Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin
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ACCT 139 - Introduction to Strategic Accounting Technologies

Semester Hours: 3
This course will focus on the introductory application of current accounting technologies and software programs available to collect and analyze accounting data sets.  It concentrates on developing students’ competencies in current and emerging technologies and focuses on how accounting professionals can effectively and efficiently assess and implement relevant technologies to satisfy strategic accounting needs.  Discussions will focus on the interrelationships of these technologies with the accounting information system, including internal controls, ethical issues, fraud, forensics, risk assessment, and/or cybersecurity. Students will build and develop introductory skills in core accounting technologies while solving accounting problems, enabling them to provide meaningful insights into accounting-related data.  Topics include current and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, basic programming (e.g., coding and workflow automation), blockchain, and data collection, management, and analysis as they relate to accounting.  

 


Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
ACCT124; junior class standing with Expert Excel Certification.





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