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Courses at the 300-level

ACCT 310: Accounting Systems and Concepts

Accounting systems are introduced, with emphasis on the accounting cycle through the preparation of statements. Students work with general ledger software and spreadsheet applications. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 201
  • CIS 251
ACCT 311: External Reporting I

Accounting concepts, standards, principles, and practices in financial reporting for business entities are studied. Topics include assets, liabilities, and stockholder equity. Lecture and laboratory. (Formerly Intermediate Accounting I.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 310, with a minimum grade of C
ACCT 312: External Reporting II

A continuation of ACCT 311, topics include revenue recognition, pensions, accounting for income taxes, leases, cash flow statements, and financial analysis. Lecture and laboratory. (Formerly Intermediate Accounting II.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 310 (with a minimum grade of C)
  • ACCT 311
ACCT 321: Cost Management I

Focus is on internal accounting information and decision support systems that provide data and reports for product costing and management decision making. Lecture and laboratory. (Formerly Internal Reporting I.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 202 and 310, with a minimum grade of C
ACCT 331: Federal Income Taxation

Federal income tax law is introduced, with emphasis on individuals. (Formerly Taxes for Business Decisions.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 201
  • or consent of department chair.
ACCT 351: Fraud Examination

Prospective managers and auditors study the extent and significance of fraudulent activity, gaining understanding of the methods and techniques for prevention and detection.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 201
ACCT 353: Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

A conceptual foundation is provided for understanding the accounting and financial reporting of governmental and not-for-profit organizations. (Formerly Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • ACCT 202
CIS 320: Information Technology: Hardware and Software Systems

The evolution of the major subsystems of computer hardware, technical knowledge of the integration of hardware, and selected operating systems software are examined.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • One course from the folowing: CIS 255, 256, 257
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 324: Web Design and Development

Students are introduced to basic concepts, issues and techniques related to designing, developing and deploying websites using a variety of tools. Study includes HTML, CSS, formatting, layout, and objects.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 251 or equivalent
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 350: Special Topics

New courses are offered by faculty to present latest computer information materials.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 251 or equivalent
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 351: Advanced Office Applications for Business

Advanced applications of Office Suite software are examined. Applications include database, spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation graphics. (Formerly CIS 252: Microcomputer Applications for Management.)
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 251 or equivalent
  • or consent of department chair
CIS 352: Management Information Systems

Information systems are an integral part of all business activities and careers. This course introduces students to contemporary information systems and demonstrates how these systems are used throughout global organizations.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 251 or equivalent
  • and completion of 60 college credits.
CIS 355: Advanced Business Applications in Java

Business applications using Java programming language are further developed. Topics include object-oriented design, object-oriented programming, and database connectivity.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 255
CIS 356: Introduction to Expert Systems

The basic techniques and skills for developing knowledge-based information systems are provided. No prior knowledge or experience with expert systems or programming language is required. Lecture and laboratory.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 352
  • One course from the following: CIS 255, 256, 257
  • or consent of the department chair
CIS 357: Advanced Business Applications in Visual Basic

Students are introduced to a variety of sophisticated programming components of Visual Basic. These components include variable arrays, database creation and management, activeX components, and class modules.
3 credit hours

Prerequisites:
  • CIS 257

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