Associate in Business Administration
The Associate in Business Administration degree is designed to prepare students for entry into business with a broad understanding of the various business activities and their interrelationships. The program offers a foundation of business knowledge and competencies as well as technical, managerial, communication and leadership skills equipping them to meet contemporary needs of the business and community they will serve as professionals.
The Associate in Business Administration program requires 22 credits of general education, 38 credits in business courses for a total of 60 credit hours. Courses in this degree program apply to the Bachelor of Business Administration Management Major and serves as an excellent beginning for students who plan to seek a bachelor of business administration degree.
Our Trine University faculty has experience from all over the world in their professional areas of expertise and brings real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty comes from various walks of life as entrepreneurs, officers within financial institutions, Certified Public Accountants, lawyers, engineers, teachers and leaders of corporations and for-profit and non-profit organizations.
This versatile major allows our graduates to work in a variety of industries such as real estate, office manager, sales, and administrative professional. Most business organizations have entry level positions well-suited for an associate in business administration graduate.
General Education Requirements - 22 credit hours
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
or ECO 223 Macroeconomics
MA 113 College Algebra
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
Mathematics or Science Elective - 1 credit hour
Program Requirements - 30 credit hours
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
LAW 203 Business Law I
MK 203 Marketing
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
Electives (AC, BA, ECO, ENT, FIN, LAW, LDR, MGT, or MK) - 12 credit hours
Additional Requirements - 8 credit hours
BA 101 University Experience
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
COM 213 Business Communication or BA 113 Business Computer Applications or
PSY 113 Psychology - 6 of the 9 credit hours
For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.