Graduates earn 123 degrees from Blackburn College


About 21.1 percent of the 123 degrees and certificates handed out by Blackburn College in 2017-18 were to students in biological and biomedical sciences 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 private not-for-profit institution in Carlinville conferred 26 bachelor's degrees in biological and biomedical sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general biology/biological sciences. Data shows the school gave out 22 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences, followed by 12 bachelor's degrees in "other" business administration, management and operations and 11 bachelor's degrees in criminal justice/safety studies.

The college enrolled 554 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
22
22
Environmental Biology
3
3
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
1
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
26
26
21.1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
12
12
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
6
6
Accounting
6
6
Organizational Leadership
1
1
Human Resources Development
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
25
25
20.3
Elementary Education and Teaching
9
9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
1
1
Social Science Teacher Education
1
1
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
Social Studies Teacher Education
-
-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
-
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
Education total
11
11
8.9
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
11
11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
11
11
8.9
Psychology, General
11
11
Psychology total
11
11
8.9
Digital Arts
4
4
Visual and Performing Arts, General
3
3
Art/Art Studies, General
2
2
Music, General
-
-
Music Performance, General
-
-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
9
9
7.3
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
6
6
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
6
6
4.9
Computer Science
5
5
Information Science/Studies
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
5
5
4.1
Communication, General
4
4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
4
4
3.2
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
4
4
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
4
4
3.2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
2
2
English Language and Literature, General
1
1
Creative Writing
-
-
General Literature
-
-
English Language and Literature/Letters total
3
3
2.4
Chemistry, General
3
3
Physical Sciences total
3
3
2.4
History, General
2
2
History total
2
2
1.6
Mathematics, General
1
1
Financial Mathematics
1
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
2
2
1.6
Spanish Language and Literature
1
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
1
0.8
Legal Studies, General
-
-
Pre-Law Studies
-
-
Legal Professions and Studies total
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
Environmental Studies
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
-
-
-
Public Administration
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
Political Science and Government, General
-
-
Social Sciences total
-
-
-

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