Bill allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees moves to full Senate
Austin Community College and other two-year public community college systems in Texas may soon be able to offer bachelor’s degrees in certain fields if a Senate bill becomes law. Senate Bill 2118, filed by Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, states the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has the right to authorize public junior colleges, or community colleges, to offer four-year baccalaureate degrees in applied science, applied technology and nursing. It was voted out of the Senate Higher Education Committee to the full Senate yesterday.
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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock