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Associate in Business Administration

Trine University Student AchievementsThe 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.

The Experience

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.

The Results

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.ACBSP

Additional Information

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.

This program is available on campus at any of our education centers and online.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.