Spring 2021 Trine Course Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Applied Management (120 hrs.)

The BSBA with a major in Applied Management degree is designed to prepare an individual with an interest in management in a field where technical competence, has at a minimum, been partially acquired. This program is available to individuals who have already completed some equivalent training in a business, health, technical field, or other specialty area not offered at Trine University. The degree is designed specifically for individuals who acquired training at community colleges, technical institutes, military service schools, industry related schools, etc., and who want to continue their education in the area of management. The program’s goal is to equip students with the quality educational tools needed for a career in management.

TECHNICAL SPECIALTY

Students completing the Bachelor of Applied Management degree program must complete a minimum of 27 semester hours in a business or technical field acquired through occupational, technical training or classroom instruction. As many as 3 additional semester hours in a technical specialty may count as electives.

General Education Requirements – 42 hours

Communication – 9 hrs.

ENG 133Technical Communication

3

Or

ENG 143College Composition

3

 

HUM 203Humanities Seminar

3

SP 203Effective Speaking

3

Humanities and Social Science – 12 hrs.

ECO 213Microeconomics

3

ECO 223Macroeconomics

3

 

Or

 

ECO 203Survey of Economics

3

Social Science Elective

3

 

Humanities Elective

6

Mathematics and Science – 12 hrs.

MA 113College Algebra

3

MA 173Essential Calculus

3

MA 253Statistics

3

Science Elective

3

Other – 9 hrs.

BA 213Advanced Spreadsheets for Business

3

PSY 113Principles of Psychology

3

General Education Electives

3

Additional Requirements – 78 hours

Take one of the below:

UE 111Online Learning Orientation

1

*Main campus student choose from the below 
BA 101 University Experience for Ketner School of Business
BA 102 University Experience - Business Students
UE 101 University Experience

Business Core – 35-36 hrs.

AC 203Accounting I

3

AC 213Accounting II

3

BA 123Business Concepts

3

BA 201Profession Development & Strategies

1

BA 343International Business

3

BA 3113Business Internship

3

FIN 303Managerial Finance

3

LAW 203Business Law I

3

MGT 353Designing Operations

3

MGT 363Organizational Behavior

3

MGT 453Strategic Management

3

MK 203Marketing

3

BA 3113: Advisor will determine the appropriate class

Concentration Requirements - 30 hrs.

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.

Technical Field/Concentration Courses

27

Business Elective/Technical Specialty

6

Business Elective/Technical Specialty: AC, ENT, FIN, HR, LAW, LDR, MGT, MK

Electives – 12-13 hrs.

Free Electives

12-13

Total Credit Hours: 120