Graduates earn 480 degrees, certificates from Carl Sandburg College


About 34 percent of the 480 degrees and certificates handed out by the Carl Sandburg 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 Galesburg conferred 163 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 General Studies. Data shows the school gave out 163 associate's degrees in General Studies, followed by 66 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 48 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The college enrolled 1,927 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
General Studies
163
-
163
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
163
-
163
34
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
48
-
48
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
22
-
22
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
15
15
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
9
-
9
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
9
9
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
7
7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
6
6
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
6
6
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
-
-
-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
-
-
-
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
79
43
122
25.4
Biological and Physical Sciences
66
-
66
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
66
-
66
13.8
Information Technology
-
19
19
Computer and Information Sciences, General
-
7
7
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
-
4
4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
2
-
2
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
1
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
3
30
33
6.9
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
16
16
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
2
4
6
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
2
2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
22
24
5
Welding Technology/Welder
-
22
22
Precision Production total
-
22
22
4.6
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
1
10
11
Mortuary Science and Embalming/Embalmer
8
-
8
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
-
1
1
Personal and Culinary Services total
9
11
20
4.2
Accounting
4
4
8
Business Administration and Management, General
5
-
5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
2
3
Small Business Administration/Management
-
-
-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
10
6
16
3.3
Criminal Justice/Police Science
3
5
8
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
3
5
8
1.7
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
-
2
2
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
2
2
0.4
Art/Art Studies, General
2
-
2
Music, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
2
0.4
Teacher Assistant/Aide
1
-
1
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
1
-
1
0.2
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
1
-
1
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Industrial Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
1
-
1
0.2
Engineering, General
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-

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