Fall syllabus 2010 - Accounting 3300 Accounting Information...

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Accounting 3300 Accounting Information Systems Syllabus (Draft) Fall 2010 Class : Tu/Th 3:00-4:45, Room BB 293 Professor Raymond D. Taylor, CPA E-mail: Through WebCT private mail Office Hours By appointment only Further, you can contact me anytime (including weekends) by WebCT E-mail. Course Materials Required: -Accounting Information Systems, Gelinas and Dull, Eighth Edition, 2008 -Flowcharting Template -Accounting software in trial version Peachtree 2010 Trial Version: Use this link to go and order the software. Recommended: -Intermediate Accounting textbook Course Positioning in the Accounting Curriculum and the Profession Accounting Information Systems is a required course for the accounting major and should be taken after Intermediate 1 (ACCT3100). It contains material that will be useful in the upper division auditing course and the upper division advanced financial accounting course. Course Objectives 1.To review the fundamental accounting system and its place in organizational decision-making. 2.To develop a reasonable proficiency level in using tools to document information systems. 3.To understand the principles of internal control and their application in accounting system design. 4.To learn the operational and information functions of several major AIS subsystems (e.g., sales, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger) and how those subsystems interface with one another. 5.To use an automated accounting system. Prerequisite ACCT 3100-Strictly enforced. Class Withdrawal See KSU Schedule of credit courses. 1
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Grade Determination Assignment Points 4 Examinations (150 points each) 600 Manual accounting problem 25 Internal control current event 25 WebCT quizzes 50 System Implementation Project (Team) 300 Totals 1000 The grading scale is: A: 90-100% B: 80-89% C: 70-79% D: 60-69% F: Below 60% Final grades will be posted on WebCT. Examinations The examinations will consist of multiple choice questions, short answers, and problems. The examinations will be given as indicated by the following assignment sheet. Please arrange your schedule accordingly. You will need the flowcharting template for manual documentation of systems for the exams. THERE ARE NO MAKE-UP EXAMS . If you have an acceptable excuse, then your final exam score will replace the grade on the midterm examination from which you were excused. There are only three acceptable excuses for missing an exam: serious personal illness, death in the family, or conflicting university activity. These excuses must be appropriately documented. Any excuse must be discussed with me prior to the missed exam. Any un-excused exam absence will result in a 0 for the exam.
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