Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


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BUSI 430 001 (CRN: 24280)


Department: Business
Instructor: Lansford, Benjamin
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (BUSI 395 OR STAT 305 OR STAT 310 OR STAT 312 OR STAT 315 OR DSCI 301 OR ECON 307) AND (ECON 100 OR ECON 200) AND BUSI 305
Section Max Enrollment: 65
Section Enrolled: 59
Enrollment data as of: 12-APR-2024 9:30AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-Dept Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM W
Description: This course emphasizes the use of accounting information internally for business management as opposed to the external reporting emphasis of financial accounting. Specifically, the course covers the design of decision support systems to aid planning and control in different types of organizations. It integrates accounting with ideas from data analysis, microeconomics, and operations management. Among the topics covered are the use of cost information for short- and long-term decision making, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgetary control, cost allocation, capital budgeting, and responsibility accounting. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BUSI 430 if student has credit for MACC 531.