Hear what our undergraduate programs can offer you.
Each of the majors offered through the Beacom School of Business begins with the freshman/sophomore curriculum. During the first two years of a four-year program of study, students complete the general education requirements of the university and the prerequisites for admission to the business majors.
To be eligible to take the CPA exam under South Dakota's rules (and those of most other states), you must complete 150 semester hours of coursework. This can be met by completing the Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.A.) degree.
This degree provides a solid foundation for students wanting a general or specialty business focus in operations management, entrepreneurship or a program tailored to your career plans.
Students obtaining a B.B.A. from the business school are required to complete the business core courses and two other business electives.
Students obtaining a B.A. or B.S. from the College of Arts & Sciences are required to complete the foundational courses required for all degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences.
This degree is centered around decisions about how to obtain funds, deploy funds (invest) and manage capital in personal and business settings.
With this degree you can make significant contributions to the health and lives of the people and communities they serve.
With this degree you can leverage human capital to create vibrant, attractive workplaces that have what it takes to beat the competition.
With this degree you are able to create business opportunities, plan, establish and grow new ventures or manage innovative projects at new and existing firms.
This degree provides a solid foundation for students wanting a general or specialty business focus.
This degree allows a student to work in any industry that has customers and wants to help customers solve problems.
This degree will improve your decision making and efficiency.
Business majors meeting requirements for entry into the M.B.A. program may opt to complete both the B.B.A and M.B.A. concurrently. Students who pursue this fast-track option will be awarded their undergraduate and graduate degrees simultaneously, upon completion of the two programs.
Accounting majors meeting requirements for entry into the M.P.A. program may opt to complete both the Accounting B.B.A and M.P.A. concurrently. Students who pursue this fast-track option will be awarded their undergraduate and graduate degrees simultaneously, upon completion of the two programs.