Graduates earn 1,439 degrees, certificates from City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College


About 63.1 percent of the 1,439 degrees and certificates handed out by the City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington 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 Chicago conferred 908 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 745 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 238 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 163 associate's degrees in General Studies.

The college enrolled 8,486 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
745
-
745
General Studies
163
-
163
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
908
-
908
63.1
Biological and Physical Sciences
238
-
238
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
238
-
238
16.5
Accounting
11
78
89
Business Administration and Management, General
7
7
14
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
4
4
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
1
1
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
1
1
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
-
-
-
Banking and Financial Support Services
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
18
91
109
7.6
Child Care Provider/Assistant
22
52
74
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
22
52
74
5.1
Information Science/Studies
-
24
24
Information Technology
4
-
4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
4
24
28
1.9
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
9
12
21
Health Professions and Related Programs total
9
12
21
1.5
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
5
13
18
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
5
13
18
1.2
Social Work
6
10
16
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
6
10
16
1.1
Music, General
4
3
7
Art/Art Studies, General
4
-
4
Music Management
-
2
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
8
5
13
0.9
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
4
4
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
-
4
4
0.3
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
3
1
4
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
3
1
4
0.3
Engineering, General
3
-
3
Engineering total
3
-
3
0.2
Music Teacher Education
1
-
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
-
1
1
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
-
-
-
Education total
1
1
2
0.1
Physical Sciences
-
1
1
Physical Sciences total
-
1
1
0.1
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
-
-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
-
-
-
-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
-

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