Business Administration 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, up-to-date 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:

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Business Administration Curriculum 2019–2020


First Year

First Semester

Business & the Entrepreneurial Mindset
(BUS 110)

Exploring Analytics Management
(MGT 150)

Accounting for Decision Making
(ACC 135)

Concepts of the Self
(COR 110)

The Rhetoric of Self
(COR 115)

Second Semester

Marketing & the Organizational Mindset
(BUS 120)

Concentration course

Introduction to Statistics
(MTH 180)

Concepts of Community
(COR 120)

The Rhetoric of Community
(COR 125)


Second Year

First Semester

Management & Organizational Behavior
(MGT 210)
OR
HRM I: Talent Planning & Acquisition
(MGT 330)

Business Law I
(BLW 140)

Concentration course

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Second Semester

Corporate Social Responsibility
(BUS 210)

Managerial Economics
(ECN 255)

Information Systems for Management
(MGT 265)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

200-level COR course
(COR 2XX)

Talk to your Advisor and/or the Office of International Education about possible curriculum adjustments in order to create a semester abroad in your third year.


Third Year

*In the third year, students MUST take COR 310, 320, and two COR 330 courses. COR 310 and 320 MUST be taken together, and the two COR 330 courses MUST be taken together. Either pair may be taken in either semester.

First Semester

International Business and Macroeconomics
(BUS 310)

Project Management & Team Leadership 
(MGT 260)

The Global Condition*
(COR 310)

Human Rights & Responsibilities*
(COR 320)

Concentration course

Second Semester

Choose two Local Contexts, Global Connections courses*
(COR 330)

Natural Science with Lab

Minor or general elective course

Minor or general elective course


Fourth Year

First Semester

Advanced Business Internship
(MGT 390)

Financial Management I
(FIN 240)

Concentration course

Concentration course

Minor or general elective course

Second Semester

College Capstone
CCC 410

Problem Analysis & Decision Making
(MGT 425)
OR
Business Policy/Strategic Management
(MGT 460)

Concentration course

Minor or general elective course