Accounting, Applied

College of Rural and Community Development
Department of Applied Business, Paralegal and Accounting
Community and Technical College
907-455-2800
www.ctc.uaf.edu/programs/abus/accounting.html

A.A.S. Degree; Minor

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

The applied accounting program prepares students for entry- and mid-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 prepares a student to enter the UAF School of Management's B.B.A. program in accounting in order to earn the 150 credits required to take the CPA exam in Alaska.

Students entering the A.A.S. program are expected to have basic computer skills equivalent to CIOS F150. Classes are scheduled during the day, in the evening and online 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, it is recommended that students complete ABUS F154 for the human relations requirement. ABUS F155 is the recommended computation course.)
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    ABUS F101--Principles of Accounting I--3 credits
    ABUS F141--Payroll Accounting--3 credits
    ABUS F175--Customer Service (3)
         or ABUS F179--Fundamentals of Supervision (3)--3 credits
    ABUS F201--Principles of Accounting II--3 credits
    ABUS F202--Principles of Accounting III--3 credits
    ABUS F203--Accounting Capstone--3 credits
    ABUS F210--Income Tax--3 credits
    ABUS F221--Microcomputer Accounting (3)
         or ABUS F220--Microcomputer Accounting: QuickBooks (3)--3 credits
    ABUS F233--Financial Management--3 credits
    ABUS F235--Fund Accounting for Non-Profits (3)
         or ABUS F160--Principles of Banking (3)--3 credits
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    CIOS F135--Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3)
         or CIOS F240--Microcomputer Databases (3)--3 credits
    Department-recommended electives--9 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--60 credits

* Students must earn a C grade (2.0) or better in each course.

    Minor

  1. Complete the following:
    ABUS F101--Principles of Accounting I--3 credits
    ABUS F201--Principles of Accounting II (3)
         or ABUS F235--Fund Accounting for Non-Profits (3)--3 credits
    ABUS F210--Income Tax--3 credits
    ABUS F220--Microcomputer Accounting: QuickBooks (3)
         or ABUS F221--Microcomputer Accounting (3)--3 credits
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    CIOS F135--Microcomputer Spreadsheets (3)
         or CIOS F240--Microcomputer Databases (3) --3 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--18 credits

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