ACCT-309 Accounting Information Systems

In this course students are introduced to information systems concepts and practices in relation to roles of user, designer and reviewer (auditor). Common to these three roles is the importance of systems documentation and internal control. Students review and analyze typical business processes, evaluate internal controls commonly implemented by business firms, and are exposed to a wide variety of tools, trends and techniques. These include flowcharts and communications tools, database management systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP), e-business and traditional legacy processing. Prerequisites: INFS-174 and ACCT-200. 4 SH.