Bachelor’s Degree Programs
These programs are for students who have not yet received a college degree.
Chair: V.R. Nemani, Associate Professor of Business Administration
The Business Administration Program offers students in the School of Professional Studies an undergraduate major leading to the Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Business Administration.
The emphasis of the communication program is on interpersonal interaction and human relationships, organizational and institutional communication, public discourse and mass communication. Students choose areas of specialization and specific courses that can lead to professional fields including journalism, training and development, human resources, foreign service, law, politics and government, human services, labor-management relations, personnel, campaign and propaganda administration, and public health.
Chair: Thomas Mostowy, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
In Trinity’s criminal justice program, you will study criminal law, corrections, the science of criminal behavior, law enforcement, corrections, and law administration, including juvenile justice. In addition to studying the history and theoretical basis of the field, you will get hands-on experience through an internship at one of Washington’s many criminal justice organizations.
If you are looking to complete your degree by building upon credits already earned at another school, Trinity’s general studies program is the perfect choice! By pursuing a general studies degree at Trinity, you will hone your critical thinking and writing skills while enjoying the flexibility to choose focal areas to match your personal interests and experience.
The Health Science program educates students to enhance the quality of life, health, and well-being of individuals in society throughout the lifespan; a second concentration prepares students for graduate programs in physical therapy. The program focuses on promoting healthier lifestyles physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. Depending on which concentration students choose, completing the program successfully equips them with the tools to enter the fitness industry or pursue physical therapy graduate education.
The program also affords students the opportunity for experiential learning through various fieldwork experiences in such environments as hospitals, rehabilitation settings, work hardening facilities, and fitness facilities.
In today’s society more individuals are pursuing careers in the helping professions. The human relations program offers a unique educational experience by combining the disciplines of sociology, psychology and social work.
Trinity’s nursing program offers a convenient path to your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree – whether or not you are currently a registered nurse. You will learn through hands-on experience, in small classes that will allow you to develop a relationship with your professors and clinical supervisors. Students in the program also benefit from direct access to nurse leaders and leaders in healthcare in the US Congress and administrative agencies.
General Education Core (School of Professional Studies)
The School of Professional Studies general education core represents understanding, knowledge, and competence in three major areas: Critical skills for work life; Understanding of the self, society, and nature; Ethics and moral reasoning. With in the thirty-four (34) semester credit hours students are prepared to meet basic work, life, and academic expectations by developing and mastering critical thinking, problem solving, and professional and academic communication.
Core Area I – SKILLS FOR WORK LIFE
Writing (3 Semester hours)
Communication (3 Semester hours)
Numeracy (3 Semester hours)
Information Literacy (3 Semester hours)
CORE AREA II – UNDERSTANDING THE SELF, SOCIETY AND NATURE
Appreciation of Arts and Humanities (6 semester hours)
Personal, Civic and Global Awareness (9 semester hours)
Scientific Understanding (4 semester hours)
CORE AREA III – ETHICS AND MORAL REASONING
Ethics (3 semester hours)