Introduction to the operation and development of accounting information systems, networking, and controls. Includes a detailed review and analysis of procedures required to capture, classify, summarize, and report financial information. Topics include elements of accounting systems, business documents, consideration in systems design, flowcharting, and procedures to protect property and information. Prerequisites: AC 315.
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree program at the University of West Alabama offers a comprehensive education in financial management, auditing, taxation and business law. Students gain a strong foundation in accounting principles and practices, preparing them for a rewarding career in finance, corporate accounting, auditing or consulting. The program equips students with essential skills in financial analysis, budgeting and reporting, as well as a deep understanding of regulatory and ethical frameworks.
Graduates of the program, which focuses on problem-solving and critical thinking, possess the knowledge and expertise to navigate complex financial environments and make informed decisions. An Accounting degree opens doors to a range of potential careers, including financial analyst, auditor, tax consultant, budget analyst and management accountant.
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AC325 Accounting Information Systems
AC325 Advanced Business Law
Administrative law, intellectual property, securities law, property, investment, estates and trusts, negotiable instruments, bankruptcy, secured interest, banking and lease contracts. A student who has received credit for BA363 is not eligible to enroll in AC363. Prerequisite: BA263.
AC331 Federal Income Tax I
A comprehensive study of the federal income taxation of individuals. Prerequisite: “C” or higher in AC212.
Upon completing their Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, students can look toward exciting new career opportunities in the areas of Auditor, Corporate Accountant/Controller, Financial Consultant, Forensic Accountant, Government (Federal and State) Accountant/Director, Tax Accountant/Planner, Nonprofit Organization Accountant/Director and more.
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