SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 4:59:56 PMBAD 57 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BAD 57Title:  COST ACCOUNTING  
Full Title:  Cost Accounting
Last Reviewed:2/8/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Cost accounting including job, process, activity-based costing, and standard costing. Evaluative techniques using cost data to effectively manage organizational costs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of BAD 2


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Cost accounting including job, process, activity-based costing, and standard costing. Evaluative techniques using cost data to effectively manage organizational costs.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of BAD 2
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Analyze, record, summarize, and report the effects of transactions related to cost accounting and interpret information for internal or external decision making purposes.
2.   Complete and use cost accounting documents and reports to plan, evaluate, and control operations of a company and interpret those reports for management.
3.   Use computer technology applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to complete assignments.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Examine and evaluate the costs of products and services.
2.  Classify costs and assign costs to appropriate cost object.
3.  Track costs through the information system.
4.  Analyze cost information in order to plan and control operations.
5.  Determine profitability and price policy.
6.  Use Microsoft Office (MS) applications for completing accounting assignments.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Cost
    A.  Concepts
    B.  Uses
     C.  Classifications
II.  Cost accumulation procedures
    A.  Job order process
    B.  By-products costing
    C.  Joint-products costing
    D.  Tracking costs
III.  Planning and control of factory overhead and variance analysis
IV.  Planning and control of materials and labor and other factory costs
V.  Planning of profits, cost and sales, including variance analysis
VI.  Controlling costs and profits
    A.  Standard costing
    B.  Cost Volume Profit (CVP) analyses
    C.  Process costing
    D.  For-order costing
    E.  Activity based costing
VII. Use of MS Office applications

Assignments:
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1.  Textbook readings of approximately 20 to 30 pages per week
2.  Weekly solving cost accounting problems and quantitative case evaluation
3.  Written qualitative case analyses
4.  6 to 10 quizzes and exams

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Qualitative case analyses
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Accounting problems and quantitative case evaluations
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 60%
6-10 quizzes and exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting, by Anderson, Maher, and Lanen.  McGraw-Hill Companies Publishing, 3rd edition, 2012.

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