ACC657 Accounting Information Systems
Lead Faculty: Dr. Joyce Ellis
Course DescriptionStudy of the design and internal control perspectives of accounting information systems, including systems analysis, decision support systems, system implementation, and the audit of management information systems.
- Analyze and evaluate the organizational structure of the information system function in organizations.
- Analyze the use of client-server technology, how it applies to electronic financial transactions, and describe various approaches to securing electronic financial transactions.
- Compare and contrast the role of the accountant and the relationship of systems analysis to systems development during various stages of system development.
- Evaluate various data storage approaches.
- Describe and evaluate various types of information systems audits and audit technologies.
- Communicate course-related information effectively in both written and oral form.
- Apply computer technology and Internet research to meet business needs.