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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ACCT 340 - Accounting Information Systems

Units: 3
Design and production of accounting information to meet organization needs. Topics include accounting and business cycles, internal control systems, document flowcharts, data flow diagrams, fundamental information security issues, accounting database, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

Prerequisites: ACCT 210 with grade C or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground or Online-Asynchronous.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Explain how accounting information systems add value to an organization;
  2. Describe the production of accounting information for the five accounting and business cycles;
  3. Describe and apply the internal control framework to create basic internal controls of the accounting information systems;
  4. Construct document flow charts and data flow diagrams to analyze the business cycles and processes;
  5. Analyze accounting information for business decisions using advanced data-analysis functions, database applications or other commonly-used accounting software;
  6. Explain the fundamentals of information security, accounting database systems, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

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