acc210 | undergraduate

Accounting Information Systems

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This course introduces accounting students to the use of accounting systems and real-world applications, such as QuickBooks®. Areas of study include fundamental concepts and technologies, the Internet, intranets, electronic commerce, information systems development, accounting and bookkeeping principles, decision support systems, and the preparation of accounting-related documents and statements in QuickBooks®.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Tools and Technology for Accounting Information Systems

    • Identify the information systems used within the accounting profession.
    • Describe the various integrated accounting and enterprise software.
    • Identify the steps to sign up for QuickBooks® Online Accountant.

    Internet Accounting

    • Understand basic online accounting concepts.
    • Identify the pros and cons of cloud computing.
    • Recognize workflows included in QuickBooks® Online Accountant.

    Accounting Processes

    • Explain the sales and purchasing core business processes.
    • Recognize the navigation of various components of the QuickBooks® Online interface.
    • Identify the benefits and functionality of QuickBooks® Online reports.

    Developing Effective Accounting Information Systems

    • Describe the Systems Development Life Cycle.
    • Analyze the limitations and risks of using technology in accounting systems.
    • Identify features and functionality of QuickBooks® Online Accountant.

    Cybercrime, Fraud, and Ethics

    • Understand how cybercrime and fraud affect accounting information systems.
    • Implement controls to encourage ethical behavior.
    • Recognize the tools available in QuickBooks® Online Accountant.
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