Undergraduate Program (BSBA)

Business Undecided

You already know that business is your field, but you don't have to decide just yet which particular area of business will be your focus. With 11 majors to choose from in the Williams College of Business, you can take your time and sample a variety of the specialties that interest you as an undecided business major. That way, your final choice is more likely to be your best choice.

Sample Four-Year Business Undecided Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
Core 100: First-Year Seminar 3
Mathematical Perspective 3
English 101: English Composition 3
Foreign Language I 3
Marketing 300: Principles of Marketing 3
Business Administration 101: The Business Profession I 0
Core 101 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Theology 111: Theological Foundations 3
Historical Perspective 3
Statistics 210: Statistics For Business I 3
Economics 200: Microeconomics Principles 3
Foreign Languages II 3
Information Systems 120: Intro to Business Tech 1
Business Administration 102: The Business Profession I 0
Core 102 0

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sophomore

First Semester Semester Hours
Philosophy 100 3
Philosophy 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
Accounting 200: Introductory Financial Accounting 3
Management 300: Managerial Behavior 3
Statistics 211: Statistics For Business II 3
Business Administration 201: The Business Profession II 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Scientific Perspective 3
Theological Perspective 3
Accounting 201: Introductory Managerial Accounting 3
Information Systems 220: Management of Intro Tech 3
Strategic HR Management 200: Human Resources in a Diverse S 3
Business Administration 202: The Business Profession II 0

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Junior

First Semester Semester Hours
Philosophy 200 3
Management 301: Managerial Communications 3
Finance 300: Business Finance 3
Major Elective 1 3
Major Elective 2 3
Business Administration 301: The Business Profession II 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Humanities Elective 3
English 205: Literature and Moral Imagination 3
Economics 300: International Trade and Business Environment 3
Major Elective 3 3
Business Elective or Internship 3
Business Administration 302: The Business Profession III 0

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Senior

First Semester Semester Hours
Creative Perspective 3
Natural Science Elective 3
Business Law 300: Legal Environment 3
Major Elective 4 3
Major Elective 5 3
Business Administration 401: The Business Profession IV 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Major Elective 6 3
Major Elective 7 3
Management 302: Quality and Product in Operation 3
General Elective 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
Business Administration 402: The Business Profession IV 0
Core 499 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

MBA

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This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sample Courses

Xavier is known for providing an education that’s both challenging and personal. Here are some courses that are part of the Business Undecided major at Xavier:

Principles of Marketing (MKTG 300) - Marketing involves exchanges. The activities involved in marketing products, services, and ideas are examined within a framework of customer management are explored. Topics include global marketing environment, market analysis and segmentation, consumer behavior, product development and management, pricing, promotion, and distribution. Marketing is examined from its role as a central function of business and non-profit organizations, and from its dominant role in a market economy.

The Business Profession (BUAD 101) - Self-Assessment and Awareness. Provides an introduction to business careers and ethics. Students will identify their skills, interests and values and how they relate to careers and work environments.

Legal Environment (BLAW 300) - Provides a background in the legal environment of business. Topics include: contracts, business torts, product liability, business entities, ethics, and employment discrimination.

International Trade and Business Government (ECON 300) - An analysis of International Trade and Finance; the behavior of the multinational enterprise; the impact of the global economy on traditional business strategies.

97% of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within six months of graduation.

97%

of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within six months of graduation.

STAND OUT IN TODAY'S JOB MARKET

BE SUCCESSFUL

The Peer Leader Program helps new students like you discover success in your first year by helping you discover your own potential. Juniors and seniors serve as peer leaders for small groups of first-year students and become a resource, advocate and role model for new students.

DO THE RIGHT THING

Business students learn how to be ethical when making business decisions by joining the Learn 2 Lead Ethics and Service Program. Sophomores start learning about leadership by doing service, and juniors and seniors learn about ethical leadership by taking on leadership roles within the service program.

GET AN INTERNSHIP

Internship opportunities are available in all of the College's majors. There are two types: an academic internship for credit, or an independent internship that's not for credit. Either way, most internships are paid, and all provide a way to integrate what's learned in the classroom in a real business setting.

Xavier by the numbers

20

AVERAGE SIZE OF CLASSES

$44,387

AVERAGE STARTING SALARY FOR BUSINESS GRADUATES

10

FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES IN CINCINNATI

72%

STUDENTS WERE OFFERED JOBS BEFORE GRADUATING

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LEARN OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

At Xavier, a great education comes with a supportive campus and a city full of opportunity. All students have access to a professional, executive mentor through our nationally known Mentor Program.

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