Certificate in Forensic Accounting

Curriculum

Certificate in Forensic Accounting Curriculum

Courses
Credits
ACC315 Fraud Prevention & Examination

ACC315

Fraud Prevention and Examination3 credits

This course covers the principles and methodology of fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation. The course includes such topics as skimming, cash larceny, check tampering, register disbursement schemes, billing schemes, payroll and expense reimbursement schemes, non-cash misappropriations, corruption, financial management fraud, and interviewing witnesses. Best practices for the prevention and examination of fraud in the various topic areas are discussed and evaluated.

Prerequisite: ACC111


    Prerequisite: ACC111
3 crs.
CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ101

Introduction to Criminal Justice - 3 Credits

The student will be introduced to the American Criminal Justice System from the perspective of the criminal justice professional. The course examines the historical development and role of the police, prosecution, corrections, probation, parole, and rehabilitation.

3 crs.
CRJ209 Criminal Law
Error processing SSI file
3 crs.
CRJ211 Criminal Investigation

CRJ211

Criminal Investigation - 3 Credits

The student is introduced to the principles of criminal investigation. These include techniques and methods used in searching the crime scene, locating and interviewing witnesses, interrogating witnesses, and developing suspects. Attention is given to the basics of forensic science, including photography.

Prerequisite: CRJ102.


    Prerequisite: CRJ102
3 crs.
CRJ332 White Collar Crime

CRJ332

White-Collar Crime - 3 Credits

This course provides an analysis of crimes committed by persons in a position of trust, including embezzlement, fraud, false advertising, price fixing, black market activities, and governmental corruption. Crimes against one's employer and crimes committed by corporate executives for their corporation are studied.

Prerequisite: CRJ101.


    Prerequisite: CRJ101
3 crs.
And one of the following:

ACC425 Computer Control and Audit

ACC425

Computer Control and Audit - 3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of auditing and controlling computer information systems. Emphasis is placed on the implementation of best practices in the design and application of controls within computer information systems to insure the best quality and accuracy of information provided to management and to the public. This course may be used as an Accounting elective.

Cross listed with CIS425

Prerequisite: CIS112, 12 credits of Accounting, Junior or Senior status and permission of advisor for Accounting majors.


    Prerequisite: CIS112, 12 credits of Accounting, Junior or Senior status and permission of advisor for Accounting majors

ACC430 Accounting Information Systems

ACC430

Accounting Information Systems- 3 Credits

This course introduces the system flow of financial information in the contexts of the system development process and the actual applications of computer technology to record keeping and information gathering functions. The intent is to provide a strategic understanding of the linkages between organizational components provided by the AIS, and to develop a working knowledge of best practices in the development and implementation of accounting applications. Applications studied include procurement and receiving, inventory control, accounts payable, marketing and shipping, billing and collections, etc. The course includes case studies and a hands-on computer project.

Cross listed with CIS430.

Prerequisites: CIS112, 12 credits of Accounting, Junior or Senior status and permission of advisor for Accounting majors.


    Cross listed with CIS430     Prerequisites: CIS112, 12 credits of Accounting, Junior or Senior status and permission of advisor for Accounting majors

CRJ326 Computer Forensics

CRJ326

Computer Forensics - 3 Credits

This course provides the knowledge and skills to identify, track and prosecute cyber-criminals.  Students will be able to identify evidence in computer-related crime and abuse cases, and track intrusive hacker’s path through a client system.  Emphasis will be placed on recovering, collecting and analyzing data from any digital media device, such as mobile devices, bar codes, game consoles, digital cameras and videos.



CRJ346 Electronic Investigations

CRJ346

Electronic Investigations - 3 Credits

This course studies the vast amount of information available to investigators through public records and the internet. The focus is on how to understand, obtain, discern and utilize public record information for investigatory purposes. This course is relevant to both public and private investigators. 

Prerequisite: CRJ101


    Prerequisite: CRJ101
3 crs.
Total
18 crs

Universities regularly make changes to the curriculum in order to offer quality and relevant degrees. Post University reserves the right to change the curriculum at any time. Any changes to the curriculum will be published as soon as the changes have been approved.