Business Administration 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:

Business Administration Curriculum 2014-2015


First Year

First Semester

Business & the Entrepreneurial Mindset
(BUS 110)

The Quantitative Language of Business
(BUS 115)

Financial Accounting
(ACC 130)

Concepts of Self
(COR 110)

The Rhetoric of Self
(COR 115)

Second Semester

Marketing & the OB Mindset
(BUS 120)

Business Law I
(LAW 140)

Managerial Accounting
(ACC 140)

Concepts of Community
(COR 120)

The Rhetoric of Community
(COR 125)


Second Year

First Semester

Management & Organization Behavior
(MGT 210)

Managerial Economics
(ECN 255)

Statistics
(MTH 180)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Second Semester

Corporate Social Responsibility
(BUS 210)

Financial Management I
(MGT 240)

Information Systems for Management
(MGT 265)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)


Third Year

First Semester

International Business and Macroeconomics
(BUS 310)

Human Resource Management I
(MGT 330)

The Global Condition
(COR 310)

Human Rights & Responsibilities
(COR 320)

Business Specialization/Minor

Second Semester

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)

Local Contexts, Global Connections
(COR 330)

Natural Science with Lab
(SCI XXX)

Business Specialization/Minor

General Elective


Fourth Year

First Semester

Production & Operations Management
(MGT 320)

Advanced Business Internship
(MGT 390)

Business Specialization/Minor

Business Specialization/Minor

General Elective

Second Semester

College Capstone
CCC 410

Problem Analysis & Decision Making
MGT 425

Business Specialization/Minor

Business Specialization/Minor