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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for ACCT 320 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2021 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

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Alexandria Technical and Community College

ACCT 2010 - Principles of Accounting II - 4 credits
This course is an introduction to managerial accounting. It will focus on the development of reports that internal management will use for making day-to-day decisions about operating a business. The course uses a hands-on approach to learning. Excel spreadsheet models will be developed by students to determine the cost of a product or customer job, to develop a master budget, and to compute the breakeven point of offering a new product or service. This course is a prerequisite to Managerial Cost Accounting (ACCT2618).
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

BUS 2126 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

Prerequisites: Bus 2125 (previously 1125) with a grade of C or better This course focuses on how costs are used in planning, control, and decision making. Topics include differences in managerial and financial accounting, elements of cost, cost behavior, cost flow including cost of goods manufactured and cost of goods sold, traditional and contribution margin income statements, cost-volume-profit analysis, costing systems (job-order costing, process costing, and activity-based costing), budgeting, standard costs and variance analysis, relevant costs for special decisions, management performance evaluation tools (balanced scorecard, operational performance measures, and quality measures), pricing, responsibility accounting and decentralization, capital budgeting and capital investment decisions.
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Bemidji State University

ACCT 3302 - Cost Accounting II - 3 credits
Refinements of cost accounting information systems, including management control systems, cost allocation refinements, capital budgeting, and performance measurement. Prerequisite: ACCT 3301.
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ACCT 3301 - Cost Accounting I - 3 credits

Fundamentals of cost accounting information systems, including cost-volume-profit relationships, costing in the service and manufacturing sectors, cost behavior, and budget variance analysis. Prerequisites: ACCT 2102, ENGL 1151, and (ENGL 2152 or ENGL 3150), or consent of instructor.
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Century College

ACCT 2025 - Managerial Accounting (Online) - 4 credits

This course introduces the foundations of managerial accounting. The emphasis is on managements use of accounting information for planning, controlling, and decision making. Topics covered include cost behavior, an overview of job order and process costing, cost volume profit analysis, budgeting, cost analysis, and capital budgeting decisions. Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2020 with a grade of C or higher. Recommendation(s): Experience in the use of Excel.
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Hennepin Technical College

ACCT 2221 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits
This course is a presentation of how accounting data and concepts may be interpreted and applied by management in planning and controlling business operations. (Prereq: ACCT2155 AND qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1500) (BP/EP) 4 cr
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Inver Hills Community College

ACCT 2102 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits
Consists of analyzing information and preparing reports for internal use in the company's management decision-making process. Emphasizes planning and control for profit-seeking enterprises. This course will cover cost terminology and behavior, fixed, mixed, and variable costs, standard costs and variances, activity-based costing, quality costs, job order costing, relevant costs, break-even and cost-volume-profit analysis, profit planning (budgeting), capital budgeting, flexible budgeting, segment reporting, transfer pricing, constrained resources, and business ethics. Meets requirements for accounting and lower-division-transfer business administration majors at most 4-year institutions.
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Lake Superior College

ACCT 2430 - Managerial Accounting - 3 credits

This course covers is an in-depth study of the process of producing financial and operating information relating to the economic condition of the organization designed to meet the informational needs of the internal users of the organization. Topics that will be covered include cost concepts, job-order costing, process costing, activity based costing, budgeting, variance analysis, performance measurement, differential analysis, and capital budgeting. (Prerequisites: ACCT1410 or instructor's consent) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

ACCT 2224 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits
This course explores accounting as a process of providing useful financial information to management and internal stakeholders. You will learn costing, Cost-Volume-Profit (CVP) relationships, profit planning, and budgets. You will also learn to apply these concepts in your decision making process.
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Minnesota State College Southeast

ACCT 2202 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits
This course covers the techniques for planning, controlling, and decision making relevant to managing costs in a manufacturing environment. The focus will be on cost concepts and cost behavior in relation to job-order costing, activity-based costing, and process costing. The budgetary process will be analyzed; including preparing and interpreting a master budget and flexible budget. (Prerequisite: ACCT2201 Financial Accounting or ACCT2211 Principles of Accounting II) (4 credits: 4 lecture/0 lab)
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

ACCT 2210 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

Pre-req: ACCT2211. This course covers the various tax laws pertaining to the computation and payment of salaries and wages, and use of the touch system on the 10-key number pad. Topics include preparation of employment records, payroll registers, time cards, employee earnings records and government payroll reports.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead

ACCT 231 - Principles of Accounting II - 3 credits

An introduction to the content and concepts of financial information for management's use in directing operations. Topics include cost behavior, product costing, actual and standard costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, relevant costs, operational and capital budgeting, and present value analysis.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

ACCT 210 - Managerial Accounting - 3 credits

Preparation and analysis of cost-based management reports: use of cost information to make short-term operating decisions and long-term capital decisions.
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Normandale Community College

ACCT 2252 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

This course is the second of the two consecutive courses in financial and managerial accounting. The course focuses on managerial accounting concepts and accounting tools and techniques used for decision-making. The course content includes job and process costing, activity-based costing, cost volume-profit analysis, target pricing, budgets, variances and cost-revenue analysis for decision-making.
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North Hennepin Community College

ACCT 2112 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

Managerial accounting focuses on the three main activities performed by managers: planning, controlling, and decision-making. This course consists of preparing a variety of reports for internal use and analyzing them in the company's decision-making process. Prerequisite: ACCT 2111
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Rochester Community and Technical College

ACCT 2218 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

This course consists of analyzing and preparing reports for internal use in the company's manage decision-making process. This course contains a study of cash flow and managerial accounting principles including cost behavior, job order costing, process costing, cost-volume-profit relationships, standard costs, budgets, break-even, and differential analysis. Managerial accounting emphasizes accounting concepts required in the strategic decision making process. Managerial Accounting is a continuation of Financial Accounting in the study of accounting. (Prerequisites: ACCT 2217).
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Saint Paul College

ACCT 2420 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

This course provides an introduction to the role of financial and managerial information in planning and control decisions, and the role of the management accountant in the organization. It emphasizes the concepts and practices of management accounting including cost behaviors, contribution margins, job and process costing, budgeting, standard costs and variance analysis, and other managerial accounting best practices. Students analyze the management decision-making process via problem solving and case analysis. Understand the differences between managerial and financial accounting. (Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2410) 4C/4/0/0
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Southwest Minnesota State University

ACCT 212 - Principles of Accounting II - 3 credits
A continuation of ACCT 211. Financial accounting topics covered include stockholders' equity, statement of cash flows, and financial statement analysis. An introduction to management accounting topics such as cost allocation, product costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, responsibility accounting, operational budgeting, and capital budgeting. Student must receive C- or better in ACCT 211 before taking this course. The Accounting program reserves the right to remove students from the course who do not meet the prerequisite.
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St. Cloud State University

ACCT 292 - Accounting II - 3 credits

The statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. Accounting information as a planning, analysis, and control tool facilitating decision-making. Prereq.: ACCT 291.
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St. Cloud Technical & Community College

ACCT 2229 - Managerial Accounting - 4 credits

Managerial accounting is the process of producing financial and operating information regarding the economic condition of the organization for users internal to the organization. The process is driven by the informational needs of individuals internal to the organization with an emphasis on cost systems, pricing decisions, budgeting, planning and controlling. This course will build student¿s understanding in planning operations, controlling activities, and decision making using a wide variety of practical applications. Student Learning Outcomes: * Explain and illustrate the use of a standard manufacturing cost system for planning and control purposes. * Compute materials quantity and materials price variances and identify them as being favorable or unfavorable. * Learn and apply activity based costing. * Prepare and analyze budgets using variance analysis. * Differentiate between fixed and flexible budgets. * Understand the concepts of absorption costing and direct costing. * Analyze accounting data using cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis and CVP graphing. * Calculate and understand the uses of break-even point (BEP) and changes in BEP. * Prepare and understand differential analysis reports to meet various financial objectives. * Prepare and analyze capital investment decisions. * Summarize the types of cash flow activities reported in the statement of cash flows. * Prepare the statement of cash flows. * Apply managerial accounting concepts by analyzing business scenarios. * Differentiate between cost, profit, and investment centers. * Calculate return-on-investment and residual income. * Make decisions based on segment analysis.
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Winona State University

ACCT 212 - Managerial Accounting Principles - 3 credits

The study of managerial accounting principles including cost behavior, job order costing, cost-volume-profit relationships, contribution costing, standard costs, relevant costs and decision-making, operating budgets, performance reports, and capital project evaluation. Prerequisites: ACCT 211 - Financial Accounting Principles. Grade only. Offered Fall and Spring semester.
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ACCT 361 - Intermediate Managerial/Cost Accounting - 4 credits
Study of product costing systems, including job, process, activity-based, variable, and standard costing systems. Other topics include, customer profitability analysis, activity-based management, capacity management, support department cost allocation methods, joint cost allocation methods, transfer pricing, pricing decisions, performance measurement issues, variance analysis, and the balanced scorecard. Prerequisites for College of Business majors and minors: Admission to the College of Business and ACCT 212 - Managerial Accounting Principles and ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics. Prerequisites for non-College of Business majors and minors: Junior standing and instructor's permission. Grade only. Offered annually (usually fall semester).
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