Undergraduate Program (BSBA)

International Business

Bonjour! Hola! Ni hao! In today's connected world, business and commerce have emerged as the world's universal language. And an International Business degree from Xavier packs so much practical knowledge, cross-cultural skills and ethical insights, no overhead bin can hold it. So, please fasten your seatbelt, your career in business and trade is about to take off.

Sample Four-Year International Business Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
CORE 100: First Year Seminar 3
Mathematical Perspectives: MATH 140, 150, or 170 3
ENGLISH 101: English Composition 3
Foreign Language I 3
MARKETING 300: Principles of Marketing 3
CORE 101 0
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 Perspectives 3
Social Science Elective: ECONOMICS 200 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 120: Introduction 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
SHRM 200: Human Resources In a Diverse Setting 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 201: The Business Profession II 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Natural Science Elective 3
ECONOMICS 300: International Trade and Business Environment 3
ACCOUNTING 201 or FINANCE 300 3
MANAGEMENT 300: Managerial Behavior 3
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 220: Management of Information Technology 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: Philosophical Perspectives 3
Humanities Elective 3
FINANCE 300 or ACCOUNTING 201 3
MARKETING 320: International Marketing 3
MANAGEMENT 325: International Management 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 301: The Business Profession III 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Theological Perspectives 3
ENGLISH 205: Literature and Moral Imagination 3
MANAGEMENT 301: Oral Communications Elective 3
International Business Elective 3
Global Cultural Knowledge 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
Natural Science Elective or Scientific Perspective 3
MANAGEMENT 302: Quality and Product in Operation 3
FINANCE 476: International Finance 3
Global Cultural Knowledge 3
Business Elective or Internship 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 401: The Business Profession IV 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Creative Perspective 3
BLAW 300: Legal Environment 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 495: Capstone in International Business 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
General Elective 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 402: The Business Profession IV 0
CORE 499 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.

Sample Courses

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

International Marketing (MKTG 320) - Conditions peculiar to international marketing of goods and services and their effects on marketing strategy.

International Management (MGMT 325) - The purpose of this course is to create a framework for understanding competitive positioning of organizations, human resource and cultural issues related to international management. Lectures and country projects, discussion group projects, and guest speaker visits.

International Finance (FINC 476) - International monetary system, international money and capital markets, and financing of international business.

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.

100% of Xavier International Business Students study abroad

100%

of Xavier International Business Students study abroad

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STUDY ABROAD

All international business students are required to complete a summer-long or semester-long study abroad program or work in a country other than your own. With many destinations to choose from, you'll gain an experience of a lifetime.

JOIN THE CLUB

In the past, the International Business Association has sponsored activities, including visiting local companies and sponsoring an annual trip to Washington, D.C., or New York to visit international companies and organizations.

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