CSU trustees approve 22 new degrees on 10 campuses

The Associated Press
Thursday March 14, 2002

SACRAMENTO — Fourteen new degrees will be added to 10 of the California State University campuses in the next five years, university officials announced Wednesday. 

During a Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday at California State University, Sacramento, officials said the 14 new programs will meet changing education needs. For example, California is trying to fill more than 20,000 teacher positions and several of the programs are aimed at teachers or prospective teachers. 

David Spence, executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer, said the number of programs being added this year is down from 15 last year and 22 two years ago. 


The programs are: 

Bakersfield: MA, Economics 

Channel Islands: BA, Anthropology 


MS, Bioinformatics 

BA and BS, Chemistry 

BA, English 

BA, Fine Arts 

BA, History 

BA, Psychology 

Chico: BA, Music Industry and Technology 

Dominguez Hills: BS, Quality Assurance 

Hayward: Master of Social Work 

Maritime Academy: BS, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs 

Northridge: BA, Public Sector Management 

Pomona: BS, Computer Engineering 

BS, Integrated Earth Studies 

San Bernardino: MA, Child Development 

BS, Information Systems 

MA, Spanish 

Master of Public Health 

San Luis Obispo: MS, Agribusiness 

BS, Software Engineering