Cost Accounting

ACC 3103 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Continues in greater depth the study of managerial accounting for decision-making purposes, including profitability, planning, and control. Studies cost analysis and explores statistical methods in measuring cost behavior, overhead, and fixed costs. Emphasizes capital budgeting techniques for equipment replacement and long-term asset management given the relevant range of productive capacity. Compares and analyzes decentralization, segment, and divisional management accounting. Topics include marginal cost relevancy, make-or buy decisions, multiple product cost assignment and production methods, joint costs and by-products, responsibility accounting, activity-based costing, just-in-time cost systems, economic value added, residual income, the balance scorecard, and return on investment techniques.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 40349
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Session Spring 2018 CPS Semester - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 04/28/2018
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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