizations and their stakeholders. Varied learning methodologies that emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, and ethical decision-making prepare students for the marketing challenges of today’s global environment. Marketing students may select a specialty in Advertising & Promotion, Business - to - Business, or Sport Marketing, or choose from a wide variety of elective marketing courses.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • Davenport is a private, non-profit university which offers institutional scholarships, discounts and grants. In addition, NMC and Davenport University have entered into a financial aid Consortium Agreement, which allows enrolled Davenport students to receive their financial aid from Davenport for courses work completed at NMC.
  • The FAFSA online form should be completed between January 1 and March 1 each year to determine financial aid eligibility. Financial aid is awarded year-round as students are admitted and enroll for Davenport classes.
  • Davenport courses may be 7-weeks or 15-weeks in length and are offered year-round in Traverse City or online. Transfer to Davenport, course enrollment, and financial aid awards may occur at anytime during the calendar year, although its strongly recommended that students enroll at least 2 weeks before the start of a semester or session.
  • Students planning to transfer credits to Davenport from other institutions - including NMC - should meet with a Davenport academic advisor as early as possible in their academic careers to ensure the proper selection of courses. To schedule an appointment with a Davenport advisor, phone (231) 995-1740.
  • Students are required to take a specific number of classes from Davenport for the Bachelor's degree. Davenport will allow some flexibility in business courses, such as course substitutions or credit for prior learning including career and military experience. See a Davenport academic advisor for details.
  • Students with 15 or more transferrable semester credits will be admitted. Transferrable credits include college - level courses completed with a grade of a C or better from a regionally accredited institution such as NMC. Students entering without college-level math or English will be tested for appropriate placement.
  • Completed of the following NMC courses represents one-half or more of a bachelor's degree and could result in an Associates of General Studies.
  • Courses are required for all Davenport University Center degrees unless otherwise stated.
  • It is strongly recommended that students with transfer credits from other institutions work in conjunction with Davenport advisors. Only Davenport will be able to decide which classes will transfer into their Bachelor program other than those listed on this guide. All students should make contact with Davenport as early in their academic career as possible to insure the proper selection of classes.
  • A 2.0 GPA and a 2.0 in each class is required.
  • Courses marked with * are required by all majors unless otherwise stated.
  • Completion of the following NMC courses represents one half or more of a bachelor's degree and could result in an Associate of Science/Arts or Applied Associate degree at NMC.

All students should contact Davenport early in your academic career to insure the proper selection of courses: (231) 995-1740

Basic Requirements

Communications

Credits

ENG 111 English Composition

4

ENG 112 English Composition

4

Humanities

Credits

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3-4

Science/Math

Credits

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4

Social Science

Credits

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3

Major and Additional Requirements

ACC 121 Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122 Accounting Principles II

4

ACC 225 Cost/Management Account (Major #6)

3

BUS 101 Introduction to Business

3

BUS 261 Business Law

3

CIT 100 Introduction to Computers in Business

3

CIT 210 Electronic Spreadsheets

3

COM 111 Public Speaking

4

ECO 201 Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202 Microeconomics

3

ENG 220 Technical Writing

3

MGT 241 Principles of Management

3

MGT 251 Human Resource Management (All Majors except #7)

3

MKT 201 Principles of Marketing

3

MKT 210 Principles of Selling (Major #7)

3

MKT 241 Principles of Advertising (Major #7)

3

MTH 111 Intermediate Algebra

4

MTH 131 Probability & Statistics

3

PHL 201 or 202 Ethics or Ethical Dilemmas

3

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students may have the opportunity to take additional classes from NMC as elective credits. Please meet with your Davenport advisor to assure you have taken the maximum number of credits from NMC and minimize your tuition bill from Davenport.

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Fall 2012

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