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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACTY 6130 - Advanced Accounting Information Systems

This course will explore accounting information systems and their relationship with accounting functions. The objective of the course is to provide students with a theoretical framework for accounting information systems, information technologies and applications used by accounting information systems, internal control systems, auditing accounting information systems and empirical research related to these areas. Detailed focus is paid to transaction procedures, transaction cycles, internal controls and database structures. Examples of topics covered in class are: software development lifecycle, database control concepts and procedures, auditing accounting information systems, accounting information systems design, and e-communication and information system networks. Examples of assignments and projects include: advanced accounting information systems modeling, advanced form, query, and report design, and data analysis. Examples of software to be used in the course are: SAP, Access, i-Metrix and Excel.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ACTY 3130 with a grade of “C” or better.

Credits: 3 hours

Restrictions Enrollment in HCoB graduate business courses requires admission to the MBA or MSA program or the approval of the Director of Graduate Business Programs.
Notes: Open to graduate students only.

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