2005-2006 UAF Catalog


Degrees and Program Index


Applied Business

ABUS 051 3 Credits
Bookkeeping For Business

Basic concepts and procedures of practical bookkeeping. Recording and reporting financial data for service and merchandising business. Covers businesses owned by one individual only (sole proprietorships.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 070 1 Credit
Job Readiness Skills

Pre-employment and human relation skills necessary for job success, including how to identify career choices and employment opportunities; how to prepare a resume, job applications, cover and follow-up letters; and how to develop human relation skills. The student will select, prepare and be interviewed for jobs which match his/her skills identified through a self-assessment inventory. Offered at Northwest Campus. (1+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 101 3 Credits
Principles of Financial Accounting I

Accounting concepts and procedures for service businesses and for merchandising businesses owned by a single proprietor. A preparer's approach is used emphasizing the use of debits and credits to account for the details of business transactions. Also available via Independent Learning. (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 120 1--3 Credits
Basics of Investing

Personal financial planning, goal setting and investing. Stocks, bonds, trusts, securities, options, real estate and other investment vehicles. Inflation, taxes, interest rates, retirement and selecting financial planners. Also available via Independent Learning. (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 130 3 Credits
Real Estate

Broad social and economic impact of real estate. Buying, selling, leasing, and investing in residential and investment real estate. Contracts, deeds, mortgages, leases, title insurance, sales, brokerage and other related subjects. Fundamental preparation for the Real Estate licensing examination. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 135 3 Credits
Record Keeping for Business

Skills in keeping business records and banking procedures as a cashier, sales clerk, purchasing agent or payroll clerk. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 141 1-3 Credits
Payroll Accounting

Payroll records and laws. Methods to compile and calculate payroll information, earnings, deductions, net wages. City, state and federal tax report forms. For payroll personnel. (1--3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 142 1-3 Credits
Office Accounting I

Basic accounting procedures in retail, service and trade businesses. The complete accounting cycle including record keeping, posting and preparation of financial statements, bank reconciliation, payroll computations and closing books. Accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, credit and other accounting requirements. (1--3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 143 2 Credits
Office Accounting II

Financial activities of partnerships and corporations with emphasis on accrual basis of accounting. Notes payable, notes receivable, interest transactions, bad debts, partnership equity accounting, corporate stock transactions, corporate earnings, capital transactions, bonds, long term liabilities and investments. (2+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 150 1 Credit
Time Management

Proven techniques and tools for gaining control over events that shape our lives. Topics include desk control, handling interruptions, meetings and other time robbers including procrastination. Franklin Day Planner System must be purchased from UAF bookstore prior to first class meeting. (1+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 151 1--3 Credits
Village Based Entrepreneurship

Technical and personal requirements for establishing and maintaining a small business in a rural village; advantages and disadvantages of operating a small business in a rural village. May be offered in three, one credit modules (a, b and c). (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 154 3 Credits
Human Relations

Attitudes, self-concepts, personal communication styles, motivation, interactions, positive reinforcements, team building and leadership development. (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 155 1-3 Credits
Business Math

Review of basic math computation skills applied to various business areas. Emphasis on applications. (1--3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 158 1--3 Credits
Introduction to Tourism

Forces which influence international and domestic hospitality, leisure, travel and recreation industries. Socioeconomic models and measure of regional impact, demand and supply. (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 160 3 Credits
Principles of Banking

Banking in today's economy. Language and documents of banking, check processing, teller functions, deposits, credit and payment functions, loans, investments, trust, the Federal Reserve System and other regulatory agencies. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 175 3 Credits
Customer Service

Presents customer service as integral to business success. Preparation for effective interaction with customers. Includes knowledge of trends, interpretation of trends and development of fundamental skills necessary to achieve excellence. (Recommended: BA 151 and ABUS 154.) (3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 178 3 Credits
Business and Professional Presentations

Organizing a message, document design, visual presentations, analyzing audiences, communicating the message and presenting financial information. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 179 3 Credits
Fundamentals of Supervision

Effective supervisory concepts including planning, organizing and staffing functions. Communicating and delegating effectively, morale, productivity, decision making, positive position discipline and performance goals development. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 188 1 Credit
Personal Income Tax

Taxable income, deductions, credit, exemptions and computation. Computer use, record keeping methods, tax forms and new tax laws. (1+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 199 1--3 Credits
Practicum in Applied Business

Supervised training and work experience. Analysis of work experience and relationship of the job to career and academic goals. Managerial concepts, problems of working with groups and individuals, organizational structures, communications and planning. (Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 201 3 Credits
Principles of Financial Accounting II

Accounting concepts and procedures for businesses organized as partnerships or corporations and performing manufacturing operations. A preparer's approach is used emphasizing the use of debits and credits to account for the details of business transactions. Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisites: ABUS 101.) (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 210 3 Credits
Income Tax

Income tax fundamentals. Includes how to complete basic income tax forms/schedules for individuals and small business owners. Covers taxable income, deductions, credits, exemptions, computation, record keeping methods, new tax laws and strategies to reduce tax bill. (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 211 2 Credits
Tax for Business Entities

Business tax reports. Tax planning and strategies to reduce the tax bill, payroll tax reports and depository requirements, methods of compensation, acquiring and disposing of business assets, and planning for corporate reorganization or liquidation. New tax laws. (2+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 220 3 Credits
Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks

Basic microcomputer principles. Includes entering transactions, analyzing results, correcting errors, organizing business finances. Quickbooks is a widely-used accounting software application. Also available via Independent Learning. (Prerequisites: ABUS 101 or permission of instructor.) (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 221 3 Credits
Microcomputer Accounting
(Cross-listed with CIOS 221)

Computer processing of accounting transactions. Software packages, microcomputer systems and hardware, computer terminology, system analysis and actual computer operations in accounting. (Prerequisites: ACCT 261 and ABUS 142.) (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 223 3 Credits
Real Estate Law

Deeds and conveyances, mortgages, liens, rentals, appraisals and other transactions in real estate and law. Also available via Independent Learning. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 230 3 Credits
Applied Intermediate Accounting

Review of accounting principles with emphasis on working capital, plant assets, intangible assets and financial statement presentation. Current accounting pronouncements. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 231 1--3 Credits
Introduction to Personnel

Company organizational structure, job analysis, staffing and organization, employee growth and development, employee supervision and developing leadership skills. May be offered in three one credit modules. (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 232 3 Credits
Contemporary Management Issues

Management functions including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling, human aspects of management, and decision making. (Prerequisite: BA 151 or permission of instructor.) (3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 233 3 Credits
Financial Management

Corporate financial planning and control, asset management, capital budgeting, financial markets and instruments. (Prerequisite: BA 151, ABUS 101 or 261.) (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 235 3 Credits
Fund Accounting for Non-Profits

Accounting for nonprofit organizations, governmental units, health care providers, voluntary health and welfare organizations, public schools, colleges, universities and other organizations using fund accounting. (Prerequisite: ABUS 101.) (3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 241 3 Credits
Applied Business Law I

Legal aspects of business problems. Principles, institutions and administration of law in contracts, agency, employment, personal sales and property ownership. (Prerequisite: BA 151.) (3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 242 3 Credits
Employment Law

Labor and employment law with emphasis on case analysis. (Prerequisite: BA 151.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 255 3 Credits
Marketing in Tourism

Basic principles of marketing for the tourism industry. Emphasis on Alaska as the tourist destination. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 256 1--3 Credits
Small Hotel, Bed and Breakfast, and Lodge Operations

Introduction to hospitality industry focusing on the development and operation of small hotels, bed and breakfast accommodations, and lodge operations. May be offered in three one credit modules. (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 260 3 Credits
Marketing Practices

Designed to give students a real-world view of basic marketing principles and practices. Emphasizes planning strategy and application of marketing concepts in analysis of case studies. Examines nature of marketing and its environment, selecting target markets, and developing a market mix: product price, promotion and distribution. (3+0) Offered Fall, Spring


ABUS 261 3 Credits
Analyzing Financial Statements

Statement analysis, accounting data, cash flow management ratios, comparative statements, forecasting, liquidity, solvency and capital structure related to financial conditions and performance of modern business enterprise. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 263 3 Credits
Public Relations

Introduces the student to public relations and the role it plays in our world and society. Public relations is image making, repairing and promoting. PR involves promotion, selling, advertising and creating public, corporate, government, church and other institutional images. Public relations professionals need skills in psychology, writing, mass media theory, image construction, persuasion and audience analysis. (Prerequisite: BA 151.) (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 265 3 Credits
Seminar in Applied Marketing

Analysis of the managerial relevance of current issues in marketing in the professional and/or popular marketing literature. A historical perspective will be provided through classic readings from the literature. Includes analysis and discussion of readings in theory, marketing mix, and ethics. The relation and role of marketing relative to other functional areas of the firm will be explored. (Prerequisite: ABUS 260 or permission of instructor.) (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 267 1--3 Credits
Transportation and Logistics Management

Understanding of issues and challenges concerning structure and management of air, sea, rail and highway transportation systems. Emphasis on effective management of the transporting of people and goods intra-Alaska and to destinations that are served from Alaska. (Prerequisite: ABUS 158 or permission of instructor.) (1--3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 268 1--3 Credits
Rural Tourism: Planning and Principles
(Cross-listed with RD 268)

Introduction to rural tourism planning and principles. Students examine rural tourism attractions and trends, tourism planning and policy formation, quality standards, and cultural and environmental impacts of tourism. (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 269 1--3 Credits
Food and Beverage Management

Development of a successful food and beverage system from its inception to operation. Menu planning, purchasing, preparation, service and food/beverage cost control. (Prerequisite: ABUS 158 or permission of instructor.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


ABUS 272 3 Credits
Small Business Planning

Small business planning process elements including the components of a written business plan. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 273 3 Credits
Managing A Small Business

Entrepreneurship and management, starting a new business, buying an existing business or franchise. Managing, marketing, staffing, financing, budgeting, pricing, operational analysis and controls. (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 274 1-3 Credits
E-commerce

Exploration of trends in Internet commerce. Analysis of the elements needed to build and manage a successful e-commerce business. Website planning and creation include information design, navigation design and site presentation. (Recommended: ABUS 273, BA 151 and CIOS 150.) (1--3+0) Offered Fall


ABUS 275 3 Credits
Applied International Business

Case study and research-oriented approach to cultural, economic, political, social, logistical and other business issues in the ever-changing international business environment. (Recommended: ABUS 273 and BA 151.) (3+0) Offered Spring


ABUS 299 1--9 Credits
Practicum in Applied Business

Supervised training and work experience (local or foreign study abroad). Analysis of work experience and relationship of the job to career and academic goals. Managerial concepts, problems of working with groups and individuals, organizational structures, communications and planning. (Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.) Offered Fall, Spring


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