FRANK G. ZARB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
”.. a quality education that prepares professionals for a dynamic, globally-oriented environment”
DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING, TAXATION, AND
LEGAL STUDIES IN BUSINESS
ACCOUNTING 231 - COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS
Section A : Wednesday 8:05-10:25PM
INSTRUCTOR’S NAME: Dr. Robert Fonfeder CPA, CMA
OFFICE HOURS: Wed.- 4:25 – 6:25 pm
LOCATION OF OFFICE: 224 Weller Hall
PHONE NUMBER: (516) 463-6988
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Actrzf@hofstra.edu
Location of Department Office: 205 Weller Hall
Telephone number of Department: 516-463-5684
Department Chairperson: Dr. Nathan Slavin
Department Administrator: Prof. Linda Schain
DESCRIPTION OF COURSE
Study of the cost accounting’s role in providing managers with information for planning, controlling and decision making, as well as for costing products, and services. Topics include job-order costing, process costing, standard costs, direct costing, absorption costing, just in time, balance scoreboard, by-products and joint products, differential and comparative costs. Ethical, environmental and international considerations relating to the production process are discussed.
PREREQUISITES OF COURSE
Accounting 203 or approved equivalent. Open only to matriculated graduate students in the Zarb School of Business and in other Schools at Hofstra where appropriate. See specific program requirements.
• Students will demonstrate the ability to accumulate and analyze information relevant for internal use by managers for planning, controlling, decision-making and performance evaluation.
• Students will analyze and evaluate a company's strategies in order to recommend alternative future courses of action for the company.
• Upon completion of the course, students will be able to analyze and...