Business, 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

A.A.S. Degree; minors

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Planning and preparation are the keys to success in business. The A.A.S. degree in applied business provides students with the skills and training needed to run a business effectively. The program covers basic knowledge and skills, emerging technologies, advanced procedures and interpersonal skills. Courses teach the principles of accounting, management, human relations, math, communications, customer service, computers, law, finance and logic. Instructors provide a practical understanding of the marketplace — not just a textbook view of business.

Potential careers for graduates include entrepreneurship and entry-level positions in business management, tourism, human resources and public administration.

Administrative Assistant Academy

The Administrative Assistant Academy is an intensive 12 weeks of full-time vocational training designed to prepare students for administrative support careers. Students may earn up to 18 credits through their academy studies. Credits earned will also apply toward requirements for an applied business degree or certificate. Academy graduates are assisted with job placement upon satisfactory completion of training.

Areas of study include office procedures, business math and office accounting, document processing, business English, human relations, customer service, computer office applications, desktop publishing and professional development. All academy students participate in job readiness training, resume and job application preparation, interview skills, job search process and work internships.

Please contact the applied business program for additional information regarding the Administrative Assistant Academy.

Major — A.A.S. Degree

Note: Other courses specific to individual education and career goals may be substituted with program approval.