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Bachelor's Degree Program

On September 28, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 850 (Block, 2014) authorizing the Board of Governors of California's Community Colleges, in consultation with representatives of the California State University and University of California, to establish a statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program at no more than 15 California Colleges. 

The following is a list of 15 colleges and the programs offer.

 College Degree 
Antelope Valley     Airframe Manufacturing Technology
Bakersfield     Industrial Automation
Cypress     Mortuary Science
Feather River     Equine and Ranch Management
Foothill     Dental Hygiene
MiraCosta     Biomanufacturing
Modesto     Respiratory Care
Rio Hondo     Automotive Technology
San Diego Mesa     Health Information Management 
Santa Ana     Occupational Studies
Santa Monica     Interaction Design
Shasta     Health Information Management
Skyline     Respiratory Care
Solano     Biomanufacturing
West Los Angeles     Dental Hygiene


   Contact Information  

For assistance, contact:  
     Njeri Griffin     



  • Senate Bill 850 Bill [pdf

Press Release

  • Final Three California Community Colleges to offer Bachelor's Degree Selected [pdf] or [Word]
  • Twelve California Community Colleges Receive Final Approval from Board of Governors to Offer Bachelor’s Degrees [pdf] or [Word] ~ March 16, 2015
  • CCD Interest in Developing 4 Year Programs [pdf] ~ November 19, 2014

Video Links

  • Interview with Senator Marty Block on the Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program [Video]


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