iT Audit and Control (18 hours)

The IT Audit and Control Concentration is available only to MIS majors and provides student with the technical, organizational, accounting/auditing, and managerial background to plan and conduct IT audit and control activities. The concentration covers the following conceptual areas: business risks and the management of business risk, IT risk as a component of business risk, the need to manage IT risks, basic type of controls required in a business system in order to control IT risks, controls associated with top management, system development, quality assurance, boundary controls, and communications. Issues associated with new system control risks created by the use of the Internet for business applications and electronic business will also be covered in one or more courses. Students learn to apply and integrate technical, managerial and conceptual skills needed to plan and conduct IT audits and establish appropriate controls.

Prerequisite Courses
ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 2020Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT 3030Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3 credits

And

CIST 2100Organizations, Applications and Technology

3 credits

Or

BSAD 3100Management Information Systems

3 credits

Core courses (9 hours)
CIST 3110Information Technology Ethics

3 credits

ACCT 4080Principles of Auditing

3 credits

CIST 3600/IASC 3600Information Security, Policy and Awareness

3 credits

Elective* Courses (9 hours) 

ACCT 4060/ACCT 8066Advanced Managerial Accounting

3 credits

ACCT 4090/ACCT 8096Information Systems Auditing

3 credits

ACCT 4000Special Topics in Accounting

1 - 3 credits

ISQA 4000/ISQA 8086Special Topics: Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis

1 - 5 credits

ISQA 4500Special Problems in Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis

2 - 3 credits

ISQA 4510Information Systems Internship

1 - 3 credits

ISQA 4190/ISQA 8196Process Reengineering with Information Technology

3 credits

*NOTE: This list of electives is not exhaustive. Students can take other courses as electives in consultation with their undergraduate adviser. ACCT 4000/ISQA 4000/ISQA 4500/ISQA 4510 topics MUST be related to IT Audit and Control. Prior approval from the ISQA department is required to use this course in the concentration.