Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Graduates earn 2,584 degrees, certificates from SOWELA Technical Community College

About 50.7 percent of the 2,584 degrees and certificates handed out by the SOWELA Technical Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields programs, making them the most popular programs that year,


About 50.7 percent of the 2,584 degrees and certificates handed out by the SOWELA Technical Community College in 2016-17 were to students in Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields 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 Charles conferred 1018 certificates and 291 associate's degrees in Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other. Data shows the school gave out 608 certificates in Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other, followed by 335 certificates in Instrumentation Technology/Technician and 178 certificates in Electrician.

The college enrolled 3,241 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
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
172
608
780
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
106
335
441
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
13
75
88
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
291
1,018
1,309
50.7
Electrician
-
178
178
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
-
50
50
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
-
32
32
Construction Trades total
-
260
260
10.1
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
9
107
116
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
20
90
110
Business/Commerce, General
-
16
16
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
29
213
242
9.4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
18
62
80
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
4
57
61
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
22
119
141
5.5
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
101
101
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
37
37
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
138
138
5.3
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
58
58
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
3
36
39
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
10
10
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
3
104
107
4.1
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
10
78
88
Personal and Culinary Services total
10
78
88
3.4
General Studies
5
74
79
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
2
-
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
7
74
81
3.1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
15
63
78
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
15
63
78
3
Welding Technology/Welder
-
61
61
Precision Production total
-
61
61
2.4
Commercial and Advertising Art
5
49
54
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
49
54
2.1
Chemical Technology/Technician
-
25
25
Science Technologies/Technicians total
-
25
25
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