Feb 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BA 4570 - Accounting Information Systems

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course presents the analysis, design, and applications of accounting information systems with consideration of related internal control issues and management use of information. (prereq: BA 4820 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Understand the primary information flows within a business organization
  • Gain familiarity with the documentation techniques used for representing manual and computer-based accounting information systems
  • Understand the related concepts of transactions cycles
  • Gain familiarity with the various types of electronic systems used for transaction processing
  • Identify the functional departments involved in the revenue, expenditure and conversion cycles
  • Understand the risks associated with the various transaction cycles and recognize the controls that reduce risks

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Enterprise resource planning

Course Topics
  • Introduction to accounting information systems
  • Systems documentation
  • Business and ecommerce
  • Auditing IT and business processes management
  • Computerized internal control systems and process management and financial reporting
  • Risk management compliance and controls
  • Warehouse management
  • Electronic reporting systems
  • Bid data and data mining
  • Emerging technologies

Carol Mannino

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