About BSAD 061 C

Introduction to use of accounting for planning, cost behavior, budgeting, analysis, and decision making. Prerequisites: BSAD 060; Business Administration, Engineering Management, Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Sciences, Computer Science & Information Systems major, Business Administration, Accounting minor; minimum Sophomore standing.

Notes

Prereqs enforced by system: BSAD 060; BSAD, CSIS, EMGT majors; ACCT and BSAD minors; Minimum Sophomore standing; Required course specific fee of $25; Open to Degree and CDE Students.

Section Description

This course surveys accounting for products/services and analytical tools for managerial decision making, planning, and control. Specific objectives include: identifying cost objects and classifying costs as direct or indirect with respect to cost objects chosen; computing manufacturing costs, cost of goods manufactured, cost of goods available for sale, and cost of goods sold; identifying when a product/service cost is reflected in the income statement; distinguishing between fixed and variable costs using various cost estimation methods; determining the activity level required for achieving a desired target profit; preparing various operating budgets; explaining how accounting information is used in subunit and managerial performance evaluations; and utilizing relevant information in short-term and long-term business decisions.

Section Expectation

Class time will be devoted to a discussion of the outlines and examples contained in the Class Notes packet, which must be purchased at UVM’s Bookstore. A textbook (TBD) will also be assigned as required reading. One hundred percent class attendance is expected and vital for student understanding.

Evaluation

Course performance is evaluated by three exams (25% each) and homework (25%). Grades follow a conventional 10-point scale with pluses and minuses given (e.g., 80 < B- < 83, 83 < B < 87, 87 < B+ < 90). Exam grades may be “curved” using the distribution of class scores.

Course Dates

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Location

Kalkin Building 003 (View Campus Map)

Times

to on Tuesday and Thursday

Location

Kalkin Building 001 (View Campus Map)

Times

to on Thursday

Location

Kalkin Building 001 (View Campus Map)

Times

to on Thursday

Important Dates

Note: These dates may change before registration begins.

Note: These dates may not be accurate for select courses during the Summer Session.

Deadlines
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Last Day to Drop
Last Day to Withdraw with 50% Refund
Last Day to Withdraw with 25% Refund
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