Prerequisite Courses offered at University Center - Sioux Falls:

Course/No.
Course Title
ACCT 210*
Principles of Accounting I (3 cr.)
ACCT 211*
Principles of Accounting II (3 cr.)
ACCT 310
Intermediate Accounting I (3 cr.)
ACCT 311
Intermediate Accounting II (3 cr.)
ACCT 320
Cost Accounting (3 cr.)
ACCT 360
Accounting Systems (3 cr.)
ACCT 430
Income Tax Accounting (3 cr.)
ACCT 450
Auditing (3 cr.)
BADM 220*
Business Statistics (3 cr.)
BADM 310
Finance (3 cr.)
BADM 350
Legal Environment of Business (3 cr.)
BADM 351
Business Law I (3 cr.)
BADM 369*
Organizational Behavior & Theory (3 cr.)
BADM 370*
Marketing (3 cr.)
BADM 425
Production & Operations Management (3 cr.)
ECON 201*
Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr.)
ECON 202*
Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
MATH 121*
Survey of Calculus (3 cr.)

*Students with a Bachelor's degee may enroll in ACCT 520: Foundations of Accounting in lieu of ACCT 210 and 211, BADM 520: Foundations of Calc/Stats in lieu of MATH 121 and BADM 220, ECON 580: Foundations of Economics in lieu of ECON 201 and ECON 202, and BADM 580: Foundations of Marketing and Organizational Behavior in lieu of BADM 369 and BADM 370.

Master of Professional Accountancy Graduate Core (18 credit hours):

Course/No.
Course Title
ACCT 720
Seminar in Cost Accounting (3 cr.)
ACCT 731
Seminar in Tax (3 cr.)
ACCT 740
Seminar in Accounting Theory (3 cr.)
ACCT 750
Contemporary Topics in Auditing (3 cr.)
ACCT 760
Accounting in Government & Non-Profit Organizations (3 cr.)
ACCT 780
Advanced Accounting (3 cr.)

MPA Electives (12 credit hours required): In addition to the MPA core courses, candidates must select, with the MPA Director's approval, an additional 12 credit hours of graduate coursework designed to provide breadth.  Both thesis and internship program options are available.

Master of Professional Accountancy - Hybrid Program Total: 

Plan A: Non-Thesis Program:
Plan B: Thesis Option
Plan C: Internship Option: 
MPA Core: 18 credit hours
Restricted Electives: 12 credit hours

Program Total: 30 credit hours

MPA Core: 18 credit hours
Restricted Electives: 6-9 credit hours
Thesis: 3-6 credit hours

Program Total: 30 credit hours

MPA Core: 18 credit hours
Restricted Electives: 9 credit hours
Internship: 3 credit hours

Program Total: 30 credit hours

For more information about USD's Master of Professional Accountancy - Hybrid Delivery program offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-274-9500 or by e-mail at info@sduniversitycenter.org.