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Accounting Information Systems (ACC-500)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2022 - Present.

Subject Area:
Business and Economics

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: outline the role, purpose, and importance of an accounting information system; describe the meaning of risk assessment and explain how they affect accounting roles; identify the standard internal controls and discuss how to apply them to an accounting information system; describe the appropriate internal controls that will reduce risk within an Organization; and summarize the relationship between ethics and decision making.


Accounting Information Systems (ACC-500) is a graduate-level course designed to further the students’ knowledge of accounting information systems and their role in the accounting world. Several topics will be discussed, including the life cycle of software development, emerging technology, internal controls, information system auditing, hardware, software, e-commerce, and the role of information systems.

Credit recommendation:

In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, Accounting Information Systems, or Financial Accounting (2/22).