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

Information Systems, B.S.B.A.

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The Department of Management Information Systems offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Information Systems.

The objectives of the Information Systems program are to facilitate good management by:

  1. Providing specialized professional training in information systems principles and techniques.
  2. Stimulating the application of sound information systems to the wide range of business activities.
  3. Aiding in the development of the student’s intellect, communication skills, and analytic ability to prepare for the dynamic field of computer-information systems.

This degree is designed for individuals who aspire to a career as an analyst, or information systems manager or programmer. The major is conducive to a double major or as a minor to another major in the University since technology is critical to any profit or non-profit business.

Requirements for the Information Systems Major

Undergraduate core curriculum requirements:

48-63 Credit Hours dependent on courses taken, including

Major Requirements:

18 total credit hours required, as follows:

9 hours of major elective:

Select from

  • INFO 304-499 (excluding INFO 403).  Students may also choose ACCT495 or FINC 495 at the discretion of course instructors. (Refer to Course Descriptions .)


3 hours of business electives:

 Preferably an Internship via


  • A 2.000 average must be attained in the information systems courses.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours

B.S.B.A. Information Systems

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

Freshman Year

First Semester

  • Mathematical Perspective
  • CORE 100: First Year Seminar
  • ENGLISH 101: English Composition
  • Second Language I
  • MARKETING 300: Principles of Marketing
  • INFORMATION SYSTEM 120: Introduction to Business Tech
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 101: The Business Profession I
  • CORE 101

Second Semester

  • STATISTICS 210: Quantitative Reasoning Elective
  • THEOLOGY 111: Theological Foundations
  • Second Language II
  • Historical Perspective
  • ECONOMICS 200: Microeconomic Principles
  • CORE 102
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 102: The Business Profession I

Sophomore Year

First Semester

  • PHILOSOPHY 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • ECONOMICS 201: Macroeconomic Principles
  • ACCOUNTING 200: Introductory Financial Accounting
  • STATISTICS 211: Statistics For Business II
  • INFORMATION SYSTEM 220: Management of Information Technology
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 201: The Business Administration II

Second Semester

  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Science Elective
  • MANAGMENT 301: Oral communications Elective
  • ACCOUNTING 201: Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • FINANCE 300: Business Finance 
  • MANAGMENT 300: Managerial Behavior
  • STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 200: Human Resources in a Diverse Setting
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 202: The Business profession

Junior Year

First Semester

  • Humanities Elective
  • BUSINESS LAW 300: Legal Environment
  • INFORMATION SYSTEM 358: Data Modeling and Management
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 301: The Business Profession III

Second Semester

  • Theological Perspective
  • ENGLISH 205: Literature and Moral Imagination
  • ECONOMICS 300: International Trade and Business Environment
  • INFORMATION SYSTEM 360: Intro to Application Development
  • Information Systems Elective
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 302: The Business Profession III

Senior Year

First Semester

  • Scientific Perspective
  • MANAGMENT 302 Quality and Product in Operation
  • Writing Intensive Elective
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 401: The Business Profession IV

Second Semester

  • Creative Perspective
  • INFORMATION SYSTEM 495: System Development Project
  • Business Elective or Internship
  • General Elective
  • CORE 499
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 402: The Business Profession IV

Scheduling Notes:

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