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    Why Study Economics?

    Learn how individuals, businesses, and countries make decisions in our globally-focused Economics concentration. Understand how those decisions affect consumers and citizens. Study the economies of Latin America, Europe, the Americas, or Asia, or focus more specifically on financial economics or comparative economics.

    Why Study Economics at MMC?

    Our economics concentration encourages you to customize what truly interests you as you apply principles of economics to analyze issues relating to financial economics or economic development and global economies. Our students have obtained jobs in banking and finance, publishing, journalism as well as policy and development planning in the nonprofit sector.

    What You Will Learn

    • You’ll learn foundational principles and professional skills across business disciplines in courses including: Marketing, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Accounting, and Information Technology.
    • As a student concentrating in economics, you’ll graduate with: critical thinking skills, problem-solving creativity, cultural awareness, and a global perspective.
    • You’ll explore topics of interest in-depth in economics, including: Investment, Money, Banking and Financial Markets, International Finance, International Economics, Political Economy of Development and Underdevelopment, History of the People’s Republic of China

    Program Highlights

    Global Fashion Business: London and Paris (Faculty-Led Travel Course)

    Business and Economics are international in scope. So why shouldn’t your education be? Learn firsthand how a global supply chain can affect another part of the globe. Faculty-led travel courses are short-term study abroad opportunities. Students in our Global Fashion Business course have visited London and Paris, two of the world’s fashion capitals.

    Gain hands-on experience in the industries of your dreams. Our Business majors have interned at Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan, Madison Square Garden, Macy’s, Christie’s Auction House, Ralph Lauren, and many more New York City institutions.

    Bring your classroom experience to life and find friends who share your interests in our many business-related student organizations, including:

    • Fashion Marketing Student Association (FMSA)
    • Marymount Business Association (MBA)
    • Spoon University
    • MMC Investment Club
    • During my internship at KIND, I was part of the digital marketing team. Through this internship, I learned how to create briefs for paid influencers outlining the expectations and guidelines for each monthly post in keeping with the strategic goal. I really enjoyed the team meetings, because I learned so much about the planning and organization it takes to execute a project.

      Yaritza Villegas ’19

      Class of 2019, Major: B.S. Marketing and Business, with a concentration in economics 

      Meet Yaritza
    • Graduating with a double major in Business Economics and International Studies, and a minor in Asian Studies, my course work in Mandarin language and Chinese literature, business and history at Marymount has proved extremely relevant to the work I did at Christie’s, helping me to accomplish tasks such as the provenance research for ancient Chinese art.

      James Matson ’14

      Class of 2014, Business major with a concentration in Economics, International Studies major, Asian Studies minor

      Meet James
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    Careers and Outcomes

    Our Business major program gives you real-world experience in the industries that power NYC—arts, media, marketing, nonprofits, banking, finance, and more. So you’ll be ready to hit the ground running after you graduate. Below are just a few of the roles and places alumni of this program have landed.

    Job Titles

    • Account Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Financial Analyst
    • Marketing Manager
    • Director of Development
    • Director of Sales and Operations
    • Business Development Manager

    Employers

    • The Economist
    • IBIS World
    • Bank of America
    • Citigroup
    • UBS
    • Morgan Stanley
    • JPMorgan Chase
    • Butterman and Kahn, LLP

    Bring It to the Runway

    The business department and the Fashion Marketing Student Association host an annual fashion show. A recent show was produced alongside the Asian Students Association and it celebrated and honored the wide range of cultures in our campus community.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ANNUAL FASHION SHOW

    Start your journey today.

    Learn more about the application and audition process, take a virtual tour, and chat with current students right from the comfort of your home.

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