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 students are employed, attending grad school or working in service or volunteer positions within six months 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
How one Xavier student used her connections at Xavier to land two internships, a research trip to the Indian Himalayas and launch her career with one of the largest financial accounting firms in the world.
Williams College of Business Dean Tom Hayes spoke with the Cincinnati Business Courier about his first semester as dean, how he connects his students to Cincinnati's thriving business community and his goals for the future of the college.
For alumna Akosua Addo, starting at Xavier without declaring her major was key in helping her establish a successful business career in Chicago.