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ACTG 155 Cost Accounting

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Course Description

Study of the theory and practice of managerial cost accumulation concepts and techniques for product and service costing, planning and control. Special emphasis will be placed on the use of cost accounting information for decision-making and the preparation, analysis and use of cost accounting information. Topics include cost volume profit analysis, cost accumulation techniques, decentralization, transfer pricing, capital budgeting, cost allocation, budgeting, statistical cost estimation. Managerial uses of information for planning, control, and performance evaluation. This course is intended for students who hold a Bachelor’s degree and who need the course to meet the CPA exam coursework requirement or Advanced Accounting Certificate. Accounting majors who intend to transfer to UC or CSU should take this course at their transfer school. [CPE Hours: CPA, 45 hours]

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: ACTG 131 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU