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ACC 551 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  3 hours Core Terms Offered: W15, S15, W16
  Course Prerequisites: ACC 501 and no credit in ACC 552 
  Principles of Managerial Accounting --- This course deals with decision-making in organizations, where the decisions involve the generation, analysis, or use of financial information. The major topics in this course include the use of accounting in making alternative choice decisions, the development and use of product cost information, and the use of accounting information for managerial planning and control. Throughout the course, a managerial viewpoint is stressed. Cases are used.