Skip Navigation
 

ACCT305 - Accounting Information Systems

Course Details

Course Code: ACCT305 Course ID: 4226 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course applies the practical application of accrual-basis accounting through the use of accounting software. Students will gain experience in integrated software designed to handle general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial statement analysis, fixed assets, sales order processing, inventory, and payroll. Students must have access to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel software. (Prerequisite: ACCT101)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • CO1. Examine how an AIS can add value to an organization, and its role in company strategy and decision making.
  • CO2. Utilize the data processing cycle, data collection and processes, types of information output, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
  • CO3. Create and use data flow diagrams and flowcharts to understand, evaluate, and document information systems.
  • CO4. Explain the fundamental concepts, importance and use of database systems.
  • CO5. Describe the threats and computer fraud faced by modern information systems.
  • CO6. Compare and contrast computer attack, abuse tactics, and types of malware.
  • CO7. Identify and explain the tools and controls used in information systems controls.
  • CO8. Differentiate control concepts and frameworks in the internal environment of a company.
  • CO9. Describe audit work, audit process, and evaluation of internal control.
  • CO10. Identify the business activities and information processing operations in the revenue, expenditure, production and human resources management (HRM)/payroll cycles, and general ledger.

Method of Assessment

A. Tests & Paper

There will be two (2) tests in the course, a midterm and a final given in modules four and eight respectively. The tests in this class will consist of multiple choice questions and/or short answer problems. Tests will be three hours long and focus on the material covered in the course. Tests may be administered using the Examity test proctoring service. Please verify in the course announcements and/or the Lessons tab if the course will use test proctoring. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the instructor and the test proctoring service regarding any schedule changes or non- disability related accommodations. The course will have a comprehensive paper that will measure student understanding of the course objectives along with research and writing skills. Please refer to the APA Manual 6th edition for the format of the paper.

B. Assignments:

Course assignments will be given using multimedia software (e.g. MyLabsPlus, Connect, etc.). These assignments will be a series of quizzes consisting of exercises, problems, and simulations. Assignments will have a specific due date with specific instructions. Late assignments will be subject to the university’s Late Work/Make-up Policy detailed in the student handbook. Please be advised the instructor reserves the right to implement their own late assignment policy.

C. Homework:

Throughout the term, homework will be given in several modules to test student understanding of the material. Homework will be given using multimedia software (e.g. MyLabsPlus, Connect, etc.) and consist of questions, problems, or simulations. Please be advised the instructor reserves the right to implement their own late assignment policy.

D. Discussion Forums:

Participation in the discussion forums is an essential component of the final grade. All students are expected to engage in lively discussions and answer instructor follow-up questions. The quality of participations along with student netiquette will be a part of the grade.

Assessment of the Course Objectives

Course Objective(s)

Assessment Method(s)

1 - 10

Test question, paper, assignment, discussion, and homework

The following distribution will be used in assigning grades (decimal points will be rounded to the nearest whole number at semester’s end).

Grade

Quality Points/Grading Percent

A

4.0/ 100 – 94

A-

3.67/ 93 – 90

B+

3.33/ 89 – 87

B

3.0/ 86 – 84

B-

2.67/ 83 –80

C+

2.33/ 79 – 77

C

2.0/ 76 – 73

C-

1.67/ 72 – 70

D+

1.33/ 69 – 67

D

1.0/ 66 – 64

D-

0.67/ 63 – 60

F

0.0/ 59 – 0

NameGrade %
Forums 10.00 %
Week 1 Forum 1.25 %
Week 2 Forum 1.25 %
Week 3 Forum 1.25 %
Week 4 Forum 1.25 %
Week 5 Forum 1.25 %
Week 6 Forum 1.25 %
Week 7 Forum 1.25 %
Week 8 Forum 1.25 %
Homework 20.00 %
Chapter 1 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 2 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 3 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 4 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 5 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 6 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 7 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 9 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 10 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 11 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 12 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 13 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 14 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 15 Homework 1.33 %
Chapter 16 Homework 1.33 %
Assignments (Quiz) 30.00 %
Chapter 1 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 2 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 3 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 4 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 5 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 6 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 7 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 9 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 10 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 11 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 12 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 13 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 14 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 15 Quiz 2.00 %
Chapter 16 Quiz 2.00 %
Final Assessment 10.00 %
Week 3 Assignment 5.00 %
Week 8 Assignment 5.00 %
Tests 30.00 %
Midterm 15.00 %
Final 15.00 %

Websites and Videos

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

  • Textbook Companion Website
  • American Psychological Association (APA) Style Website
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab
  • Turnitin Website
Book Title:ACCT305 Connect access provided inside the classroom
ISBN:ACCT305-NA
Publication Info:CLASS-McGraw-Hill
Electronic ISBN:126010169X
Electronic Unit Cost:$10.00
Book Title:Students are required to authenticate themselves with a proctor service for certain assessments in this course. Authentication requires access to a computer with a webcam, microphone, and speakers or headset. Instructions provided i
Publication Info:Examity
Book Title:Accounting Information Systems 2nd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781259538872
Publication Info:VS-McGraw-Hill
Author:Richardson, Chang, Smith
Unit Cost:$212.37
Electronic ISBN:1260223663
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.