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People who can make order out of chaos are true heroes in any organization. If you thrive in well-structured roles and love crunching numbers, pursue a major in accounting at Linfield and receive great training for a profession that is consistently in demand. Accounting will set you on the path to a rewarding career and prepare you for the Uniform CPA Examination.®

This program is offered through our School of Business as well as our Online and Continuing Education (OCE) program.

As an accounting major at Linfield

you might take:

Intermediate Accounting I, II

Apply accounting principles to value assets and liabilities, and learn how to prepare and analyze financial statements. (BNAC 361, 362)

Advanced Accounting

Conduct advanced financial reporting in areas such as partnerships and foreign exchange transactions. (BNAC 466)


Assess audit risk, execute the detailed process of auditing and report the results of audits. (BNAC 469)

Studying accounting at Linfield

Learning outcomes

  • Appreciate ethical, legal and global aspects of business. 

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  • Apply knowledge of the management and strategy of organizations.

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  • Demonstrate literacy in accounting.

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  • Understand the role of marketing.

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  • Demonstrate competency in financial analysis.

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Intern in all areas of accounting

Linfield's School of Business internship program is one of the oldest and most successful in the Pacific Northwest. Internships provide invaluable hands-on experience and further develop your professional skills. Some companies where accounting majors at Linfield have found internship placements include:

  • PriceWaterhouse Cooper
  • Moss Adams
  • Ernst & Young

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Have questions about studying accounting at Linfield? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.

Virlena Crosley
Virlena Crosley
Associate Dean, Department Chair and Associate Professor
T.J. Day Hall