Jun 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
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ACCT 208 - Accounting Information Systems

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring

The course addresses key concepts and trends in information systems technology and how they affect accountants, as well as how the business environment is affecting and stimulating the trends in development. Students gain an understanding of computer-based accounting information systems and the impact of information technology on the practice of accounting and auditing. Topics include development and documentation techniques of computer-based accounting systems, auditing, and control in common computer environments, database systems, financial reporting systems, and legal and ethical issues relevant to computer-based AIS.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:

Corequisite: ACCT 233  or approved equivalent. Open only to matriculated MS in Accounting  and MS in Taxation  students. May be taken by MBA students majoring in Accounting  in lieu of IT 203 . Credit given for this course or ACCT 135, not both. Same as IT 208 .

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