California Economy Reporting
By Michelle Bergmann
Starting next fall California’s community colleges will take a step up in higher education. As part of a pilot program, 15 selected community colleges will offer four-year bachelor degrees in specialty fields like information management, technology or dental hygiene.
“That’s fantastic! I wish that program was going around when I was a freshman,” said Alex Carter a third-year student at Santa Monica City College studying digital media and art history.