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Becoming a certified public accountant will make your degree even more valuable, and the Schlief School of Accountancy can put you on the fast track to earning your Texas CPA license.

One of only a few integrated BBA/MPAc programs in Texas, our five-year program leads to a Master of Professional Accountancy and prepares you to take the Texas CPA exam. Complete your bachelor's and master's accounting degrees at the same time!

Accounting, BBA / Master of Professional Accountancy

All SFA undergraduate students must complete the university's core curriculum. Business students also must complete two business common courses, including the Career Success Passport, and BBA students are required to complete foundations of knowledge business courses.

Required courses

  • ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2302 - Principles of Management Accounting
  • ACCT 3301 - Intermediate Accounting
  • ACCT 3302 - Intermediate Accounting
  • ACCT 3333 - Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 3343 - Federal Income Tax
  • ACCT 4331 - Governmental Accounting
  • ACCT 4337 - Auditing Principles
  • ACCT 4343 - Tax of Business
  • ACCT 4353 - Accounting and Information Systems
  • ACCT 4357 - Controls and Internal Auditing
  • CSIT 3340 - Application Software Microcomputers

Required graduate courses

  • ACCT 5312 - Seminar in Accounting Research and Analysis
  • ACCT 5342 - Advanced Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 5347 - Advanced Auditing
  • ACCT 5365 - Ethics and Professional Issues in Accounting
  • ACCT 5320 - Professional Communication for Accountants
    The 2023-24 graduate bulletin incorrectly lists this course requirement as BCOM 5320.

You also must complete 15 credit hours of additional courses in the MPAc curriculum.

Curriculum requirements

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Suggested course sequence

The 5-year accounting degree major academic planner serves as a guide to help you be "on track" for graduation by taking the right courses in the right order.

Ready to apply?

Apply to SFA for your graduate studies and let's get started!


Nikki Shoemaker, PhD
MPA Director
Assistant Director for the Schlief School of Accountancy


Physical Address:
Schlief School of Accountancy
McGee Business Building, Suite 292

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13005, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962