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OCC, U-M-Flint agreement eases transfer of business students

Oakland Community College (OCC) and the U-M-Flint School of Management have entered into a new partnership that will benefit OCC students seeking a bachelor's degree in business.

Officials from both schools signed a new articulation agreement April 2. It will ensure a smooth transition for students who complete courses for an Associate in Business Administration Degree at OCC to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program at U-M-Flint.

"Approximately half of our students intend to transfer to four-year schools and a large percentage major in business, our third largest credit program," says OCC Chancellor Timothy Meyer. "This new agreement with the University of Michigan-Flint gives our business graduates the opportunity to earn their bachelor's degrees at an outstanding institution of higher education."

"We are delighted to be signing the Bachelor of Business Administration articulation agreement with Oakland Community College," says U-M-Flint Interim Chancellor Jack Kay.

Under the agreement, students may transfer any number of semester credit hours of general education and other relevant credit hours earned at OCC toward a BBA degree at U-M-Flint; however, students are required to complete at least 45 institutional hours at

A grade of "C" or better is required of courses for transfer.

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