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Cal State L.A. to launch bachelor’s program for women in prison

Cal State LA is preparing to launch a program for women incarcerated at the California Institution for Women to earn bachelor’s degrees in Chino this fall.

LAist reports that instruction will be in-person, for about 30 students, with priority for those who have already completed an associate degree through a program offered by Chaffey College, a community college in Rancho Cucamonga.

Students will take courses in liberal studies with faculty from several departments, including anthropology, English and the natural sciences.

California State University, Los Angeles has been offering a bachelor’s degree program at the men’s state prison in Lancaster for six years.