Founded by Presbyterians in 1869, in Tehuacana, Texas, Trinity subsequently moved to Waxahachie, Texas, in 1902. Forty years later, at the invitation of the city, Trinity relocated to the near west side of San Antonio and to its permanent campus in 1952. Although governed by an independent Board of Trustees, Trinity maintains a covenant relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Trinity offers 36 majors and 11 interdisciplinary minors. In addition to strength in the liberal arts and sciences, these majors include professional programs in communication, education, business administration, engineering science, and computer science. Degrees offered include the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music. Two five-year programs lead to a bachelor’s degree followed by a master’s degree in teaching or accounting. Additionally, Trinity offers the Master of Arts degree in school administration and school psychology, and a Master of Science degree in health care administration.
Department of Business Administration
The Department of Business Administration at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas offers two undergraduate degrees, the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts. The B.S. is for students who wish to concentrate in a functional area of Business such as Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, or Marketing. The B.A. degree is primarily designed for students who plan to undertake a double major, where one of those majors is Business Administration. In addition, the department facilitates three minors: Business Administration, Legal Studies, and Communication Management. The department’s two-semester Master of Science in Accounting degree helps students develop and perfect the technical, theoretical, and interpersonal skills required of accounting professionals.