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Major in Information Systems Audit and Control

Degree Requirement Summary (DRS)

The information systems audit and control major joins together the skill sets of two areas experiencing rapid growth and change: accounting and information technology. Technology-intensive innovations have created new challenges and opportunities for accountants who also have expertise in information systems.

Major Requirements:

  • AC 311 Financial Accounting & Reporting I
  • AC 312 Financial Accounting & Reporting II
  • AC 340 Accounting Information Systems
  • AC 440 Design and Control of Data and Systems
  • AC 470 or AC 472 Financial Statement Auditing or Internal Auditing
  • AC 475 Information Technology Auditing
  • IPM 210 Information Security & Computer Forensics
  • IPM 450 Enterprise Systems Configuration for Business
  • AC, CS, or IPM Elective
  • AC, CS, or IPM Elective


Special Notes

  • These major courses have a rigid pre and co-requisite structure.  See an advisor for thoughtful course planning.  
  • Students may select from among the following courses:  AC 421 (Internship), AC 332 (Fraud Examination), CS 180 (Programming Fundamentals), CS 240 (Business Processing and Communications Infrastructure), CS 350(Database Management Systems), CS 360 Business Systems Analysis and Modeling, IPM 320 (Decision Support and Business Intelligence), or MG 343 (Project Management)

Think you might like to major in Information Systems Audit and Control?  Speak to mentors and professors in the department to learn more about what your classes might entail, meet with alumni who are currently working in the field, think about potential career possibilities such as information systems auditor, risk analyst, controller or consultant.  For further career exploration, visit the Career Services Website.