Undergraduate Program (BA)

MODERN LANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Parlez-vous Français? Sprichst du Deutsch? Hablas Español? Acquire a fluency in international economics and the world lays its welcome mat at your doorstep. Stand out by sharpening your understanding of the world cultures and a perfecting a second language. The final destination? Your expertise in demand on a global scale and the proud owner of a very busy Passport.

Sample Four-Year MODERN LANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
SPANISH, FRENCH or GERMAN 201 - Intermediate Foreign Language 3
CORE 100 - First Year Seminar 3
ECONOMICS 200 3
THEOLOGY 111 - Ignatian Imagination 3
ENGLISH 101 - English Composition OR ENGLISH 115 - Rhetoric 3
CORE 101: GOA Co-Curriculum Program I 0
Second Semester Semester Hours
SPANISH, FRENCH or GERMAN 202 - Intermediate Foreign Language II 0
Historical Perspectives 3
ECONOMICS 201 3
PHILOSOPHY 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
Creative Perspectives 3
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
Foreign Language 300 Level Course 3
ECONOMICS 305 3
Theology Elective 3
Natural Science Elective 3
STATISTICS 210 or MATH 156 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Foreign Language 302 - Advanced Foreign Language 3
ECONOMICS 306 3
Philosophy Elective 3
Foreign Language 205 - Literature and the Moral Imagination 3
STATISTICS 211 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.

Junior

First Semester Semester Hours
Foreign Language 306 - Major Electives 3
ECONOMICS 300 - 3
Science Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Foreign Language Major Electives 3
ECONOMICS 450 3
Diversity Elective 3
Writing Elective 3
E/RS Focus Elective 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.

Senior

First Semester Semester Hours
Foreign Language Electives 3
Foreign Language Electives 3
Economics Elective 3
General Electives 3
General Electives 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Foreign Language Major Elective 3
Economics Elective 3
General Electives 3
General Electives 3
General Electives 3
Senior Research 1-2

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 MODERN LANGUAGE AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS major at Xavier:

International Trade & Business Environment (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.

Macroeconimic Analysis (ECON 306) - Theoretical foundations of macro models integrating real and monetary sectors in both open and closed economies. Controversies in modern macro theory, with emphasis on business cycle theory.

International Economics (ECON 450) - Basis for trade between nations. Barriers to trade. Balance of payments. Exchange rate determination. Monetary and fiscal policies in an open economy.

Statistics for Business (STAT 211) - Descriptive statistics, sampling and statistical inference within the context of business applications. Simple and multiple regressions, including residual analysis and multicollinearity problems. Additional topics may include analysis of variance and time-series forecasting models.

98% of Xavier Graduates are employed, attending grad school or working in service or volunteer positions within six months of graduation.

98%

of Xavier Graduates are employed, attending grad school or working in service or volunteer positions within six months of graduation.

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE

At Xavier, you'll immerse yourself in world economics to understand how it impacts the globe and not just one nation. Take advantage of the study abroad program and become fluent in another language and culture.

JOIN THE CLUBS

As a Modern Language & International Economics student, the amount of clubs you can join is almost endless. Meet other students through Xavier's Economics Association, French Club, Irish-American Club, Japanese Club, Spanish Club and others. You can also help international students acclimate to life at Xavier and in the United States by joining the Interlink Mentor Program.

PERSONAL ATTENTION

Small class sizes allow you to ask the right questions and get the attention you need to succeed and learn. On top of that, our Career Development mentoring program will connect you with a professional for networking and job support.

Xavier by the numbers

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AVERAGE SIZE OF CLASSES

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PLACEMENT RATE

65,000+

XAVIER GRADUATES ACROSS THE GLOBE

30+

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