Oct 20, 2019  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

Finance, B.S.B.A.


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The Department of Finance offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance.

This degree program develops an appreciation of financial management and financial operation. Everyone majoring in Finance must take courses designed to acquaint him or her with the various financial records of the firm, the character and appraisal of corporate securities, and the financial techniques applicable to the various phases of the discipline. In addition, the student may choose elective subjects.

Requirements for the Finance Major


Note(s):


  • A 2.500 average must be attained in these courses of the major.

B.S.B.A. Finance


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

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • FY Seminar-CORE 100 OR THEO 111
  • Mathematical Perspectives-MATH 140 or 170
  • ENGL 101/115
  • Second Language I 4
  • MKTG 300
  • BUAD 101
  • CORE 101

 

Second Semester


  • THEO 111 or FY Seminar-CORE 100
  • Second Language II 4
  • Historical Perspectives Elective
  • Social Science–ECON 200 1
  • ACCT 200 GPA
  • BUAD 102
  • CORE 102

 

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • PHIL 100
  • Humanities Elective 3
  • ECON 201
  • ACCT 201
  • BAIS 210
  • BUAD 201

 

Second Semester


  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Science Elective 2
  • FINC 300 GPA
  • MGMT 200 (DCR Flag)
  • BAIS 211
  • BAIS 220
  • BUAD 202

 

Junior Year


First Semester


  • Philosophical Perspectives–PHIL 200
  • ENGL 205
  • ECON 300
  • FINC 350 or ACCT 308-Financial Statements
  • FINC 365–Investments
  • BUAD 301

 

Second Semester


  • Theological Perspectives
  • MGMT 201-(Oral Communications & Writing Flag)
  • FINC 401-Intermediate Financial Management
  • FINC or ACCT 485-Financial Modeling
  • General Elective 1*
  • BUAD 302

 

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Business Core Capstone
  • Natural Science Elective or Scientific Perspectives 2
  • BLAW 300 (ERS) 5
  • FINC Elective
  • General Elective 2*
  • BUAD 401

 

Second Semester


  • Creative Perspectives Elective
  • MGMT 302
  • FINC 488/492/FINC 495-Finance Capstone
  • FINC elective
  • Business Elective or Internship for Credit or FINC 490
  • BUAD 402
  • CORE 499

 

Scheduling Notes:


  • Minimum for undergraduate degree is 120 hours.   Major is 21 hours (plus business elective or internship for credit).

  • 1-Social Science:  Business majors must take ECON 200 as Social Science Elective

  • 2-Science:  Take any six hours of science - but must include at least 3 hours of Natural Science such as BIOL, CHEM or PHYS

  • 3-Humanities:  Include any Literature (except 205), CLAS, HIST 200+, THEO 300+, PHIL 300+ (but cannot also double count as ERS)

  • 4-Foreign Language: Must complete 201-level

  • FLAGS:  All except Writing Intensive Flag are included in business core curriculum

  • *General electives may be filled by any course or pre-requisites based on Math or Foreign Language placement scores

  • GPA-Finance majors must earn B- or better in ACCT 200 and FINC 300.  Also a GPA of 2.5 or better is required in the major overall.

 

 

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