University Park, IL,
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GSU to Offer Business Administration B.A. Coursework at Kankakee Community College

University Park, IL – Governors State University is partnering with Kankakee Community College to offer coursework from our AACSB accredited Business Administration B.A. program. Courses will be offered at the Kankakee Community College North Extension Center starting Fall 2017.

Governors State University Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Deborah Bordelon noted, “We are very excited to expand and build upon our partnership with Kankakee Community College; we strongly believe that the future holds additional collaborative opportunities with Kankakee Community College to benefit all of our students.”

Through this initiative, students will be able to pursue coursework towards their Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration while exploring concentrations such as Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Operations, and Supply Chain Management.

In addition, students interested in GSU’s Business and Applied Science B.A., Manufacturing Management B.A., or Accounting B.S. can also take select courses towards these degrees as part of this partnership.

Michael Boyd, Vice President of Instruction and Student Success at Kankakee Community College, observed that “KCC and GSU share a commitment to student success and student development. Students pursuing coursework offered through this program will be confident that both schools are working together to guide them along a clear pathway towards success and achievement.”

Dr. Jun Zhao, Dean at GSU’s College of Business, also praised the initiative, observing, "KCC has been a long-term partner with GSU’s College of Business, and this initiative will take our partnership to a higher level."