Accounting Assistant BAS

Students in this program will develop critical thinking skills and an understanding of the accounting process used to identify, record, report and analyze business transactions.   This skill set is required for a variety of technical and specialist accounting positions such as a financial specialist, payroll technician, accounts receivable/payable technician, and bookkeeper.  These positions are needed in all business sizes and types across an unlimited number of industries.  Individuals trained at the technical and specialist levels are becoming increasingly more important in organizations as national and international accounting regulations increase and converge.

Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.

BAS Requires the following:

  • Earned AAS Degree in same major as BAS
  • Gen Ed Core 37 credits
  • AAS program courses max. 50 credits (Note: this can be less than 50 credits)
  • BAS 33 credits of upper-division approved coursework
  • Total credits required for BAS is 120

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:6.00
COLLEGE WRITING
and RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-5.00
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
Humanistic & Artistic Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
Select one of the following:3.00
SURVEY OF ART
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Scientific Ways of Knowing
Select one course from two disciplines; one lab7.00-8.00
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES 1
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select from two disciplines:6.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Diversity
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
RACE AND ETHNICITY
COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY
NATIVE AMERICAN WRITTEN LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
DIVERSITY
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Integrative Seminar: Ethics & Values
Select one of the following:3.00
ID 300A - 300T (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
Total Credits37.00-40.00

Program Requirements

AAS Program Courses
Apply up to 50 credits from an earned AAS in Accounting Assistant50.00
BAS Program Requirements
Select a minimum of 33 credits from the following:33.00
NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
AUDITING CONCEPTS
Select 21 credits at the 300/400 level
Total Credits83.00

Summary

General Education37
AAS Program Requirements50
BAS Program Requirements33
Total120