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ACC 211 COST ACCOUNTING

ACC 211Cost Accounting

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ACC 211 Cost Accounting

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  4.0          Lecture:  4.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ACC 102

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description:  This course examines in depth cost analysis and product costing for both the profit and not-for-profit sectors of the economy. Accounting for labor, materials, and manufacturing overhead emphasizes the use of source documents to analyze and record cost data in both manual and computerized accounting systems. Methods of allocating indirect costs to products are introduced. Budgeting concepts are reviewed with emphasis on capital budget techniques. Reporting for segments and decentralized operations are also covered.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. describe and classify various costs incurred in operations;
  2.  explain and apply accepted procedures that assist in cost determination and allocation; and
  3.  discuss and use managerial techniques to facilitate planning and control of operations.