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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog
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ACC 221 - Cost Accounting

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2016

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course provides practical knowledge of cost accounting systems and procedures, including the purpose of cost accounting, job-order cost accounting, process cost accounting, and cost accounting as a management tool.

Prerequisites: C or better in ACC 146 - Managerial Accounting  
Prerequisites/Corequisites: ACC 142 - Financial Accounting

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face, and/or online

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
1. Students will account for and analyze elements of the production cycle.

a. Calculate the cost of production using various costing methods and overhead allocations.

b. Determine desirable production and sales levels to achieve goals.

2. Students will demonstrate ability to make short and long-term financial decisions.

a. Prepare operating and financial budgets.

b. Compare the differences between actual and planned revenue and costs.

3. Students will evaluate company performance and develop strategies for improvement.

a. Implement and analyze management and production systems such as Just-in-Time, responsibility accounting, and Activity-Based-Management.

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