Marymount Manhattan

Department of

B.S. in Finance

Our Finance students are consistently among our most successful upon graduation, finding jobs with international banks and firms like Ernst & Young, Smith Barney, and JP Morgan.

The BS program is comprehensive – the range of courses and opportunities offered will fully prepare you for a job in entrepreneurial or corporate finance, investment firms and hedge funds, personal banking, or tech.

As a Finance major at MMC, you’ll also get a liberal arts background, which can help you develop the cultural fluency and global awareness to thrive in the business environment.

Though not required, many of our students complete internships at big name banks, hedge funds, and corporations of every kind. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the education and the experience to enter the job market confident, competent, and ready to work.  

Major: 54 Credits
General Education: 42 Credits
Elective Credits: 24 Credits


 BUS 100 The Contemporary Workplace  3
 BUS 210 Marketing 3
 ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics  3
 ECO 213 Principles of Microeconomics  3
 ACCT 215 Principles of Accounting I  3
 ACCT 217 Principles of Accounting II  3
BUS 224 Statistics for Business  3
BUS 277 The Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS 309 Financial Management  3
BUS 316 Organizational Behavior  3
IT 330 Business Management & Information Technology  3
BUS 403 Strategic Management  3

finance (18 CREDITS)

 BUS 223 Intro to Investments  3
 BUS 347 Corporate Finance 3
 ECO 375 Money, Banking and Financial Markets  3
Choose three of the following courses: 
 ACCT 319 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 3
 ACCT 324 Managerial Accounting 3
 ACCT 325 Income Taxation of Individuals 3
 ACCT 328 Financial Statement Analysis 3
 BUS 324 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
 BUS 337 Securities Analysis 3
 BUS 351 International Business  3
BUS 357 International Finance   



  • Finance majors (B.S.) must pass MATH 113 (or a higher level math course) with at least a C.
  • Open elective courses must be chosen such that a total of 60 credits are in the liberal arts.
  • Since some of the courses have prerequisites, the specific program should be arranged in close collaboration with a business faculty advisor.
  • A student receiving a grade of D in a required or elective course for the major must repeat the course.

Faces of MMC

  • Alexandra Kaprielian

    Class of 2013, Major in International Business

  • Elizabeth McElligott

    Class of 2013, Major in Business Management and Dance

  • Kirstin Gwirtz

    Class of 2010, Major in Dance and Business Management

  • Blake Balsamo

    Class of 2015, Major in Finance

  • Sofija Gligorov

    Class of 2013 Valedictorian, Major in International Business and Economics

  • Xiaoyi He

    Class of 2015, Major in Finance

  • Hannah Pressler

    Class of 2013, Major in Business Management and Marketing, Minor in Accounting

  • Christina McDonald

    Class of 2015, Major in Business

  • Brandon Waters

    Class of 2011, Major in Marketing

  • Ethan Gwirtz

    Class of 2009, Major in Finance

  • Jacob Webber

    Class of 2012, Major in Entrepreneurship

  • Elizabeth Tuvblad

    Class of 2014, Major in Business Management

  • Amy Pekal

    Class of 2015, Major in Business Management and Art History

  • Sam Basilio

    Class of 2015, Major in Entrepreneurship

  • James Matson

    Class of 2014, Major in Economics and International Studies, Minor in Asian Studies