Accounting Information System I – acc340 (3 credits)
This course is designed to provide accounting students with the proper mix of technical information and real-world applications. Areas of study include fundamental concepts and technologies (what computers can do for business), the Internet, intranets, electronic commerce, information systems development, basic project management principles, decision support systems, and the benefits of computer and human synergy.
Explain the development of accounting information system requirements.
Information Systems and Auditing
Identify methods for auditing information systems.
Examine the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on internal control.
Data Management and Integration
Develop a database using an accounting cycle.
Define terminology used in databases.
Create a tool illustrating the flow of accounting information.
Changing Dynamics of Accounting
Describe the impact of information systems on the accounting profession.
Demonstrate the flow of accounting information through an organization.
Analyze the limitations and risks of using the Internet in business activities.
Differentiate among the various types of information systems (IS).
Identify the five accounting cycles.
Information Systems Infrastructure
Identify major hardware components.
Identify internal control procedures for accounting information systems.
Examine accounting software applications.
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