2007-2008 UAF Catalog


Accounting, Applied

College of Rural and Community Development
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) 455-2800
http://www.tvc.uaf.edu/programs/abus/accounting.html

A.A.S. Degree

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.

Major--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 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 202--Principles of Accounting III--3 credits
    ABUS 210--Income Tax--3 credits
    ABUS 221--Microcomputer Accounting (3)
          or ABUS 220--Microcomputer Accounting: Quickbooks (3)--3 credits
    ABUS 233--Financial Management--3 credits
    ABUS 235--Fund Accounting for Non-Profits--3 credits
    ABUS 241--Applied Business Law (3)
          or ABUS 242--Employment Law (3)--3 credits
    BA 151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    CIOS 135--Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3)
          or CIOS 240--Microcomputer Databases (3)--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 Accounting I--3 credits
    ABUS 201--Principles of 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 credits
    CIOS 135--Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3)
          or CIOS 240--Microcomputer Databases (3)--3 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--18 credits

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