The business administration program prepares students for 21st century organizations. The Bachelor of Arts degree program addresses real world issues such as sustainability, multi-cultural, diverse organizations, as well as questioning our consumer driven economy.  In addition, the program provides an overview of current management theories and core functional expertise.  Four specific themes are emphasized across the curriculum. These include a.) sustainability and globalization, b.) diversity and inclusion, c.)  ethical decision making, and d.) leadership.  In keeping with Trinity values, students will be encouraged to reflect, assess and develop their own leadership potential.

The business administration program is based on a cumulative four-year program and supports both a major and minor degree.  During their first two years, students may begin introductory survey courses in business, management, organizational behavior, leadership, and economic theories.  During years three and four, students will focus on specialized topics including strategy, change, globalization, business/government/society relations, culture, and ethics.

Students will select from three concentrations:

  • General Business
  • Global Business
  • Finance and Accounting

Given the emphasis on critical thinking, writing, and presentation, this degree is intended to prepare the student for a range of potential career paths, including business, non-profit, and public organizations as well as the pursuit of a graduate degree. A required internship during the program supports individual professional skill development.

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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.A.
School: College of Arts and Sciences
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The business administration program prepares students for 21st century organizations. The Bachelor of Arts degree program addresses real world issues such as sustainability, multi-cultural, diverse organizations, as well as questioning our consumer driven economy.  In addition, the program provides an overview of current management theories and core functional expertise.  Four specific themes are emphasized across the curriculum. These include a.) sustainability and globalization, b.) diversity and inclusion, c.)  ethical decision making, and d.) leadership.  In keeping with Trinity values, students will be encouraged to reflect, assess and develop their own leadership potential.

The business administration program is based on a cumulative four-year program and supports both a major and minor degree.  During their first two years, students may begin introductory survey courses in business, management, organizational behavior, leadership, and economic theories.  During years three and four, students will focus on specialized topics including strategy, change, globalization, business/government/society relations, culture, and ethics.

Students will select from three concentrations:

  • General Business
  • Global Business
  • Finance and Accounting

Given the emphasis on critical thinking, writing, and presentation, this degree is intended to prepare the student for a range of potential career paths, including business, non-profit, and public organizations as well as the pursuit of a graduate degree. A required internship during the program supports individual professional skill development.

An interdisciplinary approach to understanding sustainability, diversity, and consumerism in todays world

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including

BADM 210 Is Globalization Good?
BADM 236 Theories of Leadership
BADM 326 Developing Leadership: Essential Competencies for 21st Century Organizations
BADM 326 Developing Leadership: Essential Competencies for 21st Century Organizations
BADM 328 Business, Government, and Society

Learn In-Demand Skills

Discuss and apply foundational concepts of management theories towards analysis of business and organizations;

Express understanding of business issues from a global value chain perspective

Demonstrate critical thinking and writing with analysis based on the application of theory to empirical observation;

Engage in self-monitoring and reflection as the basis for developing individual leadership capabilities

Identify with the growing diversity and complexity that are the hallmarks of 21st century organizational life.

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

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