School of Management
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 123 credits
The accounting department offers an extensive program for those interested in the fields of general accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, taxation and government accounting. The objectives of the program are to provide a strong business background through an understanding of accounting and to train students for employment in accounting work.
The UAF accounting program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The AACSB accredits 120 programs nationwide, and the UAF accounting program is the only program in Alaska with AACSB accreditation.
The accounting program prepares students for certification as Certified Public Accountants, Certified Management Accountants, Certified Financial Managers, Certified Internal Auditors and Certified Fraud Examiners. The UAF accounting program places nearly 100 percent of its graduates.
- Complete the general university requirements. (As part of the core curriculum requirements, complete: BA F323X* and MATH F262X*.)
- Complete the B.B.A. degree requirements. (As part of the common body of knowledge, complete AIS F316.)
- Complete ENGL F314W,O/2*.
- Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
ACCT F330--Income Tax--3 credits
ACCT F342--Managerial Cost Accounting--3 credits
ACCT F361--Intermediate Accounting--3 credits
ACCT F362--Intermediate Accounting--3 credits
ACCT F414--Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting--3 credits
ACCT F452W--Auditing--3 credits
- Complete two of the following:*
ACCT F401--Advanced Accounting--3 credits
ACCT F404--Advanced Cost Accounting and Controllership--3 credits
ACCT F430--Advanced Taxes--3 credits
ACCT F472--Advanced Auditing--3 credits
AIS F473--Applied System Design--3 credits
- Complete free electives--9 - 13 credits
- Minimum credits required--123 credits
* Students must earn a C grade (2.0) or better in each course.
Note: The B.B.A. degree requires 50 percent of the accounting, business administration and economics credits to be earned in residence at UAF.
Note: Students within 18 credit hours of fulfilling the requirement for the bachelor's degree are eligible to take the CPA examination in Alaska. Students completing a bachelor's degree after Dec. 31, 2000 will be required to meet the state's 150-hour requirement to receive a CPA certificate.
- Complete the following:*
ACCT F261--Accounting Concepts and Uses I--3 credits
ACCT F262--Accounting Concepts and Uses II--3 credits
Upper-division accounting electives--9 credits
- Minimum credits required--15 credits
* Students must earn a C grade (2.0) (2.0) or better in each course.
Note: Courses completed to satisfy this minor can be used to simultaneously satisfy other major or general distribution requirements.