The Assembly Appropriations Committee took action today to approve legislation authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) that will give students and parents a glimpse at the value that individual degrees have in the job market. SB 1022 will require the California State University (CSU) system and encourage the University of California (UC) to provide easily understood information, such as median annual wage for degrees that are offered by each institution.
Public universities already have access to this data through state law. Senator Huff’s legislation would simply make it available to prospective and current students, and the public.
“Next to purchasing a home, a college diploma is one of the biggest investments we ever make,” said Senator Huff. “California students deserve to know what their college degrees are worth, and giving them that information will help guide key career decisions.”
SB 1022 will provide access to labor market data – including salary earnings and job placement statistics – for all UC and CSU graduates. This kind of information is critical …read more
Source: State Senator Bob Huff