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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
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
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
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.
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.