Georgia Gwinnett Degree Programs Approved By Board of Regents

Seven Baccalaureate Academic Degree Programs at the newly created Georgia Gwinnett College were approved by the Board of Regents today during a regular board meeting. The selected programs provide insight into the direction of the new state college and include degrees in Science, Education, Business, and Technology fields.

Atlanta – Seven Baccalaureate Academic Degree Programs at the newly created Georgia Gwinnett College were approved by the Board of Regents today during a regular board meeting. The selected programs provide insight into the direction of the new state college and include degrees in Science, Education, Business, and Technology fields.

“These degrees represent a sufficient balance of resources, institutional mission, and student demand,” stated President Daniel Kaufman. “We’re excited that the Board has approved these programs and look forward to educating the future leaders of Gwinnett and the Northeast Georgia region.”

The seven approved programs are: Bachelor of Science (“B.S.”) with a major in Biology, B.S. with a major in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Education (“B.S.Ed.”) with a major in Early Childhood Education (including eligibility for certification in Special Education), Bachelor of Applied Science (“B.A.S.”) with a major in Technology Management, Bachelor of Business Administration (“B.B.A.”) with a major in General Business, Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (“B.S.R.T.”), and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (“B.S.N.”). Associate degree programmatic offerings will be proposed in the future.

Kaufman noted that the programs will be implemented in July of 2006 in advance of the first freshmen class entering in the fall of 2007. The first students graduating from GGC will be a class of third year students who will enroll in the fall of 2006.

Georgia Gwinnett College is a four year, high-tech state college serving the higher educational needs of Gwinnett County and the northeast region of Georgia. Leading advancements in education through innovation and technology, the mission of GGC is to develop versatile, creative, and critical thinkers who can adapt to the intellectual, professional, and ethical challenges that will confront them throughout their lives.

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