ACCT 3051 Accounting Information Systems

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ACCNT 21.
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3 hours; 3 credits

This course covers conceptual issues in the design and use of accounting information systems and also includes applied instruction in use of a widely used accounting system. Conceptual topics include flowcharting, relational database concepts, systems control and auditing, and applications of these to design systems for the revenue and expenditure accounting cycles. Applied instruction includes information systems for revenues, expenditures, inventory, and general ledgers.

Prerequisite: Accounting 2001, or equivalent. Students are expected to have proficiency in spreadsheet analysis for business (e.g., MS Excel) before taking this course; for students without this skill set, Computer and Information Science 1050 is highly recommended.


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