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ACCT 203 - Introduction to Cost Accounting

Unit(s): 3.0

Prerequisite: ACCT 101 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement; MATH 030 or MATH 030D or MATH 033 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

Introduction to Cost Accounting takes a logical approach to the fundamentals of cost accounting as applied to a manufacturing business, and the use of cost data in management decisions. Principles and procedures of cost systems are presented first in an overview, then discussed and illustrated in detail. The course provides thorough coverage of job order costing, process costing, and standard costs. Analysis of cost data is integrated with discussions of cost accounting systems and procedures. Students will also evaluate both quantitative and qualitative data to assist management with strategic decision-making, planning, and controlling. This course is designed for accounting majors and those interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of managerial accounting.

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