Mercy University Business Honors
The Mercy University Business Honors Program is a challenging 4-year academic program hosted on our Dobbs Ferry campus. Incoming freshmen with outstanding scholastic performance and a passion for business are given the opportunity to pursue a more challenging curriculum which often leads to greater prospective career outcomes. Graduates of the program have become leaders in the finance, analytics, marketing and accounting industries, just to name a few.
The Mercy Advantage
Business Honors students benefit from more intrusive advising from seasoned faculty with extensive corporate experience, many of whom possess more than 20 years of real-world business experience in their respective fields. The program prepares students for internships though interview preparation, one-on-one career coaching and networking connections. From freshman through senior year, Business Honors students build their resumes with real-world work experience, generally at Fortune 500 corporations, to ultimately prepare them for their dream job.
Application & Admission to Business Honors
Admission to Mercy University Business Honors is highly selective. An application and an interview with a Business Honors Director is required. In addition to the interview, incoming full-time matriculating freshmen are evaluated based upon their demonstrated academic merit (GPA 90/3.5), curriculum rigor, commitment to leadership and professional demeanor.
- Maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above
- Enroll in required Business Honors courses
- Maintain a Business Honors course GPA of 3.2 or above
- Earn a grade of C or above in all Business Honors courses
- Pursue a major within the School of Business
- Actively engage in Business Honors activities as required by the Director of the Business Honors Program and the Dean of the School of Business
- Participate in Freshman Experience Events
If adequate progress is not maintained, a student will be placed on probation for one semester with the Business Honors Program. While on probation students may be excluded from participating in Business Honors activities and/or classes. If satisfactory progress is not resumed in the following semester, the student may be dismissed from the Business Honors Program thereafter and lose any applicable scholarships.
- ACCT 120 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ACCT 121 - Introduction to Management Accounting
- ECON 210 - Presentations & Personal Branding
- ECON 220 - Macro-Economics
- ECON 221 - Micro-Economics
- ECON 230 - Ethics in the Global Community
- FINC 235 - Financial Management
- INBU 250 - International Business
- MGMT 225 - Principles of Management
- MKTG 220 - Principles of Marketing