SJ 254 Study; State Council of Higher Education for Va; applied baccalaureate degrees.
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Summary as introduced:

Study; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; applied baccalaureate degrees at comprehensive community colleges; report. Requests that the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia study the feasibility and benefits of comprehensive community colleges offering applied baccalaureate degrees by analyzing and making recommendations on (i) the affordability of obtaining an applied baccalaureate degree at a comprehensive community college as compared to a baccalaureate public institution of higher education, including the extent to which obtaining an applied baccalaureate degree at a comprehensive community college would reduce college debt; (ii) the feasibility and benefits of higher education centers on comprehensive community college campuses; (iii) the feasibility and benefits of joint degree programs between comprehensive community colleges and baccalaureate public institutions of higher education that are offered on community college campuses; (iv) the feasibility and benefits of offering applied baccalaureate degrees in engineering and information technology at Danville Community College and Patrick Henry Community College; (v) applied baccalaureate degrees that could be offered at Danville Community College, Patrick Henry Community College, or other comprehensive community colleges in addition to applied baccalaureate degrees in engineering and information technology; and (vi) options for residents in rural parts of the Commonwealth to earn applied baccalaureate degrees.

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01/03/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102841D  pdf

Status:
01/03/17  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102841D
01/03/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/17  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Rules by voice vote