Graduates earn 845 degrees, certificates from Black Hawk College


About 29.9 percent of the 845 degrees and certificates handed out by the Black Hawk 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 Moline conferred 253 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 243 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 118 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 102 certificates in Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide.

The college enrolled 5,613 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
243
-
243
General Studies
10
-
10
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
253
-
253
29.9
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
102
102
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
49
-
49
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
22
22
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
20
-
20
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
16
16
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
-
7
7
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
7
-
7
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
7
7
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
1
6
7
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
7
7
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
3
3
Health Professions and Related Programs total
77
170
247
29.2
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
-
53
53
Agricultural Business and Management, General
19
-
19
Equestrian/Equine Studies
15
-
15
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
12
-
12
Agricultural Production Operations, General
12
-
12
Agriculture, General
4
-
4
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
3
-
3
Crop Production
2
-
2
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
1
-
1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
68
53
121
14.3
Biological and Physical Sciences
118
-
118
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
118
-
118
14
Welding Technology/Welder
-
35
35
Precision Production total
-
35
35
4.1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
4
4
8
Accounting
6
-
6
Banking and Financial Support Services
2
-
2
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
2
-
2
Retailing and Retail Operations
1
-
1
Small Business Administration/Management
-
1
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
15
5
20
2.4
Design and Visual Communications, General
5
5
10
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
-
3
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
8
13
1.5
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
9
1
10
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
1
1
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
9
2
11
1.3
Child Care Provider/Assistant
4
5
9
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
4
5
9
1.1
Information Technology
4
-
4
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
4
3
7
0.8
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
2
3
5
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
2
3
5
0.6
Carpentry/Carpenter
-
4
4
Construction Trades total
-
4
4
0.5
Fire Services Administration
1
-
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
1
-
1
0.1
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
1
-
1
Legal Professions and Studies total
1
-
1
0.1

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