College Adds New Management & Ethics Major
During its October 2010 meeting, the Trinity College of Florida Board of Trustees voted to approve the addition of a new management and ethics major. The new major will be available for students beginning in the 2011-2012 academic year. The management and ethics major will provide foundational preparation in business management theory and practice from a Christian perspective. A management and ethics degree from Trinity College of Florida will seek to produce graduates who can serve in the business and/or non-profit sector and will provide basic fundamentals for students choosing to further their academic study at the graduate level.
Students successfully completing this program will demonstrate:
- A basic understanding of the major concepts and ideas in various areas related to business management such as accounting, marketing, management and others.
- Skills in applying the concepts and ideas of business management to real-world situations.
- The ability to integrate Christian ethics and values with the practice of business management.
According to the 2009-2010 Almanac Issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the top field of study in 2006-2007 in terms of bachelors degrees awarded was Business with 327,531. Additionally, between 1996-1997 and 2006-2007 the number of bachelors degrees awarded in business increased by 45%.
The top five fields of study according to the number of degrees awarded in 2006-2007 were:
- Business (327,531)
- Social Science: History (164,183)
- Education (105,641)
- Health Professionals (101,810)
- Psychology (90,039)
The College is currently in the process of seeking a full-time professor to provide leadership and support to the new program. The addition of the management and ethics program at Trinity College of Florida will allow students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a dynamic market while receiving their education at a nationally recognized higher education institution.
Read the recent Tampa Tribune article on Trinity’s new management and ethics program.
Read the recent Suncoast News article on Trinity’s new management and ethics program.
Located on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida, Trinity College of Florida, has been known for over seventy-five years for the very best in Christian higher education. Named Best Buy in private colleges and universities in the continental U.S. by Consumers Digest Magazine, Trinity College of Florida remains a premier institution for students seeking four and two year degrees. The College’s preparation involves state-of-the-art classroom training, career advancement, community service, internships, and personal support from fellow students, faculty, and staff. With alumni serving around the world in the areas of ministry, economic relief, business, education, government, human services, and communications, Trinity College of Florida is committed to impacting humanity.