Accounting and Information Systems (AIS)

AIS F101      Effective Personal Computer Use
3 Credits

Using and understanding advanced computing software applications. Course develops conceptual and practical knowledge of advanced presentation/communications software, database programs and operating systems.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AIS F225      Windows Networking and Administration
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Network engineering skills required to implement and support the Microsoft Windows OS. Includes installation, configuration, peer-to-peer networking, interoperability with Novell Netware, tuning and troubleshooting.

Prerequisites: AIS F101; Experience using the Microsoft Windows OS; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

AIS F310      Management of Information Systems
3 Credits

The role information technology plays in organizations including its impact on information systems, management and business strategy. A conceptual model of system design is introduced and basic business internal controls are surveyed.

Prerequisites: AIS F101.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AIS F312      Information Systems Technology      (W)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction to the hardware and systems software underlying information systems; provides background to understand computer marketing literature and to select among technology alternatives.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X or WRTG F213X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AIS F316      Accounting Information Systems
3 Credits

Offered Fall or Spring

Accounting systems for business and public entities. Emphasis on internal control functions and design concepts.

Prerequisites: AIS F101; ACCT F262.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AIS F324      Advanced MS Excel
1 Credit

Offered As Demand Warrants

Advanced features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program. Includes spreadsheet design and layout, customized graphics, customized reports using database features, optimization/statistical techniques and programming with the Excel macro language. Student is assumed to have basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Prerequisites: AIS F101; ACCT F262; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

AIS F410      Systems Analysis and Program Design
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

The system development life cycle for database-oriented information systems in both mainframe and microcomputer environments. Includes programming in one or more fourth-generation languages and a term project.

Prerequisites: AIS F310 or AIS F312.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

AIS F414      Database Design for Management Information
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Combines advanced systems analysis using modern techniques of data modeling with study of management and administrative problems in coordination and management of organization data resources; focusing on needs of medium-sized and large organizations.

Prerequisites: AIS F310 or CS F401.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0