Accounting, Applied

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Community and Technical College

A.A.S. Degree, Minor

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

The applied accounting program prepares students for entry- and midlevel 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 businesspeople and provide training to enhance business success. The applied accounting program prepares a student to enter the School of Management’s B.B.A. program in accounting to earn the 150 credits required to take the Uniform CPA Examination 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.