Undergraduate Program (BSBA)

Human Resources

Are you human? Congratulations! Do you like other humans? Great! Then you've got the basic skill-sets for a successful career in human resources. Xavier can add to your talents and give you a competitive advantage and ethical framework for a professional career managing any organization's most valuable resources-its people.

Sample Four-Year Human Resources Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
Mathematical Perspective 3
ENGLISH 101: English Composition 3
Foreign Language I 3
MARKETING 300: Principles of Marketing 3
CORE 100: First Year Seminar 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 101: The Business Profession I 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Quantitative Reasoning Elective 3
THEOLOGY 111: Theological Foundations 3
Foreign Language II 3
Historical Perspective 3
ECONOMICS 200: Microeconomic Principles 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 120: Intro to Business Tech 1
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 102: The Business Profession I 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: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
ECONOMICS 201: Macroeconomic Principles 3
ACCOUNTING 200: Introductory Financial Accounting 3
STATISTICS 211: Statistics For Business II 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 200: Human Resources in a Diverse S 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 201: The Business Profession II 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Natural Science Elective 3
MANAGEMENT 301: Managerial Communications 3
ACCOUNTING 201: Introductory Managerial Accounting 3
MANAGEMENT 300: Managerial Behavior 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 220: Management of Info Tech 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
Humanities Elective 3
FINANCE 300: Business Finance 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 360: Staffing 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT Elective 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 301: The Business Profession III 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Theological Perspective 3
ENGLISH 205: Literature and Moral Imagination 3
ECONOMICS 300: International Trade and Business Environment 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 345: Compensation 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 370: Training and Development 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
Scientific Perspective 3
MANAGEMENT 302: Quality and Product in Operation 3
BUSINESS LAW 300: Legal Environment 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT Elective 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 401: The Business Profession IV 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Creative Perspective 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 495: SHRM Capstone 3
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT Elective 3
Business Elective or Internship 3
General Elective 3
CORE 499 0
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 402: The Business Profession IV 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.

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 Human Resources major at Xavier:

Labor Relations (SHRM 302) - An examination of the field of labor relations including the evolution and current state of the labor movement, key labor legislation, and the collective bargaining process.

Change Management (SHRM 309) - Theory and design of organizational systems, organizational performance, culture, training and development and change processes; course also includes a focus on performance appraisal.

International Human Resources (SHRM 325) - Compare and contrast labor markets in Asia, Europe and the US. Compare and contrast human resource decisions and practices in different countries (Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China and Mexico), Analyze human resource issues and practices that today's multinational firms are facing. Topics include: international recruitment and selection, repatriation, training and development, performance management, compensation and labor relations.

all students are matched with an Executive Mentor to provide professional guidance, networking support and career connections.

all students

are matched with an Executive Mentor to provide professional guidance, networking support and career connections.

STAND OUT IN TODAY'S JOB MARKET

JOIN THE CLUB

Join the Business Leaders for Tomorrow (BLT) club to discover career paths, establish business contacts and encourage development of leadership skills within the Jesuit tradition.

OUTSTANDING INTERNSHIPS

Take advantage of faculty-mentored, for-credit internships at museums, nonprofit organizations, foundations, media groups and other businesses in Cincinnati.

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You'll earn a valued degree from Xavier's Williams College of Business, recognized as the best business school in the region.

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AVERAGE SIZE OF CLASSES

98%

Placement rate

TOP 100

BEST VALUE IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES (KIPLINGER)

10

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