Undergraduate Program (BSBA)

Management

Good leaders know that it takes more than a four-year degree to be an effective manager. At Xavier's Williams College of Business, the best business school in the region, you'll master the leadership techniques it takes to guide a team to greatness. You'll also learn how to approach business problems in an ethical and socially responsible way.

Sample Four-Year Management 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
CORE 101: GOA Co-Curriculum Program 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/td> 1
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 102: The Business Profession I 0
CORE 102: GOA Co-Curriculum Program 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.

Sophomore

First Semester Semester Hours
PHILOSOPHY 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy/td> 3
ECONOMICS 201: Macroeconomic Principles 3
ACCOUNTING 200: Introductory Financial Accounting 3
STATISTICS 211: Statistics For Business II 3
MANAGEMENT 300: Managerial Behavior 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
STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT 200: Human Resources in a Diverse S 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
MANAGEMENT 309: Change Management 3
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
MANAGEMENT 333: Global Supply Chain Management 3
MANAGEMENT Elective 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
BUSINESS LAW 300: Legal Environment 3
MANAGEMENT 302: Quality and Product in Operation 3
MANAGEMENT Elective 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 401: The Business Profession IV 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
Creative Perspective 3
MANAGEMENT 495: Strategic Management 3
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.

Sample Courses

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

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

Strategic Management (MGMT 495) - This course creates a process which enables students to develop the ability to integrate business function courses, such as marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and management. Via lectures, case studies, group projects and individual assignments, students learn and design strategies for sustainable competitive advantage for all types of organizations in various stages of growth in domestic and foreign markets.

Project Management (MGMT 385) - The purpose of this course is to prepare students to plan, organize, lead, participate in, control, and improve projects, via lectures, cases, and participation in experiential projects.

Creativity & Innovation (MGMT 305) - This course covers techniques and process of innovation and creativity that leads to new business development as an independent new venture or in existing organizations. Lectures, experiential learning, discussions and guest speakers.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Take advantage of faculty-mentored, for-credit internships or employment opportunities at one of Cincinnati's leading companies, like Procter & Gamble, Macy's or Toyota.

JOIN THE CLUB

Business Leaders for Tomorrow is a student organization dedicated to developing leadership skills and advancing the careers of all students.

PERSONAL ATTENTION

At Xavier, small class sizes allow you to ask the right questions and get the attention you need to succeed and learn. Plus, our Career Services mentoring program connects you with a Cincinnati-based professional in your field.

Xavier by the numbers

20

Average size of class

98%

Placement rate

$44,387

AVERAGE STARTING SALARY FOR BUSINESS GRADUATES

65.000+

XAVIER GRADUATES ACROSS THE GLOBE

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Learning 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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