2003-2004 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Accounting, Applied

College of Rural Alaska

Business Technologies Division

Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109

Chukchi Campus (907) 442-3400

Interior-Aleutians Campus (907) 474-5439

Kuskokwim Campus (907) 543-4500

Northwest Campus (907) 443-2201

Tanana Valley Campus (907) 474-7400

Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for A.A.S. degree: 60 credits

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The applied accounting program prepares students for entry-level accounting positions in payables and/or receivables, bookkeeping and payroll accounting. This program covers financial decision-making tools for the small business operator as well.

Courses in the applied accounting program address the concerns of modern business people and provide the training necessary to enhance business success. The applied accounting program may prepare a student to enter the Rural Development B.A. degree program and the Technology B.T. degree program.

Classes are scheduled in the evening to accommodate working students. Microcomputer and office technology labs are available for "hands on" training.

Undergraduate Program

Major

Applied Accounting -- A.A.S. Degree

1. Complete the general university requirements.
2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements. (As part of the A.A.S. degree requirements, complete ABUS 154 for the human relations requirement. ABUS 155 is the recommended computation course.)
3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*

ABUS 101 -- Principles of Financial Accounting I (3 credits)
ABUS 141 -- Payroll Accounting (3 credits)
ABUS 175 -- Customer Service (3 credits)
ABUS 179 -- Fundamentals of Supervision (3 credits)
ABUS 201 -- Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
ABUS 210 -- Income Tax (3 credits)
ABUS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3 credits)
ABUS 230 -- Applied Intermediate Accounting (3 credits)
ABUS 233 -- Financial Management (3 credits)
ABUS 235 -- Fund Accounting for Non-Profits (3 credits)
ABUS 241 -- Applied Business Law (3 credits)
BA 151 -- Introduction to Business (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3 credits)
CIOS 150 -- Computer Business Applications** (3 credits)
ABUS, ACCT, BA or CIOS elective (3 credits)
4. Minimum credits required (60 credits)
* Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.

** Student with "Microsoft Office" competency may substitute a more advanced CIOS course which fulfills certificate or degree requirements in lieu of CIOS 150.

Minor

1. Complete the following:
ABUS 101 -- Principles of Financial Accounting I (3 credits)
ABUS 201 -- Principles of Financial Accounting II (3)
or ABUS 235 -- Fund Accounting for Non-Profits (3) (3 credits)
ABUS 210 -- Income Tax (3 credits)
ABUS 220 -- Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks (3)
or ABUS 221 -- Microcomputer Accounting (3) (3 credits)
BA 151 -- Introduction to Business (3) (3 credits)
CIOS 135 -- Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3)
or CIOS 240 -- Microcomputer Databases (3) (3 credits)
2. Minimum credits required 18


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