Course Description

Economics of Accounting, ECON 10B

Foundation of accounting course providing students with the concepts, practices, and tools for analyzing, planning, and making managerial accounting decisions for the future with an emphasis on performance measurement using various data analysis tools. Key topics include product and service costing, management decision-making and analysis, planning and controlling processes, CVP analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, and segment reporting.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 semester units credit
UC Santa Cruz, Economics

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: UCSC ECON 10A and 10B combined satisfy the Accounting 1A-B requirement at UC Berkeley.

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence: UCI - ECON 26A or MGMT 30B

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 course toward Social Science; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 1 course towards social analysis, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC; Muir: 1 course in a Social Science theme in "Government and Economics"

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Major Requirement: Required course for Business Management Economics


Prerequisite(s): ECON 10A.

Course Fees


Course Creator

Kevin Jones
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