School: Business
Degree Type: Bachelors Degree
Format: In-Person
Student Type: Traditional Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting combines both accounting and finance degrees into a double major, setting you up more conveniently and efficiently to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). By double majoring, you will develop a deeper understanding of how to prepare and interpret financial statements, create and manage budgets, measure important metrics and information, leverage assets and maximize investments. You will also have more job opportunities available with both accounting and finance specializations. By earning a double major, you will leave Warner Pacific with the required 150 semester credits to sit for the CPA exam immediately upon graduation.

Prerequisites: 6 credits
BUS 223 | Introduction to Microsoft Office | 3 credits
MA 111 | College Algebra (or higher level math) | 3 credits
Major Requirements: 84 credits: 45 credits in residence, 58 credits total upper division. Required:
BUS 120 | Intro to Business and Personal Finance | 3 credits
BUS 195 | Internship Preparation | 2 credits
BUS 211 | Financial Accounting | 3 credits
BUS 212 | Managerial Accounting | 3 credits
BUS 261 | Organization Writing and Presentations | 3 credits
BUS 290 | Ethics, Social Issues, & Responsibility | 3 credits
BUS 303 | Business & Employment Law | 3 credits
BUS 310 | Management Theory & Practice | 3 credits
BUS 311 | Intermediate Accounting I | 3 credits
BUS 312 | Intermediate Accounting II | 3 credits
BUS 314 | Cost Accounting | 3 credits
BUS 332 | Auditing | 3 credits
BUS 335 | Accounting Info Systems | 3 credits
BUS 363 | Intro to Business Finance | 3 credits
BUS 364 | Corporate Finance | 3 credits
BUS 370 | Decision Modeling | 3 credits
BUS 371 | Investments | 3 credits
BUS 372 | Financial Analysis and Valuation | 3 credits
BUS 394 | Research Methods & Applied Statistics 3 credits
BUS 411 | Advanced Accounting | 3 credits
BUS 412 | Individual Taxation | 3 credits
BUS 445 | Global Business | 3 credits
BUS 465 | International Finance | 3 credits
BUS 483 | Commercial Banking | 3 credits
BUS 495 | Internship | 1-6 credits
EC 203 | Economics | 3 credits
MKTG 242 | Marketing | 3 credits
Elective: Take at least 3 credits from the following:
SE 311 | Entrepreneurial Leadership within an Urban Context | 3 credits
BUS 331 | Non-profit accounting | 3 credits
BUS 413 | Business Taxation | 3 credits
BUS 415 | VITA/Tax Volunteer | 1-3 credits
BUS 450 | Strategic Management | 3 credits
BUS 490 | Accounting Topics | 1-3 credits

Upon successful complete of the Accounting and Finance majors, graduates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Be technically competent in financial analysis, financial strategy, decision-making, risk analysis, measurement, reporting, research, and data
    analysis
  • Demonstrate an understanding of factors that impact financial decision making including demographics, psychological factors, financial actions,
    financial attitudes, planning actions, mortgage decisions, budgeting habits, goal planning, retirement planning, credit management, income and
    savings planning, insurance planning, investment planning, and financial self-control.
  • Proficiency of the basic personal competencies of professional demeanor, problem-solving leadership, interaction, communication, project
    management, and technology to engage ethically and with integrity within a constantly changing world.
  • Proficiency in the broad business perspective competencies of strategic and critical thinking, industry and sector perspectives, the globalization of finance, resource management, legal and regulatory environment, marketing and client forces, and leveraging technology to enhance business.

Questions?

Our Business Department faculty would love to hear from you.

Prof. Shelly Hartzell, CPA, MS
Associate Professor of Accounting
Accounting Programs Lead
shartzell@warnerpacific.edu
PH: 503.517.1038

Adjunct Prof. Amber Gribbins, MAcc
Adjunct Professor of Finance & Accounting
Finance Program Lead
agribbins@warnerpacific.edu

Accounting & Finance Partners:

Aldrich CPAs & Advisors
Creative Financial Staffing
Fisher Investments
Heritage Bank
KPMG
McDonald Jacobs, PC
Moss Adams, LLP
Nike
Paper Investigator, Inc.
RVK Consulting
Wells Fargo
U.S. Government – IRS

Digital Marketing Program Partners:

96.3 WAY-FM
Anvil Media
Digital Marketing Solutions
El Programa Hispano Catolico
Gravitate
Green Fig
Hillsboro Farmer’s Market
Latino Network
NW & Associates
Rvonet
Technology of OregonUrban Nature Partners

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