Accounting Major Learning Outcomes

The faculty of the Robert P. Stiller School of Business at Champlain College spend a lot of time working with employers and internship sites to determine the exact skills, knowledge and characteristics they are seeking in job candidates. The Accounting program gives you the skills employers value most highly.

By the time you complete the academic and internship requirements for your Accounting degree, you will embody the following character traits and skills:

  • The Tax Advisor: Apply the federal taxation regulations and identify tax-planning opportunities for individuals and business entities.
  • The Business Decision Maker: Use accounting information to make informed business decisions.
  • The Financial Analyst: Use multiple analytic skills and tools to assess the financial health of an organization and ensure that resources are being used to achieve the organization's objectives.
  • The Accountant: Apply audit and internal control standards and regulations to generate and analyze reports for compliance with statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements; investment performance; and information supplementary to financial statements.