May 7, 2001
Beginning this fall, students can pursue one of two bachelor's degree programs entirely at night and on the weekend, through the revived Night, Evening, Weekend Program.
APSU's bachelor of business administration degree and new bachelor of professional studies degree are available through this program. The professional studies degree is intended for students who have completed associate of applied science degrees either at community colleges or technical schools and who want to pursue a four-year degree. (Other associate-degree holders also can enroll.)
Courses in the BPS degree will be available online as well as on campus. "It's mix and match," says Dr. Stan Groppel, dean of APSU's Center for Extended and Distance Education.
Because the programs are flexible, students can tailor their course load to their needs, ability and schedule. "By combining courses offered online, at the Clarksville campus or Fort Campbell Center, students can take 12 hours per term," Groppel says. "If a student is really focused and takes five terms a year, it's possible to complete the program in four years, but six years or a bit less is more compatible to a work schedule."
The core courses offered in the NEW Program can be applied to any Austin Peay degree, not just the bachelor of business administration degree or bachelor of professional studies degree.
Those interested in business courses can contact the APSU College of Business at 7674. For information about the bachelor of professional studies degree or classes at the Fort Campbell Center, telephone 1400. For information about the NEW Program, contact Groppel at 7816, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org