ACCT 4210 - Accounting Systems


This course is a study of the accounting information systems that collect, process, and report accounting data from the accounting cycle. Students will be introduced to both the manual and computerized accounting information system, focusing on business transaction cycles, documentation of the processes, and the related risks and controls. (3-0-3)

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish between information systems, information technology, and accounting information systems
  • Create a database
  • Draw and interpret a system flowchart.
  • Explain the integration of accounting data in an accounting information system
  • Classify inputs and outputs of business processes.
  • Identify the differences between preventive, detective, and corrective internal controls
  • Exhibit proficiency in an accounting program software package
  • Exhibit proficiency in database software such as Microsoft Access and/or Microsoft Excel

Credit Hours

Business Administration


  • ACCT 2102 Minimum Grade: C

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