Quality Education
      President's Message
      Educational Philosophy
      Statement of Ownership
      Map to Campus

A Quality Education from American Trinity University

This catalog is designed to help you understand the challenges and opportunities at American Trinity University. All information, including statements of fees, course offerings, admission requirements, and graduation requirements is subject to change without any notice or obligation.

  Non-Discrimination Policy

American Trinity University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sec, national origin, age, physical disability, marital status, veteran status, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, sexual preference, the exercise of statutorily or constitutionally protected rights, or on the basis of the exercise of conduct consistent with the college's policy on academic freedom in the administration of any of its educational policies, programs, activities, admissions policies and procedures, scholarship and loan programs, or other college administered programs. The college ensures the rights of all individuals to equal employment opportunity and excludes from its employment policies any consideration not directly and substantively related to merit and performance. The nondiscrimination policy of the college is consistent with, implements the statutory intent of, and provides procedures for discrimination complaints under:

• Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and 34 CFR 104 et seq. (pertaining to handicap/disability);
• Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 34 CFR 100 et seq. (pertaining to race, color and national origin);
• Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 29 CFR 1601 et seq. (pertaining to discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin);
• Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and 34 CFR 106 et seq. (pertaining to sex);
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1975; and
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

  Commitment to Excellence

• All faculty members and staff will demonstrate a commitment to excellence
• Students are treated fairly with respect and compassion by the faculty members and staff
• Students are provided with reading, writing, speaking, and critical thinking experiences in classes
• Contract faculty are required to conduct classes, hold office hours, and participate on college committees
• Deans and faculty members will be available to assist and advise students
• Department chairs and program directors will take an active role in the recruitment and professional development of their program colleagues
• Classes are scheduled to meet students' need
• Classrooms are appropriately equipped to meet acceptable standards for class activities
• American Trinity University will demonstrate a commitment to the maintenance of its grounds and facilities as a reflection of the excellence of its programs and services
• The health and safety of the entire College community will be of utmost importance

  Disclosure Statement

American Trinity University is a Religious Exempt Status School verified by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education(BPPE). The Bureau’s approval means the institution and its operation comply with the standards established under the Law by the State of California for private postsecondary educational institutions.
American Trinity University has been operated with Bureau approval, and in compliance with all applicable state statutes, rules, and regulations. In July 1, 2007, the Bureau ceased operations in accordance with a ‘sunset’ provision in the state law.
American Trinity University has entered into a voluntary agreement with the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Under that agreement, we continue to comply with all applicable state statutes, rules, and regulations that were in effect as of the close of business in June 30, 2007.

• ‘Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog or American Trinity University that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education(BPPE) at:

- Address: 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833
- Mailing address: P.O. Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818
- Toll free telephone number: (888) 370-7589, Fax: (916) 263-1897
- Internet Web site address: www.bppe.ca.gov.
- Email: bppe@dca.ca.gov.

• ‘As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review this catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. You are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet, which must be provided to you prior to signing an enrollment agreement’.
• ‘A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education(BPPE) by calling at (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s Internet Web site: www.bppe.ca.gov.’
• 'NOTICE CONCERNING TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS AND CREDENTIALS EARNED AT OUR INSTITUTION' American Trinity University has not entered into any articulation or transfer agreement with any other College or University.
‘The transferability of credits you earn at American Trinity University is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the degree, diploma, or certificate you earn in your major program is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits or degree, diploma, or certificate that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason you should make certain that your attendance at this institution will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending American Trinity University to determine if your credits or degree, diploma or certificate will transfer.’
• American Trinity University does not currently participate in federal and/or state financial aid programs, however, convenient tuition payment plans are available. In addition, the University has no pending petition in bankruptcy, is not operating as a debtor in possession, has not filed a petition within the preceding five years, and has not had a petition in bankruptcy filed against it within the preceding five years that resulted in reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code(11 U.S.C. Sec. 1101 et seq.)