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ACCY 570 A - Data Analytics Foundations

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Concepts and foundations underlying data analytics for accounting. Provides fundamental knowledge of how to acquire, organize, synthesize and analyze (possibly large) volumes of data to address questions and problems. After completing this course, students should (1) have a foundational understanding of the techniques underlying data analytics, (2) recognize scenarios and identify appropriate tools for various types of data analysis and (3) use Python and Tableau to perform data analysis. Course Information: 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated up to 4 hours for iMSA and online students that complete the first part of the course content in a 2-hour section (part A) and then complete the remainder of the class in a second 2-hour section (part B). Prerequisite: Enrollment in graduate accounting program or consent of the department.

Special Instructions:

Registration restricted to MAS & MSA students through Jan 5. This course will open to students in the first stage of the BSA/MAS program at 9:30 am Jan 6. Accountancy course prerequisites are strictly enforced. The Accounting Department will not allow students to advance in the accounting curriculum if they have not met the required prerequisite for previous accountancy courses taken. Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MAS:Accountancy -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Spring

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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