4CR Cost accounting is the branch of accounting that deals with the planning, measurement, and control of costs. While all types of businesses (service, merchandising, and manufacturing) must have accurate and reliable cost information, the traditional focus of cost accounting has been on manufacturing costs and activities. Manufacturing is the transforming of raw materials into finished products by incurring factory costs. To reinforce the principles of cost accounting, the student will complete a practice set for a manufacturing company. Lab Fee Prerequisites & Requisites: Take ACCO 102 with at least a grade of D-.