ACC-701 Auditing and Accounting Information Systems

This course combines the concepts, standards, and processes in auditing with the accountant's role in designing and information technology operations. Audit topics covered include an overview of professional standards, the role of the internal and external auditor, independence and ethics, risk assessment, and internal control. Students will develop process flow charts and substantive tests for various general ledger and subsidiary accounts. Students will develop and evaluate various accounting information systems including online, web-based, and other computer systems. Evaluation of accounting systems and the compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley Act includes in-depth discussion of development and management of effective internal control processes.

Advisory: Completion of ACC-700: Managerial Accounting for Decision Making, is required to be successful in this course. Students are responsible for ensuring they have acquired the knowledge needed prior to registering.

Credits: 3

Offered in Sep 2020, Jan 2021, May 2021

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