Graduates earn 812 degrees, certificates from Linn-Benton Community College

About 29.3 percent of the 812 degrees and certificates handed out by the Linn-Benton 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, ac


About 29.3 percent of the 812 degrees and certificates handed out by the Linn-Benton 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 Albany conferred 238 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 146 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, followed by 92 associate's degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other and 41 associate's degrees in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

The college enrolled 5,775 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
146
-
146
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
92
-
92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
238
-
238
29.3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
41
-
41
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
-
36
36
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
23
-
23
Occupational Therapist Assistant
22
-
22
Dental Assisting/Assistant
-
21
21
Medical/Clinical Assistant
15
-
15
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
-
11
11
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
-
11
11
Polysomnography
-
7
7
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
-
6
6
Public Health Education and Promotion
2
-
2
Health Services Administration
2
-
2
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
2
-
2
Medical Informatics
1
-
1
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
108
92
200
24.6
Welding Technology/Welder
28
27
55
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
9
21
30
Precision Production total
37
48
85
10.5
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
18
-
18
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
14
-
14
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
9
-
9
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
8
-
8
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General
-
7
7
Mechanics and Repairers, General
-
1
1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
49
8
57
7
Business Administration and Management, General
23
-
23
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
9
9
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
1
3
4
Office Management and Supervision
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
26
12
38
4.7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
9
16
25
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
2
-
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
2
-
2
Teacher Assistant/Aide
-
1
1
Education total
13
17
30
3.7
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
8
-
8
Animal Sciences, General
6
-
6
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
3
-
3
Agricultural Business and Management, General
3
-
3
Crop Production
2
-
2
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
1
1
Agriculture, General
-
-
-
Food Technology and Processing
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
22
1
23
2.8
Computer and Information Sciences, General
16
-
16
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
-
7
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
16
7
23
2.8
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
12
-
12
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
7
-
7
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
-
2
2
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
19
2
21
2.6
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
7
-
7
Graphic Communications, General
-
5
5
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services total
7
5
12
1.5
Rhetoric and Composition
11
-
11
English Language and Literature, General
1
-
1
English Language and Literature/Letters total
12
-
12
1.5
Psychology, General
11
-
11
Psychology total
11
-
11
1.4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
6
-
6
Juvenile Corrections
-
4
4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
6
4
10
1.2
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
8
-
8
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
-
-
-
Personal and Culinary Services total
8
-
8
1
Engineering, General
6
-
6
Engineering total
6
-
6
0.7
Commercial and Advertising Art
4
2
6
Design and Visual Communications, General
-
-
-
Music, General
-
-
-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
-
-
-
Art/Art Studies, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
4
2
6
0.7
Lineworker
1
2
3
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
1
1
2
Construction Trades total
2
3
5
0.6
Chemistry, General
3
-
3
Physics, General
2
-
2
Geology/Earth Science, General
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
5
-
5
0.6
Political Science and Government, General
2
-
2
Economics, General
1
-
1
Anthropology
1
-
1
Sociology
1
-
1
Social Sciences total
5
-
5
0.6
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
-
3
3
Journalism
1
-
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
1
3
4
0.5
History, General
3
-
3
History total
3
-
3
0.4
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
2
-
2
Legal Professions and Studies total
2
-
2
0.2
Social Work
2
-
2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
2
-
2
0.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
1
-
1
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
1
-
1
0.1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
1
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
-
1
0.1
Library and Archives Assisting
-
1
1
Library Science total
-
1
1
0.1
Mathematics, General
1
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
1
-
1
0.1
Biological and Physical Sciences
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
1
-
1
0.1
Environmental Science
1
-
1
Natural Resources and Conservation total
1
-
1
0.1
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-
Religion/Religious Studies
-
-
-
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
-
-
-
-

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