Accounting Advising Program


Overview of Service and Mission

This program will connect the Academic Advising Center and Accounting Department to help QC students succeed in the accounting major. The academic support will be geared specifically toward accounting students and students interested in declaring an accounting major.

Accounting students face unique challenges in academic planning and major declaration. At Queens College, the traditional 63-credit major (now the Advanced Accounting Track) has expanded and offers a new 40-credit Business Accounting Track. These changes increase the importance of targeted and effective academic planning.

Accounting students may want to plan their academic schedules around internship opportunities and meet the 150-credit requirement for CPA licensure, which will provide valuable professional experience and catapult their career within the accounting industry upon graduation. Our program assistant is here to guide you through the course planning and major declaration process and address concerns and questions specific to the accounting major.


  • Onboarding and orientation for new students
  • Assistance with Accounting major declaration processes
  • Understanding degree requirements for either of the two major tracks (Business Accounting & Advanced Accounting)
  • Setting academic goals and the strategies by which to achieve them
  • Attending workshops and career opportunities pertaining to the Accounting major
  • Information about college policies, technologies, and student support services

Schedule a virtual or in-person appointment here.

Academic and Career Resources


This program is made possible by the generosity of Professor Emeritus Marvin Milich (Accounting and Information Systems), who retired in Spring 2022.

In the article “Helping People Is in My Blood,” in the Fall ’22 – Winter ’23 Queens Magazine Edition, Leslie Jay writes about Marvin Milich’s legacy at Queens College. In his nearly half a century on campus, Marvin Milich started to cultivate his passion for helping those around him as a student.

He graduated from the New York University School of Law and passed both the CPA and bar exams and soon after, he filled an opening for a substitute assistant professor in business law at QC, gaining tenure and the title of associate professor. As a faculty member, he played a critical role in the development and directing of the master’s program in accounting for eighteen years and spent a decade as the chair of the Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee.

Although retired, Milich continues to give back to the college and its students through the establishment of the accounting advising program.

Contact and Information

Lili Chang

Accounting Program Assistant, Academic Advising Center, Queens College

Kiely Hall, Rm 217


Lili is a dedicated second bachelor’s degree student majoring in Advanced Accounting. Lili has completed multiple accounting internships and serves as the Treasurer at ALPFA Queens College. With her experience, she has honed leadership, communication, and organizational skills, fostering a commitment to assist her peers. She is eager to leverage her experiences and support students with accounting-related questions, major declaration question, and help them navigate the available resources to achieve their academic and professional goals.

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