Graduates earn 2,054 degrees, certificates from Elgin Community College

About 27.4 percent of the 2,054 degrees and certificates handed out by the Elgin Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, accord


About 27.4 percent of the 2,054 degrees and certificates handed out by the Elgin Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Elgin conferred 563 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a associate's degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. Data shows the school gave out 563 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 225 certificates in Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician and 182 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences.

The college enrolled 9,918 students for 2016-17, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
563
-
563
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
563
-
563
27.4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
98
-
98
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
-
71
71
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
41
41
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
41
41
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
39
-
39
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
36
36
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
32
32
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
29
29
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
16
-
16
Histologic Technician
7
7
14
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
13
13
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
13
13
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
11
-
11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
8
-
8
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
-
6
6
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
5
5
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
-
3
3
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
-
1
1
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
179
298
477
23.2
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
12
225
237
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
3
45
48
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
6
40
46
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
21
310
331
16.1
Biological and Physical Sciences
182
-
182
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
182
-
182
8.9
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
25
25
Office Management and Supervision
-
22
22
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
5
6
11
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
2
7
9
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
8
-
8
Business Administration and Management, General
8
-
8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
1
4
5
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
1
1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
1
1
Small Business Administration/Management
-
-
-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
-
-
-
Accounting and Business/Management
-
-
-
Accounting
-
-
-
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
24
66
90
4.4
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
14
23
37
Criminal Justice/Police Science
23
5
28
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
-
7
7
Fire Services Administration
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
37
35
72
3.5
Welding Technology/Welder
5
36
41
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
-
15
15
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
4
4
8
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
-
8
8
Precision Production total
9
63
72
3.5
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
19
4
23
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
14
2
16
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
9
9
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
4
2
6
Personal and Culinary Services total
37
17
54
2.6
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
2
39
41
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
5
2
7
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
7
42
49
2.4
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
30
30
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
30
30
1.5
Engineering, General
29
-
29
Engineering total
29
-
29
1.4
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
20
6
26
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
20
6
26
1.3
Graphic Design
8
13
21
Fine/Studio Arts, General
2
-
2
Music, General
-
-
-
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
13
23
1.1
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
-
12
12
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
3
4
7
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
3
16
19
0.9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
19
19
Education total
-
19
19
0.9
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
10
-
10
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
4
1
5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
14
1
15
0.7
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
1
1
2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
-
1
1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
1
2
3
0.1
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Social Work
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
-
-
-

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