Jun 20, 2019  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

Information Systems, B.S.B.A.

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The Department of Business Analytics and 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:

See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

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

  • BAIS 304-499 (excluding BAIS 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
  • ENGL 101: English Composition
  • Second Language I
  • MKTG 300: Principles of Marketing
  • BAIS 120: Introduction to Business Tech
  • BUAD 101: The Business Profession I
  • CORE 101

Second Semester

  • STAT 210: Quantitative Reasoning Elective
  • THEO 111: Theological Foundations
  • Second Language II
  • Historical Perspective
  • ECON 200: Microeconomic Principles
  • CORE 102
  • BUAD 102: The Business Profession I

Sophomore Year

First Semester

  • PHIL 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • ECON 201: Macroeconomic Principles
  • ACCT 200: Introductory Financial Accounting
  • STAT 211: Statistics For Business II
  • BAISM 220: Management of Information Technology
  • BUAD 201: The Business Administration II

Second Semester

  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Science Elective
  • MGMT 301: Oral communications Elective
  • ACCT 201: Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • FINC 300: Business Finance 
  • MGMT 300: Managerial Behavior
  • SHRM 200: Human Resources in a Diverse Setting
  • BUAD 202: The Business Profession

Junior Year

First Semester

  • PHIL 200
  • Humanities Elective
  • BLAW 300: Legal Environment
  • BAIS 358: Data Modeling and Management
  • BUAD 301: The Business Profession III

Second Semester

  • Theological Perspective
  • ENGL 205: Literature and Moral Imagination
  • ECON 300: International Trade and Business Environment
  • BAIS 360: Intro to Application Development
  • BAIS Elective
  • BUAD 302: The Business Profession III

Senior Year

First Semester

  • Scientific Perspective
  • MGMT 302 Quality and Product in Operation
  • BAIS Elective
  • BAIS Elective
  • Writing Intensive Elective
  • BUAD 401: The Business Profession IV

Second Semester

  • Creative Perspective
  • BAIS 495: System Development Project
  • Business Elective or Internship
  • General Elective
  • CORE 499
  • BUAD 402: The Business Profession IV

Scheduling Notes:

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