To fulfill major requirements in the degree, a student must complete the courses listed below, plus statistics and calculus. The post baccalaureate certificate courses are those numbered 361 and higher, and require the prerequisites of 260 and 261 or equivalent in transfer from other colleges. Fifteen credits of upper division accounting must be from Linfield:
|BUSN 260||Financial Accounting||BUSN 361||Intermediate Accounting I|
|BUSN 261||Managerial Accounting||BUSN 362||Intermediate Accounting II|
|BUSN 301||Management||BUSN 461||Cost Accounting|
|BUSN 321||Marketing||BUSN 466||Advanced Accounting|
|BUSN 340||Business Law I||BUSN 468||Federal Income Tax|
|BUSN 341||Financial Management||BUSN 469||Auditing (MWI)|
|ECON 210||Principles of Economics||more|
The Linfield Department of Business believes that education is a life-long process. The Department's courses provide you with a sound education in business and accounting within the broader context of a liberal arts education. Graduates with an accounting degree normally advance in the professional fields of accounting, finance and management. The projected growth rate for accounting careers is estimated to increase over 22% before 2014 (Data from the U.S. Department of Labor). Take the next step and contact a Linfield Advisor today.
The Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate is designed to prepare professionals who want to qualify for positions in public accounting, government and non-profit accounting, and corporate accounting. Many graduates of this post bac program have qualified to take the CPA exam in their state to become Certified Public Accountants. All courses are taught by Linfield accounting instructors who have extensive experience in the accounting profession and teach to industry and board of accountancy standards.
Upon completion of their accounting certificate, graduates will gain the knowledge that is needed to build a career in accounting or to expand the scope of their accounting knowledge for advancement in their current organization or in new positions. College graduates who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and then add the specialized knowledge that is gained with the Linfield Post Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate will enhance their career opportunities and increase their earning power.
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