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ACCG 5150 - Accounting Information Systems

Accounting Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course enables students to effectively identify and utilize the complex systems and applications used in the accounting sector. Students will gain hands-on knowledge that will enable them to analyze and implement accounting systems within the framework of modern business environments, including privacy, security, and control systems needed to ensure client confidentiality and strategic advantage through the use of IT. This course qualifies as a prerequisite for entrance into the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).

Credits

4.0

Cost

$878.58

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 44206

Thu Sep 02 - Thu Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 230
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course Outline

Cost

$878.58

Notes

  1. Class WILL NOT be held on September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) & Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). This course fulfills the CPA requirement for Information Technology. This course CANNOT be transferred into the Accounting or Finance diploma. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time. Please ensure you bring a laptop to every class. Plug-in outlets will be provided at most stations in classrooms, but not in all classrooms, so please ensure you have at least 3 hours of battery life available at the beginning of each class. The recommended computer requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

ANALYZE BUSINESS SYSTEMS

  • Contrast general Business Information Systems & Architectures
  • Differentiate the nature, type, and uses of information within an entity
  • Evaluate processing modes (batch, online, etc.)
  • Outline the types of networks (local area, wide area, wireless)
  • Select key hardware components of a system

ASSESS APPLICATIONS

  • Combine software systems, including operating systems and communication systems
  • Differentiate multiple types of application software
  • Select web-based applications
  • Propose open-source, in-house, and proprietary application solutions
  • Construct MS Access databases to organize data

CATEGORIZE SECURITY AND CONTROL COMPONENTS

  • Assess the role of IT security in the business
  • Demonstrate data integrity, privacy, confidentiality, and security principles
  • Propose security components of a system
  • Categorize multiple levels of controls (access, application, system)
  • Contrast automated controls vs. manual controls
  • Evaluate processing controls and program change controls
  • Implement trust services (Web and System)
  • Interpret the role of IT in information reporting, including real-time access, remote access, information dashboards, spreadsheets, report generation, and XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language)

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

ACCG 5150 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Professional Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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