May 25, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Business Analytics, B.S.B.A.


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The BSBA. in Business Analytics program educates and develops future data analysts. Graduates will emerge with the necessary skills to immediately contribute to businesses in roles which require training in and an aptitude for data analysis. Through the utilization of real-world data sets, students will gain the skills, confidence and expertise required to succeed in today’ s data-driven business world.  This program will produce high-quality students who are not only analytically sound but also ethically responsible in their use of data. Ultimately, the outcome of the program will be students who are able to help businesses make better decision through data analysis and statistical modelling.

Requirements for the Business Analytics Major


University Core Curriculum


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

BSBA Degree and Business Core Requirements


See Williams College of Business  

Major Requirements:


21 credit hours, as follows

B.S.B.A. Business Analytics


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

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • MATH 150 - Elements of Calculus I or MATH 140 - Concepts of Calculus
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric
  • MKTG 300 - Principles of Marketing
  • Second Language I
  • CORE 101
  • BUAD 101 - The Business Profession I

Total (15)

Spring Semester


  • STAT 210 - Statistics For Business I
  • Quantitative Reasoning Elective
  • Second Language II
  • Historical Perspectives Elective
  • CORE 102
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • ECON 200 - Microeconomic Principles
  • INFO 120 - Introduction to Business Tech
  • BUAD 102 - The Business Profession I

Total (16)

Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • ECON 201 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • ACCT 200 - Introductory Financial Acct
  • STAT 211 - Statistics For Business II
  • INFO 220 - Mgmnt of Info Tech
  • BUAD 201 - The Business Profession II

Total (15)

Spring Semester


  • SHRM 200 - Human Resources In a Diverse S
  • MGMT 300 - Managerial Behavior
  • MGMT 301 - Managerial Communications
  • BUAD 202 - The Business Profession II
  • ACCT 201 - Introductory Managerial Acct or FINC 300 - Business Finance
  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Sciences Elective

Total (15)

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • FINC 300 - Business Finance or ACCT 201 - Introductory Managerial Acct
  • MKTG 302 - Marketing Research
  • INFO 358 - Data Modeling and Management
  • BUAD 301 - The Business Profession III
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophical Perspectives
  • Humanities Elective

Total (15)

Spring Semester


  • BLAW 300 - Legal Environment
  • ECON 300 - Int’l Trade & Bus Environment
  • BUAD 302 - The Business Profession III
  • MKTG 370 - Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 329 - Data Mining or INFO 329 - Data Mining
  • Theological Perspectives Elective

Total (15)

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • ENGL 205 - Literature & Moral Imagination
  • INFO 365 - Business Analytics
  • BUAD 401 - The Business Profession IV
  • Natural Science Elective or Scientific Perspectives
  • Business Analytics Elective
  • Business Elective or Internship for Credit

Total (15)

Spring Semester


  • MGMT 302 - Quality & Product in Operation
  • BUAD 402 - The Business Profession IV
  • Creative Perspectives Elective
  • Business Analytics Capstone
  • Writing Intensive Elective
  • General Elective (2-3 hours)
  • CORE 499

Total (14-15)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Total for degree is 120-121 hours.  Major is 21 hours plus business elective or internship for credit.
  • Business majors must take ECON 200 as Social Science Elective
  • Students can take any six hours of science but must include at least 3 hours of Natural Science, such as BIOL, CHEM or PHYS.

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