ACG4401

Accounting Information Systems

Course Code:
ACG 4401

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
000

 

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to manual and computerized accounting information systems. Transaction cycles, internal controls, and flow charting are emphasized.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

ACG 2071 and CGS 1100

 

Instructors:

As assigned

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Accounting Information Systems, Hall, 10th, Cengage Publishing, 2019. ISBN: 9781337619257.

CPA BEC Supplemental Course (professor-led platform, 6-month access), 2022 ed., Gleim. ISBN: 9781618544896.

Cengage Unlimited:
1-semester subscription: ISBN 9780357700006
1-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700013
2-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700020

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.  

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses.

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.           

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
Appraise the value stemming from readings and understanding Flowcharts and Data Flow diagrams

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Defend the difference between Preventive, Detective and Corrective controls

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Explain the five elements of an Accounting Information System

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Evaluate various controls relating business processes including but not limited to:                                 
  • Sales/Collection                      
  • Acquisition/Payment
  • Human Resources

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Propose multiple certifications which identify individuals as professionals in the Accounting and Information Systems

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Appraise an ERP system as modular relational database system used to provide stakeholders with more timely comprehensive information

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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