Graduates earn 2,672 degrees, certificates from Southwestern Illinois College


About 21.8 percent of the 2,672 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southwestern Illinois College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 Belleville conferred 389 certificates and 193 associate's degrees in Health Professions and Related Programs 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 397 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 276 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 211 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide.

The college enrolled 9,515 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
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
211
211
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
9
108
117
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
79
-
79
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
38
-
38
Medical/Clinical Assistant
7
25
32
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
1
28
29
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
17
-
17
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
17
17
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
17
-
17
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
9
-
9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
9
-
9
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
5
-
5
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
2
-
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
193
389
582
21.8
Welding Technology/Welder
13
209
222
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
22
73
95
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
90
90
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
-
2
2
Ironworking/Ironworker
-
-
-
Precision Production total
35
374
409
15.3
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
1
174
175
Security and Loss Prevention Services
-
71
71
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
62
62
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
22
35
57
Fire Services Administration
-
36
36
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
23
378
401
15
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
397
-
397
General Studies
1
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
398
-
398
14.9
Biological and Physical Sciences
276
-
276
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
276
-
276
10.3
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
40
40
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
40
40
Network and System Administration/Administrator
17
-
17
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
12
-
12
Computer and Information Sciences, General
9
-
9
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
6
2
8
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
7
-
7
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
7
7
Information Technology
6
-
6
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
1
-
1
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
1
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
58
90
148
5.5
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
22
28
50
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
11
24
35
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
-
10
10
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
1
9
10
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
3
6
9
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
37
78
115
4.3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
16
8
24
Small Business Administration/Management
7
11
18
Accounting
9
-
9
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations
-
7
7
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
2
2
4
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
2
2
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
34
30
64
2.4
Electrician
13
15
28
Construction Trades, General
5
1
6
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer
-
4
4
Carpentry/Carpenter
2
1
3
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
2
-
2
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher
-
-
-
Construction Trades total
22
21
43
1.6
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
21
-
21
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
-
11
11
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
-
8
8
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
-
1
1
Personal and Culinary Services total
21
20
41
1.5
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
11
20
31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
11
20
31
1.2
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
31
-
31
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
31
-
31
1.2
Child Care Provider/Assistant
17
12
29
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
17
12
29
1.1
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
7
15
22
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
7
15
22
0.8
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
11
5
16
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
2
4
6
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
13
9
22
0.8
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
6
7
13
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
3
1
4
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
-
-
-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
9
8
17
0.6
Social Work
15
-
15
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
15
-
15
0.6
Fine/Studio Arts, General
12
-
12
Music, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
13
-
13
0.5
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
2
5
7
Air Transportation, Other
-
3
3
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
2
8
10
0.4
Engineering, General
5
-
5
Engineering total
5
-
5
0.2
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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