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Final approval given to baccalaureate degree programs
Final approval given to baccalaureate degree programs

State officials approved three more baccalaureate degree programs at community colleges on Monday, bringing the total number to 15. Earlier this year, officials with California's community college system gave preliminary and then final approval to four-year programs at a dozen campuses after 36 schools and districts said they would apply for a chance to offer these degrees. The new degree programs will be regularly evaluated by state officials and are scheduled to end by July 2023, although lawmakers could renew the program. Proponents of the degrees say the programs could provide the state with thousands of workers in technical fields at a lower price. The campuses...

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