2018-2019 University Catalog 
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2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACC 575 - Data Analysis for Accounting, 1 credit hour

Corequisite(s): ACC 520  
Focus on data analytics in accounting and business process review, with an emphasis on the use of data analytics in internal audit, and external audit services.

Specifically, student will:

  1. Gain a broad perspective of the use of Data Analytics in accounting through applied and collaborative learning.  This will include group case studies and hand-on data analysis.
  2. Develop a data analytics mindset, where students will begin to evaluate how to solve a problem, perform a test, or evaluate a business situation with the use of data
  3. Recognize the role of big data/data analytics in supporting business decisions.
  4. Gain a working knowledge of critical data analysis tools, including Microsoft Excel and Tableau, and how to use these tools to solve real-world accounting / business tasks.

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