Riverland Community College

1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912-1473

Program Details

The online Accounting AAS degree program from Riverland Community College provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Complete accounting processes and prepare financial statements according to GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) both manually and using computerized accounting software
  • ​Analyze and communicate the effects of basic tax rules (including payroll taxes) on individuals, partnerships, and corporations and prepare basic tax returns
  • ​Apply the fundamentals of activity based costing, job costing, and process costing, demonstrating an understanding of cost behavior including fixed and variable costs, cost/volume/profit analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, and other analytical tools for decision making
  • ​Identify and apply elements of contract, tort, agency, property law, partnerships, corporations, UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) sales and secured transactions, and professional liability law
  • ​Identify and apply basic principles of fund accounting for governmental type funds according to principles established by GASB (Governmental Accounting Standards Board)
  • ​Demonstrate proficiency in using computer hardware and software, including spreadsheet, database, and internet browser software to solve complex business issues and report these solutions

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Associate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      60
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $212.67
    • Out of State Rate:
      $212.67
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $12,760.20
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $12,760.20
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    • Official high school transcript or GED certificate
    • Accuplacer or ACT scores (or evidence of successful completion of college-level math and/or English courses)

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

    Restrictions

    Riverland Community College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.

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