Associate in Applied Science in Accounting
Riverland Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Accounting 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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Riverland Community College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score