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General Business

Macomb’s General Business Program gives you the opportunity to tailor your coursework to meet your own specific interests and educational goals. In addition to required courses that will provide you with a solid foundation in General Business, you may also choose to specialize and earn skill specific certificates in International Business or Global Supply Chain Management by taking additional courses.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for General Business

  1. This program can be completed 100 percent online, so you don’t have to interrupt your schedule
  2. Access to business coaching/resources through our Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  3. An annual pitch competition that gives students the chance to win funding and get feedback on their business ideas

General Business Courses at Macomb

  • Business Enterprise
  • Financial Record Keeping
  • Accounting for Entrepreneurs
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Computer and Information Processing Principles
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Business Communications
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business
  • Dynamics of Retailing

Career Opportunities in General Business

With an Associate of Business Administration (ABA) Degree or Certificate in General Business or a Skill Specific Certificate in International Business or Supply Chain Management, you will be qualified for positions that include business operations specialist, management and manager.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s General Business Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA), speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

Occupational Certificate in Business

Macomb’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department offers certificate programs in business that may be earned in six months or less. These can provide you with a gateway into a business career and the option of earning a salary in a business-related position while you pursue further education, training and/or certification in General Business.

How do I find out more about the General Business Program?

For more information on the General Business Program at Macomb, contact the General Business Program advisors: Professor Patrick Greek, 586.286.2253, or
Professor Robert James, 586.498.4012.

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