Jun 25, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2022-2023

ACCTG 437 - Accounting Information Systems


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Business
Department Accounting and Bus Analytics
Typically Offered either term

Description
An introduction to the field of computerized accounting information systems in organizations: basic transaction processing, record updating and maintenance, and financial and managerial reporting functions. Concentrates on the scope of accounting information systems in organizations; impacts of computerized accounting information systems on the role of the professional accountants; design issues for accounting information systems: security, accuracy, integrity, recovery, and operational control issues relating to accounting information systems; and impacts of computerized accounting information systems on the auditing processes in organizations. Prerequisites: ACCTG 311, 322, BTM 311. Credit may be granted for only one of ACCTG 437 or BTM 437.