Trinity grants four types of degrees: The bachelor of arts (B.A.) is granted to those completing requirements in the traditional liberal arts disciplines, the bachelor of science (B.S.), is awarded in two specialized areas: accountancy and business, the bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.), and the bachelor of social work (B.S.W.). The Registrar’s office posts degrees four times a year: January, May, August and December.
To complete a bachelor’s degree at Trinity, students must complete all of the following requirements:
In order to receive a degree from Trinity, transfer students must meet all of the general requirements stated above with the following exceptions:
- Philosophy 101 or 102 at Trinity;
- Theology 121 or 122 at Trinity;
- One interim course at Trinity;
- English 103 at Trinity or by transfer;
- History 103 or 104 at Trinity or by transfer;
- One cross-cultural course at Trinity or by transfer.
Trinity holds two commencement ceremonies each year: in May and December. Students can participate in either commencement ceremony but must have completed all the graduation requirements of the major and minor, with the exception of either:
All academic requirements and financial obligations must be met to receive a diploma. Academic honors will be reflected on the transcript when all requirements are completed at the next regularly scheduled date for conferral of degrees.
All students wishing to earn a degree from Trinity must complete a graduation application. Graduation applications are available from the Registrar’s Office and online. Students seeking to graduate must submit an application even if they do not plan to participate in commencement ceremonies.