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Courses at the 400-level

ACCT 422: Cost Management II

The use of internal accounting data and reporting in the management decision-making process is examined. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 321
ACCT 432: Advanced Studies in Taxation

The coverage of choice of an entity and the uses of the lifecycle approach to study these entities are expanded upon. Lecture and laboratory. (Formerly Federal Tax II.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 331
ACCT 441: Auditing

Current audit theory and practice are surveyed. A cycle approach is used to demonstrate audit procedures. Topics may include legal liability, ethical standards, audit planning and reporting, and audit risk.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 310 (with a minimum grade of C), 311; CIS 352.
ACCT 443: Business Law

Fundamental principles of the law of contracts, sales, property, commercial paper, and bankruptcy are examined. Forms of business organizations, regulations, and accountants’ liability are also covered.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 201 and completion of at least 60 college credits.
ACCT 451: Advanced Financial Accounting

Emphasis is on business consolidations and the external reporting of consolidated financial information in the published financial statements of large publicly owned corporations.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 311 and 312.
ACCT 461: Seminar in Accounting Theory and Practice

The development of accounting theory, major influences on accounting theory, and the application of accounting theory in the resolution of reporting issues are explored.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 312
  • ACCT 321
  • ACCT 331
  • FIN 301
ACCT 467: Directed Internship

ACCT 467: Directed Internship Students are assigned to a business, an industrial organization, or a not-for-profit organization and supervised by a mentor. Students receive one credit hour for every four hours of work. A two-hour biweekly seminar is included. Graded S, U.
3-9 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • Junior standing
  • A major or minor in a School of Management program
  • Consent of internship director and appropriate faculty member
CIS 421: Networks and Telecommunications

Data communication and networking requirements are presented, including networking and telecommunications technologies, hardware, and software. Emphasis is on the analysis, design, and implementation of a network system.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 440: Issues in Computer Security

Students evaluate organizational and technological methods employed to provide security for computer software, hardware, and data. Topics include controlling for error, natural disaster, and intentional attacks.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 453: Systems Analysis and Design

System design and analysis concepts that were introduced in prior courses are now applied. Topics include documentation, hardware/software selection, database development, system implementation, and post-implementation evaluation.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • One course from the following: CIS 255, 256, 257
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 455: Database Programming

The basic components of file and communication systems as they support information systems are surveyed. (Formerly CIS 355.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • One course from the following: CIS 255, 256, 257
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 462: Applied Software Development Project

This is a practicum in the application of programming and systems-development concepts, resulting in a comprehensive systems-development project. (Formerly CIS 362.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 453
  • CIS 455
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 467: Directed Internship

Students are assigned to a business, an industrial organization, or a not-for-profit organization and supervised by a mentor. Students receive 1 credit hour for every four hours of work. A two-hour biweekly seminar is included. Graded S, U.
3-9 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • major in computer information systems and completion of at least 60 college credits

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