UACCM Academics

Career-Specific Program Overview

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Business

The Associate of Applied Science degree provides students with a foundation in basic accounting principles and applications with an in-depth knowledge of business, computer, and communication skills necessary for today’s office professional. Students will acquire skills to assist them in working with others and handling administrative responsibilities for various office positions. The program prepares students to work in professions not requiring a four-year degree.

Career Opportunities

  • Accounting assistant
  • Payroll clerk
  • Bank employee
  • Accounts receivable/payable technician
  • Executive assistant
  • Administrative assistant
  • General office assistant

Degree/Certificate Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Certificate of Proficiency in Business will be able to:

  • Use Microsoft Office Suite software with proficiency.
  • Use problem-solving techniques and basic math skills to solve business-related problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively using a diverse range of tools and methods including: printed materials, interpersonal relations, oral presentations, and presentation graphics.
  • Use Microsoft Office Suite software with proficiency.
  • Use problem-solving techniques and basic math skills to solve business-related problems.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively using a diverse range of tools and methods including: printed materials, interpersonal relations, oral presentations, and presentation graphics.
  • Perform office tasks such as business document creation, filing, scheduling, phone etiquette, and travel and/or meeting arrangements.
  • Use Microsoft Office Suite software with proficiency.
  • Perform the various steps in the accounting cycle by analyzing and posting transactions, maintaining accounts, creating reports, and computing payroll.
  • Use problem-solving techniques and basic math skills to solve business-related problems.