MGT139: Accounting Information Systems – Offered Fall 2016!

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Attention Accounting Students:

Rady Undergraduate Programs will be offering a new accounting elective for the first time in the fall 2016 quarter – MGT139: Accounting Information Systems. The prerequisites for the fall quarter will be modified so that students are eligible to enroll if you have completed MGT131B: Intermediate Accounting B. (You do not need to have also taken MGT138; that prerequisite will be waived for fall 2016).

If you are interested in taking MGT139 in the fall 2016 quarter, then  email with your name and  PID and request to be pre-authorized.

Why study Accounting Information Systems?

  • It’s a subject covered on the CPA exam!
  • Sought after knowledge by accounting firms
  • Makes you a competitive candidate to recruiters


MGT139: Accounting Information Systems will cover the following key concepts:

  • Understanding of transaction cycles (e.g., sales orders and purchase orders)
  • Processing steps and internal controls
  • Developing flowcharts
  • Processing transactions in a manual accounting information system
  • Analyzing transaction data using Microsoft Excel

Important Information:

  • Earn 4 units toward CPA educational requirements!
  • Meets: Thursdays 5:00pm – 7:50pm at Rady (OTRSN 1S114)
  • Section ID: 884024
  • Instructor: Professor Johan Perols


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