Apr 24, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Economics, B.S.B.A.


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The Department of Economics offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Economics. The Department also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree through the College of Arts & Sciences.

A degree in Economics provides the student with an understanding of economic issues pertaining to individual firms, industries, the public sector, and the overall economy. The study of economics, supported by the knowledge of Mathematics and Statistics, emphasizes both analytic reasoning and a thorough knowledge of economic institutions. Economics majors analyze such topics as optimal decision-making, market efficiency, profit maximization, cost-benefit analysis, inflation, unemployment, international trade, financial markets, forces of globalization, and governmental economic activity. The program has proven useful to people who have moved into positions in many of the functional areas of business and government. It is also excellent training for graduate study in business, in law, and in economics itself. 

Requirements for the Economics Major


Undergraduate core curriculum requirements:


48-63 Credit Hours dependent on courses taken, See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements:


18 total credit hours required, as follows:

21 hours of economics courses above the business core:


Electives:


  • 3 hours of business electives.
  • 3 hours of general electives.

Required Capstone Project


All economics majors are required to take Capstone Project Each student must orally present a paper written in a 400-level economics course to a forum established by the department. Currently, Capstone Project is listed as ECON 491 which carries 0 credit. Starting Fall 2016, Capstone Project (ECON 492 and 493 combined) will be a 3 credit hour course split into ECON 492 and 493. 

Note(s):


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the economics courses.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.S.B.A. Economics


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • MATH 150 - Elements of Calculus I
  • First Year Seminar
  • ENGL 115 - Rhetoric
  • Foreign Language Elective
  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • BUAD 101 - The Business Profession I

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations
  • ENGL 205 - Literature & Moral Imagination
  • ECON 200 - Microeconomic Principles
  • Foreign Language Elective
  • Scientific Perspectives
  • BUAD 102 - The Business Profession I

Total (16)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • ACCT 200 - Introductory Financial Acct
  • INFO 120 - Introduction to Business Tech
  • BUAD 201 - The Business Profession II
  • ECON 201 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • STAT 210 - Statistics For Business I

Total (16)

Second Semester


  • SHRM 200 - Human Resources In a Diverse S
  • ECON 300 - Int’l Trade & Bus Environment
  • STAT 211 - Statistics For Business II
  • ACCT 201 - Introductory Managerial Acct
  • BUAD 202 - The Business Profession II

Total (15)

Junior Year


First Semester


  • ECON 305 - Microeconomic Analysis
  • MGMT 300 - Managerial Behavior
  • FINC 300 - Business Finance
  • BUAD 301 - The Business Profession III
  • Economics Elective
  • Historical Perspectives

Total (17)

Second Semester


  • ECON 306 - Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 307 - Empirical Analysis In Economic
  • MGMT 301 - Managerial Communications
  • MGMT 302 - Quality & Product in Operation
  • MKTG 300 - Principles of Marketing
  • Theological Perspectives
  • BUAD 302 - The Business Profession III

Total (17)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • ECON 492 - Capstone Experience in Economics I
  • Economics Elective
  • Economics Elective
  • Writing Intensive Flag
  • Humanities Perspectives
  • General Elective
  • BUAD 401 - The Business Profession IV

Total (16)

Second Semester


  • BLAW 300 - Legal Environment
  • ECON 493 - Capstone Experience in Economics II
  • Economics Elective
  • Business Elective
  • Creative Perspectives
  • General Elective 
  • BUAD 402 - The Business Profession IV

Total (17)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the “Undergraduate Core Curriculum ” requirements of the Catalog.
  • ECON 200 fulfills the social science elective.
  • BLAW 300 fulfills the E/RS elective.
  • SHRM 200 fulfills the diversity flag.
  • ECON 307 fulfills the quantitative flag.
  • ECON 492 plus ECON 493 fulfills the oral communication flag
  • E/RS Focus Elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the core or the major requirements.

 

 

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