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Accounting with International Accounting

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS)

The Accounting, with International Accounting Bachelor of Applied Science (AIA BAS) program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills required for employment in the field of accounting. The degree builds on an associate of applied science (AAS-T) degree in business, accounting, or real estate, and provides students with preparation for, and a clear pathway toward, meeting the Washington State CPA licensure requirements. The degree will provide knowledge and skills regarding the application of FASB/GAAP principles and GAAS auditing standards, effective business communications, understanding of legal and ethical frameworks for business, intermediate transaction posting and financial statement preparation, use of general ledger software, and a thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Students from several different business, accounting, and real estate programs will be qualified to enter the AIA program.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Credits
Bachelor of Applied Science Degree (BAS) Full Time: 6
Part Time: 9

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

Applications for our Fall 2022 will be accepted beginning January 1 with a March 15, 2022 priority review date (reviewed on a monthly basis after, until all spots are filled). Email if you have met one of the criteria below, as you may be eligible to apply for early admission into the program.

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Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement.

English 101 fulfills required program general education credits. All other prerequisite courses fulfill required program elective credits.

Course Course ID Credits Availability

Introduces and defines basic accounting concepts, principles and procedures for recording business transactions and developing financial accounting reports.

ACCT& 201 5.0

Examines application of basic accounting concepts, principles and procedures to more complex business situations in a corporate setting.

ACCT& 202 5.0

Analysis of accounting data as part of the managerial process of planning, decision-making, and control. Concentrates on economic decision-making in enterprises.

ACCT& 203 5.0

Covers nature, development and operation of principles of business law relating to contracts, commercial paper, corporations, agency, partnerships and sales.

BUS& 201 5.0

Course Substitute : MATH& 146 - Intro to Statistics (5 credits)

The course focuses on the usefulness and limitations of statistics and their use in managerial decision making. The following techniques are addressed: descriptive statistics, probability theory, sampling, hypothesis testing, simple regression, correlation and forecasting. Emphasis is placed on problem formulation, technique selection, and results interpretation. Prerequisites: Math 098 or Math 116. Transfer Class.

BUS 210 5.0

English 101 is a college-level writing course that emphasizes academic writing and major strategies of reading and writing analytically. Writing assignments focus on engaging with and responding to a variety of texts. Instruction encourages students to develop, through revision and reflection, as readers, writers, and critical thinkers. Prereq: Eligibility for ENGL&101.

ENGL& 101 5.0
  • Students will be able to apply accounting concepts, principles, standards, and processes in GAAP, IFRS, and other statutory reporting systems.
  • Students will be able to assess business risks related to internal controls, financial reporting, and/or audits.
  • Students will be able to assess the accounting implications of an economic event, from basic transactions to mergers and acquisitions, by applying the principles, standards, and practices of financial accounting.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the tax implications of transactions and global operations by researching and applying authoritative tax codes and treaties.
  • Students will be able to explain the impact of interest rates, inflation, and currency exchange rates on financial markets, institutions, and decision making.
  • Students will be able find, organize, assess and analyze data to develop a digital mindset and to support organizational decision making.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate strong personal organizational skills, including a capacity for responsive and timely work.
  • Students will be able to assess the intersection of business, accounting, and professional practices with legal, ethical, social, political, and environmental frameworks.
  • Students will be able to understand the impact of sustainability, geography, and the consequences of change in global ecosystems on accounting practices and stakeholders.
  • Students will be able to understand the impact of differences in national government laws, policies, rules, and regulations, and of geopolitical events on accounting practices and stakeholders.
  • Students will be able to apply cultural knowledge and understanding to create positive and productive relationships with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Students will be able to collaborate and operate efficiently in a team setting to support organizational goals.
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively and professionally in a business environment.

Job tests this program will prepare you for:

  • CPA Exam

For current employment and wage estimates, please visit the following online resources and search for the relevant occupational term:

All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.

Full Time Cost

Quarter Credits Resident BAS Non-Resident BAS International BAS
1 10 $2,401.00 $2,574.40 $6,747.00
2 15 $2,462.65 $2,640.65 $6,813.25

Part Time Cost

Resident Non-Resident International
$43,218.00 $46,339.20 $121,446.00

The following fee is associated with the program:

  • Research and Information Resources Fee ($6.50/upper division course credit)

Equipment Fee associated with this program

The Accounting with International Accounting BAS degree is 100% online.

Worker Friendly

This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Online: Coursework is generally completed over the internet, within a quarterly timeframe, contact with instructor via email. Some courses may require limited on-campus visits.


To check the program sequences please view pdf.