BAT majors are champions of all things data: they make sense of data sets, perform analyses, and recommend leading edge process improvements that allow companies to operate efficiently and maximize performance.

Fast Facts
  • AACSB Accredited
  • High rate of job placement
  • One of the fastest-growing majors on campus
  • Recently awarded multiple grants from Valero Energy Foundation and Dell-EMC
AACSB Accredited


What You'll Study

Pulling actionable insights out of numbers


Partners in the classroom, in the field

Faculty place BAT majors in close partnership with companies of all sizes and sectors to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world settings and real-world data.

Shage Zhang
Shage Zhang, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Associate Professor
Jorge Colazo
Jorge Colazo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Tianxi Dong
Tianxi Dong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Jennifer Large
Visiting Instructor
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Kangryun Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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Ian Liu, Ph.D.
James Maxey
James Maxey
Mauro Oliveira
Mauro Oliveira, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Eugenio Dante Suarez
Eugenio Dante Suarez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Diana K. Young
Diana K. Young, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Headshot of Suning Zhu
Suning Zhu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Student Opportunities

Work with real, messy data sets, and develop your project portfolio

Study Abroad

Students can join Trinity Study Abroad programs in Europe and Asia such as the International Business Summer School in Beijing, case studies in...


BAT majors are connected to a powerful pipeline of local, state, and nationwide internship opportunities, with major companies such as Toyota, Amazon...

Student Awards and Recognition

Dell Awards

Protiviti Awards


When You Graduate

Prepared for any challenge

BAT graduates leave Trinity having already gotten their hands dirty with raw data, giving them a leg up in the field. Their liberal arts background makes them perfect problem solvers in a field with no shortage of challenges.



Don’t just take it from us: Mike Owens, a Dell vice president, says:

“Graduates coming out of Trinity’s BAT program ...have business savvy, and can think critically,” Owens says. “We’re bringing in someone who is ready to step in and do real work."

Network with fellow alumni

 View alumni on LinkedIn

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Carnegie-Mellon
  • University of Kyoto
  • UT Austin

Career Areas:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process
  • Data Science
  • Improvement
  • Machine Learning and Predictive Modelling
  • Supply Chain Management

Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

  • Cap Gemini
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell
  • HEB
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • NBA franchises
  • PWC Advisory
  • USAA


Take the next step

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