Sep 22, 2019  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

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 .)

Electives:


3 hours of business electives:


 Preferably an Internship via

Note(s):


  • 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


  • FY Seminar-CORE 100 or THEO 111
  • ENGL 101/115
  • Mathematical Perspectives-MATH 140 or 170
  • Second Language I 4
  • Social Science Elective-ECON 200 1
  • BUAD 101
  • CORE 101

Second Semester


  • THEO 111 or FY Seminar-CORE 100
  • Second Language II 4
  • Historical Perspectives Elective
  • ECON 201
  • MKTG 300
  • BUAD 102
  • CORE 102

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • PHIL 100
  • Humanities Elective 3
  • ACCT 200
  • BAIS 210
  • BAIS 220
  • BUAD 201

Second Semester


  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Sciences Elective 2
  • ACCT 201
  • MGMT 200 (DCR Flag)
  • MGMT 201-(Oral Communications & Writing Flag)
  • BAIS 211
  • BUAD 202

Junior Year


First Semester


  • Philosophical Perspectives-PHIL 200
  • FINC 300-(Quantitative Reasoning Flag)
  • Creative Perspectives Elective
  • BAIS 358-Database Management
  • General Elective 1*
  • BUAD 301

Second Semester


  • Theological Perspectives Elective
  • ENGL 205
  • ECON 300
  • BAIS 360-Intro to Application Development
  • BAIS Elective 1
  • BUAD 302

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Natural Science Elective or Scientific Perspective 2
  • MGMT 302
  • BAIS Elective 2
  • BAIS Elective 3
  • General Elective 2*
  • BUAD 401

Second Semester


  • Business Core Capstone
  • BAIS 495-System Development Project
  • BAIS Elective 4
  • Business Elective or Internship for Credit
  • BLAW 300 (ERS flag)
  • 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 flags 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

 

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