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Street: 900 SE Baker Street
Linfield College is an independent, comprehensive undergraduate college recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding science programs, and distinctive international emphasis. Linfield has a challenging and exciting academic program that features a broad liberal arts core and an atmosphere in which there is genuine concern for individuals and their progress.
Linfield is a comprehensive college with a strong commitment to study in the liberal arts and sciences. The curriculum seeks to overcome intellectual provincialism, underscores the centrality of how one learns, provides a historical context, relates ideas to social structures, and affirms the importance of values in human life. The liberal arts curriculum is coherent and useful when it prepares students to seek knowledge and improve skills throughout their lives. Linfield's curriculum is designed to help people develop their full humanity, with an emphasis on freedom of mind and spirit. It also illuminates its members' shared cultural heritage, and involves students and teachers alike in the fundamental concerns upon which the future depends.
The academic program is available on a year-round calendar with 15-week fall and spring semesters, a four-week January Term, and a summer program with courses of variable duration. A typical semester course load for a student is 12-16 credits.
The student's program of studies will include courses in four categories:
- general education
- major studies
- electives providing variety and stimulation
- paracurricular courses with a practical activity-centered orientation.
Linfield College is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Specialized accreditation is granted to certain of the collegeís individual programs. The Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing is accredited by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The education program is approved for training of elementary and secondary teachers by the State of Oregonís Teachers Standards and Practices Commission. Linfield Collegeís music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and its athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The college maintains affiliation with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A.