2023-2024 Undergraduate General Catalog


The Accounting major is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in private business accounting. The required business courses strengthen graduates’ abilities to serve organizations in the broader capacity expected of a private accountant. The liberal arts curriculum make the Augustana Accounting major unique. Our small class sizes give students the opportunity to interact with our faculty on a daily basis maximizing their individual learning experiences. Students interested in preparing to take the CPA examination should consider completing our Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) program. This program meets the requirements of the State Boards of Accountancy, including South Dakota, which have elected the 150-hour educational requirement to sit for the CPA exam.