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

Business Analytics, B.S.B.A.


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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Analytics, a STEM designated 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  

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


  • First Year 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

Spring Semester


  • THEO 111 or First-Year Seminar-CORE 100
  • Second Language II 4
  • Historical Perspectives Elective
  • Social Science Elective-ECON 200 1
  • BAIS 220
  • BUAD 102
  • CORE 102

 

Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • PHIL 100
  • Humanities Elective3
  • ECON 201
  • ACCT 200
  • BAIS 210
  • BUAD 201

 

Spring Semester


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

 

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • Philosophical Perspectives-PHIL 200
  • FINC 300 (Quantitative Reasoning Flag)
  • ECON 300
  • MKTG 302-Marketing Research
  • BAIS 358-Database Management
  • BUAD 301

 

Spring Semester


  • Theological Perspectives Elective
  • BLAW 300 (ERS)5
  • MKTG 370 or 315-Consumer Behavior or Branding
  • BAIS/MKTG 329-Data Mining
  • General Elective 1*
  • BUAD 302

 

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • Natural Science Elec or Scientific Perspectives2
  • ENGL 205
  • Business Core Capstone
  • BAIS 365-Business Analytics
  • BANL Elective (MKTG/BAIS electives)
  • BUAD 401

 

Spring Semester


  • Creative Perspectives Elective
  • MGMT 302
  • BAIS 496-Business Analytics Capstone
  • Business Elective or Internship for Credit
  • General Elective 2*
  • CORE 499
  • BUAD 402

 

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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