Wants and needs. We've all got them. Study how goods and services are produced, and see firsthand how economics impacts everything from an individual like you to the world as a whole. Learn how people and societies use their resources, and help find solutions to make their economies more productive and sustainable—all while still keeping your sense of humanity firmly intact.
of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within 90 days of graduation.
Take advantage of faculty-mentored, for-credit internships or employment opportunities at one of Cincinnati's 10 Fortune 500 companies, a local start-up company or leading nonprofit.
Economics Advisory board members, who also serve as mentors to undergraduate students, represent firms like the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati, Federal Reserve Bank of Cincinnati, Fifth Third Bank, Procter & Gamble and Western & Southern Financial Group.
At Xavier, all students have the opportunity to connect with a mentor through our Career Services office. Get matched with an executive mentor who will work with you to provide professional guidance, networking support and career connections.
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At Xavier, you'll have the freedom to pursue any path. We offer both a B.S. and a B.A. in Economics, making it easy for you to explore options to double major, minor or get a certificate in other subject areas. So say, if you wanted to study Economics, you could also study Political Science, Spanish or History. Or, if you wanted to pair your degree with a B.S. in Accountancy, you can do that too.
Graduates of the Williams College of Business have gone onto work at
Ohio National Financial Services
Western & Southern
These Williams College of Business graduates landed jobs with one of Cincinnati’s 9 Fortune 500 companies – all within two months of graduation.
With all due respect to George Orwell, it’s not always a bad thing when big brother is watching you. Especially, if big brother is Matt Stainbrook. Tim Stainbrook, junior forward for the men's basketball team, reflects about his own personal prospects in business, basketball and life beyond Xavier. (Here's a hint: Once a Musketeer, always a Musketeer.)
Cuba is hot! Pope Francis visited in September 2015. President Obama is the first American Commander-in-Chief since Calvin Coolidge to stroll the cobblestones of Havana. But Xavier's already been there—twice. In early January 2015, Scott Quertimont, an undergraduate international business major in the Williams College of Business, found himself discovering Cuba one conversation at a time.