Graduates earn 747 degrees, certificates from Southwestern Oregon Community College

About 34.8 percent of the 747 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southwestern Oregon 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


About 34.8 percent of the 747 degrees and certificates handed out by the Southwestern Oregon 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 Bay conferred 260 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 168 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 92 associate's degrees in General Studies and 52 certificates in Culinary Arts/Chef Training.

The college enrolled 2,160 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
168
-
168
General Studies
92
-
92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
260
-
260
34.8
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
41
52
93
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
33
45
78
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
1
-
1
Personal and Culinary Services total
75
97
172
23
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
6
43
49
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
26
-
26
Medical/Clinical Assistant
6
15
21
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
-
9
9
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
3
3
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
-
1
1
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
38
71
109
14.6
Welding Technology/Welder
5
47
52
Precision Production total
5
47
52
7
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
-
10
10
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
-
10
10
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
7
-
7
Business Administration and Management, General
6
-
6
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
-
6
6
Office Management and Supervision
-
5
5
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
2
2
Accounting
2
-
2
Retailing and Retail Operations
-
1
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
15
34
49
6.6
Child Care Provider/Assistant
8
25
33
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
8
25
33
4.4
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
1
9
10
Computer Support Specialist
3
6
9
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
-
4
4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
1
-
1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
5
19
24
3.2
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
4
13
17
Criminal Justice/Police Science
4
-
4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
2
-
2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
10
13
23
3.1
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
4
12
16
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
-
-
-
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
4
12
16
2.1
Forestry, Other
-
3
3
Forestry, General
-
3
3
Forest Sciences and Biology
2
-
2
Natural Resources Management and Policy
-
-
-
Natural Resources and Conservation total
2
6
8
1.1
Geography, Other
-
1
1
Social Sciences total
-
1
1
0.1
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
-
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
-
-
-

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