ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting*

This is an introduction to cost accounting principles and the use of such information in making business decisions. The course covers job order and process costing, cost-volume-profit behavior, standard costs, flexible budgets, decentralization, relevant costs, and capital budgeting. The emphasis of the course is in the use and analysis of the accounting information rather than in preparation of specialized cost accounting reports

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

ACCT 201

ACCT 202Introduction to Managerial Accounting*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Business

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

0

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

ACCT 201

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This is an introduction to cost accounting principles and the use of such information in making business decisions. The course covers job order and process costing, cost-volume-profit behavior, standard costs, flexible budgets, decentralization, relevant costs, and capital budgeting. The emphasis of the course is in the use and analysis of the accounting information rather than in preparation of specialized cost accounting reports

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Understand basic managerial and cost accounting concepts such as cost-volume-profit and product costing. Explain and apply cost behaviors and cost systems in a decision-making context. Explain the importance of cost allocation in decision-making. Prepare, use, and evaluate budgetary data. Use relevant cost information when making pricing and resource allocation decisions. Evaluate capital expenditure decisions including the use of discounted cash flow. Describe sustainability and its value to business.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Cost identification Cost behaviors Cost systems Cost-volume-profit Relevant costs in decision making Budgeting Capital expenditures Sustainability

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Homework Participation in class discussions

Required Exams

Chapter Tests Comprehensive Final Exam

Required Text

Managerial Accounting —4th edition   Braun, Tietz; Pearson Publications Pearson Access Code for MyAccountingLab

Required Materials

Calculator

Required Activities

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Homework Participation in class discussions Chapter Tests Comprehensive Final Exam 1. 2.