Accounting Major Curriculum

Champlain College's Robert P. Stiller School of Business spends a lot of time working with employers and internship sites to determine the exact skills, knowledge and characteristics they are seeking in job candidates.

Employers look to hire graduates who have developed expertise in a specific area of business; have strong critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills; and possess the ability to strategize and lead across the whole business enterprise or organization.

The Robert P. Stiller School of Business incorporates this employer input with our academic and professional expertise to provide an integrated cutting-edge education that prepares you exceptionally well in your major field of study.

Regardless of major, all Robert P. Stiller School of Business students share a core business curriculum that includes:

Accounting Curriculum 2014-2015


First Year

First Semester

Financial Accounting
(ACC 130)

Business & the Entrepreneurial Mindset
(BUS 110)

The Quantitative Language of Business
(BUS 115)

Concepts of the Self
(COR 110)

The Rhetoric of Self
(COR 115)

Second Semester

Managerial Accounting
(ACC 140)

Business Law
(BLW 140)

Marketing & the OB Mindset
(BUS 120)

Concepts of Community
(COR 120)

The Rhetoric of Community
(COR 125)


Second Year

First Semester

Intermediate Accounting I
(ACC 230)

Federal Taxes I
(ACC 310)

Information Systems for Management
(MGT 265)

Choose 200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Choose 200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Second Semester

Intermediate Accounting II
(ACC 231)

Corporate Social Responsibility
(BUS 210)

Statistics
(MTH 180)

Choose 200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Choose 200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)


Third Year

First Semester

Cost Accounting I
(ACC 340)

International Business & Macroeconomics
(BUS 310)

Financial Management I
(MGT 240)

The Global Condition
(COR 310)

Human Rights  & Responsibilities
(COR 320)

Second Semester (Recommended Study Abroad Semester)

Accounting Information Systems
(ACC 350)

Accounting Internship
(ACC 390)

Program Elective

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)


Fourth Year

First Semester

Advanced Accounting
(ACC 400)

Federal Taxes II
(ACC 410)

Managerial Economics
(ECN 255)

Program Elective

General Elective

Second Semester

College Capstone
(CCC 410)

Auditing
(ACC 420)

Natural Science with Lab
(SCI XXX)

General Elective