Graduates earn 440 degrees, certificates from Southeastern Illinois College


About 22.5 percent of the 440 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southeastern Illinois 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 Harrisburg conferred 99 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 98 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 73 associate's degrees in Biological and Physical Sciences and 37 certificates in Child Care Provider/Assistant.

The college enrolled 1,820 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
98
-
98
General Studies
1
-
1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
99
-
99
22.5
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
28
-
28
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
27
27
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
7
7
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
6
-
6
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
5
5
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
5
5
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
4
4
Occupational Therapist Assistant
4
-
4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
2
-
2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
-
2
2
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
1
1
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
1
1
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
40
52
92
20.9
Biological and Physical Sciences
73
-
73
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
73
-
73
16.6
Child Care Provider/Assistant
7
37
44
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
7
37
44
10
Welding Technology/Welder
3
24
27
Precision Production total
3
24
27
6.1
Criminal Justice/Police Science
8
10
18
Corrections
-
7
7
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
-
1
1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
8
18
26
5.9
Business Administration and Management, General
4
7
11
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
6
6
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
4
4
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
2
-
2
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
6
17
23
5.2
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
11
8
19
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
4
4
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
11
12
23
5.2
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
12
12
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
12
12
2.7
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
4
5
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
4
5
9
2
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
1
3
4
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
1
3
4
0.9
Electrician
3
-
3
Construction Trades total
3
-
3
0.7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
-
3
3
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
3
3
0.7
Art/Art Studies, General
2
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
2
-
2
0.5
Engineering, General
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
-
-
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
-
-
-

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