Graduates earn 256 degrees, certificates from Columbia Gorge Community College

About 57 percent of the 256 degrees and certificates handed out by the Columbia Gorge Community 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, a


About 57 percent of the 256 degrees and certificates handed out by the Columbia Gorge Community 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 Dalles conferred 146 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 95 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 51 associate's degrees in General Studies and 22 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The college enrolled 902 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
95
-
95
General Studies
51
-
51
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
146
-
146
57
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
22
-
22
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
22
22
Medical/Clinical Assistant
-
14
14
Health Professions and Related Programs total
22
36
58
22.7
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
5
2
7
Accounting
-
5
5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
1
4
5
Office Management and Supervision
2
-
2
Business Administration and Management, General
2
-
2
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
-
1
1
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
-
-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
10
12
22
8.6
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
9
10
19
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
9
10
19
7.4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
3
6
9
Education total
3
6
9
3.5
Computer Science
2
-
2
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
-
-
-
Word Processing
-
-
-
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
-
-
-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
2
-
2
0.8

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