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Associate in Business Administration

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The associate in business administration degree program is designed to prepare a person for entry into business with a broad understanding of the various business activities and their interrelationships.

All of the courses apply to the four year management major at Trine University, so this degree also serves as an excellent beginning for students who subsequently plan to seek the bachelor of business
administration degree with a management major.

In the degree program descriptions that follow, an asterisk (*) indicates that those courses satisfy the University?s general education requirements.

Associate In Business Administration 60 Hours

General Education Requirements 22 Hours

Written Communication 6 Hours
*ENG 103 English Composition I (3)
*ENG 113 English Composition II (3)

Social Sciences and Humanities 6 Hours
*Humanities Elective (3)
*ECO 213 Microeconomics (3)

Mathematics and Science 7 Hours
*MA 103 Business Algebra (3)
*Science Elective (3)
*Math or Science Elective (1)

Other 3 Hours
*SP 203 Effective Speaking (3)


*COM 163 Interpersonal Communication (3)

Business Core Requirements 38 Hours

Business Core 21 Hours
AC 203 Accounting I (3)
AC 213 Accounting II (3)
BA 123 Business Concepts (3)
BA 233 Business Capstone Demonstration (3)
LAW 203 Business Law I (3)
MK 303 Marketing (3)
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior (3)

Business Electives 9 Hours
Electives prefixed by AC, BA, INF, ECO, FIN, LAW, MGT, or MK.

Additional Program Requirements 8 Hours

UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation (1)

BA 301 Professional Development & Strategies (1)
COM 213 Business Communication (3)
ECO 223 Macroeconomics (3)

Total in Degree Program: 60 Hours



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