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.
Courses in this degree program apply to the Bachelor of science in 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.
An Associate in business administration degree requires 60 credit hours:
General Education - 22 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II
MA 113 College Algebra
SP 203 Effective Speaking
ECO 213 Microeconomics
or ECO 223 Macroeconomics
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
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 - 12 credit hours prefixed AC, BA, ECO, ENT, FIN, LAW, LDR, MGT, and MK
Additonal Requirements - 15 credit hours
BA 101/UE 101 University Experience
or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
Select two of the following courses:
BA 113 Business Applications
and/or COM 213 Business Communication
and/or PSY 113 Psychology
For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.