Coming this fall, people in the Sauk County area who want to earn a bachelor’s degree without leaving their communities will have another option.

The University of Wisconsin - Baraboo/Sauk County has received accreditation from Higher Learning Commission to offer a new bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree.

The 60-credit program offers internship, service learning and individual research project options, as well as credit for past experiences that students can show were equivalent to a university level course. The program — which was approved by the UW System Board of Regents nearly two years ago — will be offered at five other UW campuses, as well.

“The BAAS degree is very timely and relevant to today’s adult students,” said UW-BSC Dean Tom Pleger. “It meets the needs of local businesses and organizations for employees who are skilled in teamwork and communications, and it meets Wisconsin’s need for a more educated workforce.”

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Not a good education report out of New York. Comments from around the country follow the article about why.......


This will be in all schools throughout the U.S. Being kept under the radar, even from teachers until fully implemented by our progressive, socialist, Marxist government. Children will become little robots! No such thing as to cozy up with a good book!

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