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Summer 2022

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ACC215 - Cost Accounting

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Studies managerial accounting in-depth from the preparer's perspective. Topics include managerial decision support systems, elements of costs, job-order and process costing, just-in-time and flexible manufacturing systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgets and performance evaluation. Spring only. Prerequisite: ACC102.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Explain the uses of cost accounting data.
2. Identify cost behavior patterns.
3. Prepare a cost production summary report for a business operating in a process cost system.
4. Perform product cost variance analyses.
5. Prepare necessary budgets for a manufacturing business.
6. Perform job order costing for manufacturing businesses.
7. Compute profitability under various methods to improve decision making.
8. Perform cost-volume-profit analyses.
9. Use differential cost analysis techniques to make special decisions.
10. Prepare accounting reports using Excel spreadsheets.

Effective Term: Fall 2019