Associate in Business Administration

Trine University, United States Ranked #60 in North America

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Next enrollment cycle

August 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 47,649

Course Accredited By

THLC

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Associate Degree

 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 degree is designed to prepare students for entry into business with a broad understanding of the various business activities and their interrelationships.

The Associate in business administration program requires 22 credit hours of general education, 38 credit hours in business courses for a total of 60 credit hours. Courses in this degree program serve as an excellent beginning for students who plan to seek any major in the Bachelor of Science in business administration degree program. 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 Experience

Our Trine University faculty have experience from all over the world in their professional areas of expertise and brings real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty come 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.

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2022
  • January 2022
  • May 2022

Admission requirements for transfer students:

  • Transfer students applying to the Allen School of Engineering and Computing must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in Calculus I, Chemistry I, and College Composition.
  • Transfer students applying to the Franks School of Education must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Rinker Ross School of Health Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.
  • Transfer students applying to the Ketner School of Business and the Jannen School of Arts and Sciences must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25 and a grade of “C” or better in a mathematics course, a social sciences or humanities course, and English Composition 1.  

High School Transcripts:

  • Request your high school to send a copy of your current transcript to Trine.
  • Transcripts can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, and e-mail.
  • Trine University is Test Optional for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. "Test-optional" means that standardized tests are not required from high school students when they are considered for admission to Trine University.  Of course, students can still choose to submit their test scores, however, those scores will be considered to be only part of the student’s overall academic record.  
  • High school students can take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine.
  • The University's code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT.  
  • Test scores can be submitted via mail, fax, Parchment, screenshot, or e-mail and may be sent FREE from College Board to your counselor at any time.

Total Credit Hours - 60

General Education Requirements - 22 credit hours

• ENG 133 Technical Communication 

  or ENG 143 College Composition

• HUM 203 Humanities Seminar

• 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 or BA 102 University Experience

   or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation

• 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

Non - Engineering

• ONE-TIME Intl Enrollment Fee:  $500  

• ONE-TIME Housing deposit:  $150  

• Tuition:                                         $33,650  

• Intl Health Insurance:               $1,499  

• Housing & Meal Plan:             $11,700  

• Student Fee*                                 $530  

• Parking Permit Fee**                   $120  

• Total Annual Estimate ***         $47,649  

 

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