New transfer agreement provides smooth transition from FVTC to UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin School of Business
Fox Valley Technical College business students will be able to enter as juniors under new agreement
Students at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) with a Business Management Associate Degree will soon be able to make a smooth transition to UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin School of Business (CSOB) for their bachelor’s degree. Program leaders have been working on the transfer agreement for months and formalized it at a signing ceremony, Oct. 12, 2017, at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center.
The credit transfer agreement may only be the beginning of the institutions’ partnership. In an interview with Appleton Post-Crescent, UW-Green Bay’s Dean of the Cofrin School of Business, Doug Hensler.
Hensler said he would like to see UW-Green Bay create similar pathways with Fox Valley Technical College in other areas.
“The tech colleges are really terrific in this state… and I think it’s a natural progression for UWGB and not just in business, but also in engineering technology and ultimately, engineering,” Hensler said.
FVTC Dean of Business, Scott Borley, said that many of the 400 business students currently enrolled, do in fact, look for a bachelor’s option. Students will be able to complete their degree in four years — two at FVTC and two at UW-Green Bay. It’s the first such partnership agreement between FVTC and a UW System school. Students will be able to transfer 60 credits and take one of six areas of emphasis:
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