Jun 16, 2024  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Management, B.S.B.A.

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The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management.

The department offers a complete package of an integrated skill set for future managers and leaders to improve organizations and society. Our curricular objectives include: rapid, continual immersion into business practice; engaging rigorous and applied educational experience; transition into fulfilling careers; and lifelong learning and leadership. Our majors:

  1. Learn the language of Management and Entrepreneurship used in the business world.
  2. Are given an understanding for the significance of variation in human behavior in organizations.
  3. Develop self-awareness, along with capabilities in problem solving, decision making, creativity, and communication.
  4. Receive preparation for a variety of roles, including leader, entrepreneur, project or functional manager, and supply chair manager.
  5. Are encouraged to approach business problems in an ethical, socially responsible manner.

This degree is designed for individuals who have career aspirations as management trainees, personnel trainees, in business education, who plan to attend law school, or graduate studies in business. Students interested in teaching certification in business should consult with the chair of the Education Department for certification requirements.

Requirements for a Major in Management

Undergraduate core curriculum requirements:

See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements:

 21 total credit hours required, as follows:


3 hours of business electives, with suggested courses of:

3 hours of general electives.


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the courses of the major.

B.S.B.A. Management

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

Freshman Year

First Semester

  • First Year Seminar–CORE 100 or THEO 111
  • ENGL 101/115
  • Mathematical Perspectives–MATH 140 or 170
  • Second Language I 4
  • MKTG 300
  • BUAD 101
  • CORE 101

Second Semester

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

Sophomore Year

First Semester

  • PHIL 100
  • ACCT 200
  • ECON 201
  • MGMT 200 (DCR)
  • BAIS 210
  • BUAD 201

Second Semester

  • Scientific Perspectives or Natural Sciences Elective 2
  • Humanities Elective3
  • MGMT 201-(Oral Communications & Writing Flag)
  • ACCT 201
  • BAIS 211
  • BUAD 202

Junior Year

First Semester

  • Philosophical Perspectives-PHIL 200
  • Creative Perspectives Elective
  • FINC 300 -(Quantitative Reasoning Flag)
  • MGMT 309-Change Management
  • MGMT Elective 1
  • BUAD 301

Second Semester

  • Theological Perspectives Elective
  • ENGL 205
  • ECON 300
  • MGMT 385 or 333-Project Mgmt/Global Supply Chain
  • MGMT Elective 2
  • BUAD 302

Senior Year

First Semester

  • Natural Science Elective or Scientific Perspective 2
  • Business Core Capstone
  • MGMT 302
  • MGMT Elective 3
  • General Elective 1*
  • BUAD 401

Second Semester

  • BLAW 300 (ERS Flag)
  • Management Major Capstone
  • MGMT Elective 4
  • Business Elective or Internship for credit
  • General Elective 2*
  • BUAD 402
  • CORE 499


  • 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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