SMC chosen as part of California community colleges that could offer B.A. programs

On Tuesday, Santa Monica College became one of 15 California community colleges selected to initiate four year bachelor's programs. The 15 were selected by the board of governors out of 34 campuses which submitted proposals. SMC will be offering a bachelor's degree in Interaction Design pending a final review of the programs in March. The statewide project is expected to initiate in fall 2016.  

Below is the full list of selected colleges and proposed degrees:


Airframe Manufacturing Technology, Antelope Valley College

Industrial Automation, Bakersfield College

Emergency Services and Allied Health Systems, Crafton Hills College

Mortuary Science, Cypress College

Equine Industry, Feather River College

Dental Hygiene, Foothill College and West Los Angeles College

Bio-manufacturing, MiraCosta College

Respiratory Care, Modesto Junior College and Skyline College

Automotive Technology, Rio Hondo College

Health Information Management, San Diego Mesa College

Occupational Studies, Santa Ana College

Interaction Design, Santa Monica College

Health Information Management, Shasta College