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BSBA in Applied Management

Apply ButtonBecome a professional sought by large and small businesses through Trine University's TrineOnline Bachelor of science in business administration - applied management. Our program allows you to build a core foundation of business skills while developing your leadership skills in Applied Management. Global Business Accreditation

The Experience

This online degree will prepare you to develop a career of leadership in the applied management profession, and to enable you to be a contributing citizen of local, regional and international communities. 

Guided by faculty who have worked for Fortune 500 companies and have started and owned businesses, you will learn from the best.

The Results

A business administration education is wrapped around an individual's technical skills creating a well-rounded candidate, with a special understanding of all aspects of a business organization, both in the office and on the workplace floor.


Additional Information

The Bachelor of science in business administration - applied management degree requires 120 credit hours.

General Education - 42 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
ECO 223 Macroeconomics 
 or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
Social Science elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities elective - 6 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II 
 or COM 213 Business Communication
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PSY 113 Psychology
BA 113 Business Applications
General Education Elective - 3 credit hours

Business Core - 35-36 credit hours

BA 101 University Experience
 or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation (CGPS Students)
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 343 International Business
FIN 303 Managerial Finance
LAW 203 Business Law I
MGT 353 Designing Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 453 Strategic Management
MK 203 Marketing
BA 3113 Business Internship

Concentration Requirements - 30 credit hours

Business courses with approval of Advisor or Chair – Student must be transferring in all 27 hours of a technical field/concentration. If a student can’t transfer in all 27 hours, it must be a field that can be completed at Trine such as Criminal Justice. If the student does not have 27 hours and it can’t be completed at Trine, the transfer credits can’t be accepted as an applied management concentration. They should be considered as a normal transfer evaluation.

Business Electives/Technical Specialty Credits: AC, ENT, FIN, HR, LAW, LDR, MGT, MK - 3 credit hours
Free Electives - 12-13 credit hours


For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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