Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.
Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.
The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.
Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.
The minor in legal studies is designed for students who are interested in a career in law, government, politics or public administration. Legal professionals like practicing attorneys will introduce students to negotiation and mediation techniques. Students will also learn about legal research, designing new procedures and analyzing legal documents.
Why would any company spend over $2 million dollars on a 30-second Super Bowl advertisement? Why would Barack Obama enlist a small army of young social networking experts to help him win his first presidential election? These questions illustrate the breadth of a marketing professional's impact on our society. The rise of new technologies continues to rapidly change how organizations communicate with potential consumers. Yet the process for establishing brand identities, advertising strategies and planning and executing these ideas remains steeped in well-known principles. Selecting a minor in marketing will enable you to gain knowledge of marketing to complement the knowledge gained in your major area of study.
Finance addresses the ways in which individuals and businesses allocate and use economic resources over time taking into account the risks associated with their projects. Students will be exposed to a range of concepts about how businesses raise capital, make investments and track costs. Finance is an integral part of all organizations.
Each year in the United States, there are more than 700,000 new businesses started by individuals with a dream, passion and desire to build a lifestyle of independence. This entrepreneurial spirit is one of the most significant economic developments in recent business history. Thomas Zimmerer says in his book Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management that “entrepreneurial heroes are reshaping the business environment; with vigor, their businesses have introduced innovative products and services, pushed back technological frontiers, created new jobs, opened foreign markets and in the process provided their founders with the opportunity to do what they enjoy most.”
For employees to work effectively requires an organizational understanding of human behavior as well as economical, technological and legal elements. Human resource management activities include staffing an organization, designing jobs and teams, developing skillful employees, identifying ways to improve employee performance and rewarding employee success. In the past, human resource personnel focused on administrative functions like managing employee benefits concerns, recruiting employees and conducting interviews. Current human resources staff balance these responsibilities as well as discuss strategic planning with top executives. Executives recognize how a human resources team helps to ensure a company’s success.
The accounting minor allows students to demonstrate to potential employers a special interest in the field while still obtaining a general business degree.
The explosion of e-commerce, the use of credit cards and a heightened regulatory environment for financial disclosure has led to an increased demand for forensic accounting professionals. These professionals combine accounting, auditing and investigative skills to try and piece together a true picture of financial activity, often for court cases. The forensic accounting minor allows accounting students to demonstrate to potential employers a special interest in the field while still obtaining a general accounting degree.
Minoring in sports management will help lay a foundation in the management, finance, accounting, marketing, communications, ethics and legal aspects of the sports industry. Specific courses will give students an understanding of the role of sport in society, the role of management in sport and opportunities to apply their knowledge in sport-related organizations.
The entertainment and media management minor is designed for students interested in record labels, book and magazine publishing, television networks, independent films, cable companies and internet media conglomerates. A minor or concentration in this area is intended to provide students with practical and professional training while taking advantage of being in New York City, one of the world’s top cities for the business of entertainment. The entertainment and media management minor features industry-experienced instructors and networking internship opportunities.