Overview

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


Faculty

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.

Jorge Colazo
Jorge Colazo, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Associate Professor
Tianxi Dong
Tianxi Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Analytics & Technology
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James Maxey
Professor of Practice
Mauro Oliveira
Mauro Oliveira, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
John Orange
John Orange
Visiting Assistant Professor
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Karl Pichler, Ph.D.
Prassel Professor of Professional Practice in Finance
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Teresa Starzecki
Visiting Assistant Professor
Eugenio Dante Suarez
Eugenio Dante Suarez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Wenjing Yao, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Diana K. Young
Diana K. Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Analytics & Technology
Shage Zhang
Shage Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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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...

Service-Learning

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.

 

Careers

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."

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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