3 Credits, 3 Contacts

A basic course in the theories and practices underlying the development of cost information for financial control and decision making. As manufacturing, service, and distribution establishments strive to enhance their profits and reduce consumer prices, the study and control of costs become increasingly important. The student will gain an understanding of techniques used to control cost for profit by management. This is an excellent course for the aspiring business administration and accounting major because it will give an insight into the area of profit and loss control.

Prerequisite: ACCT 112