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At Xavier, you'll have the freedom to pursue any path and explore your passions. Our core curriculum, which includes first-year seminar classes, opens multiple fields of studies and interests in a challenging and fun environment. Sample first-year seminar classes include:
Unlike other universities, we won't limit your choices when it comes to minors. Our core curriculum allows—and even encourages—you to explore subjects outside your major and outside your college. So, say, if you wanted to study biology, you can also minor in business. Or, if you're studying political science, you can minor in writing or environmental studies.See all Minors
Some of the best learning takes place outside the classroom. Don't be surprised when your professor announces a trip to the Cincinnati Zoo or the Krohn Conservatory.
Take advantage of faculty-mentored, for-credit internships or employment opportunities at one of Cincinnati's top museums, hospitals, media groups or other local businesses.
Choose from more than 30 opportunities to study abroad on 5 continents. Connect with our center for International Education to find programs that are right for you.
Study any major in small, specialized classes that promote deeper exploration and close faculty support. Take special honors sections of core courses including the humanities, sciences and social sciences, while also completing requirements for your major.
Focus on philosophy and the cultures of Western civilization while earning a bachelor's degree in your choice major. After graduating, choose from many career fields including academia, medicine, law and business.
Study in a supportive program that prepares you for the LSAT, helps you explore careers in law and gets you accepted into the law school of your choice. Talk to your admission counselor for more information about the program.
Explore the effect of political science and philosophy on people and society today. Meet with policy makers in Washington, D.C., volunteer for a political campaign of your choosing and spend a summer studying in Rome, London or Paris.
Since 1991, Xavier's ROTC program has received the General MacArthur Unit Award eight times. This identifies the top ROTC units across the country and is based on an assessment of each program, including training, performance and cadet academic grade point average.
At a Xavier scholarship event with philosophy Professor Paul Colella, Chuma Nnawulezi learned about the PPP program and knew right away it was for him.
For 2008 graduate Kevin Hoggatt, Philosophy, Politics and the Public wasn’t just a major. It was a calling.
Jessica Donohue-Dioh, a 2004 Social Work graduate who now teaches at Xavier, knew right away what had happened to Harold and Dancy D'Souza, whose dreams of a new life in America were dashed when they lost their money, their papers and their freedom. They were victims of human trafficking.