May 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ACT 201 - Accounting Information Systems

1 course unit
This course will build a broad knowledge of the principles, concepts, and internal controls that support accounting information systems.  The identification, collection, processing, analysis, interpretation, and communication of the accounting information needs and requirements of an organization will be examined in relationship to the roles accountants play as designers, users, evaluators, and controllers of those systems.  Accounting software, the Internet, databases, and spreadsheets will be used as vehicles for analysis and problem solving.  Integrated into the course will be current issues such as electronic commerce, data security, data warehousing, and enterprise resource planning systems.
Prerequisite(s): ACT 101 Financial Accounting  with a grade of ‘C’ or better required.  ‘B’ or better recommended.  Sophomore status or permission of the instructor is also required.



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