Graduates earn 305 degrees from Berea College


About 9.8 percent of the 305 degrees and certificates handed out by Berea 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 Berea conferred 30 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 30 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences, followed by 22 bachelor's degrees in general computer and information sciences and 20 bachelor's degrees in manufacturing engineering technology/technician.

The college enrolled 1,670 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
30
30
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
30
30
9.8
Accounting
9
9
Business Administration and Management, General
8
8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
6
6
Finance, General
3
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
26
26
8.5
Sociology
10
10
Political Science and Government, General
9
9
Economics, General
5
5
Social Sciences total
24
24
7.9
Computer and Information Sciences, General
22
22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
22
22
7.2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
10
10
Music, General
5
5
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
4
4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
3
Visual and Performing Arts total
22
22
7.2
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
20
20
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
20
20
6.6
Writing, General
9
9
English Language and Literature, General
9
9
English Language and Literature/Letters total
18
18
5.9
Psychology, General
18
18
Psychology total
18
18
5.9
Family Systems
9
9
Child Development
7
7
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
1
1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
-
-
Human Development and Family Studies, General
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
17
17
5.6
Mass Communication/Media Studies
16
16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
16
16
5.2
Asian Studies/Civilization
9
9
Women's Studies
3
3
African-American/Black Studies
1
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
13
13
4.3
Education, General
9
9
Music Teacher Education
2
2
Elementary Education and Teaching
1
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
-
Education total
12
12
3.9
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
11
11
Health Professions and Related Programs total
11
11
3.6
Agriculture, General
10
10
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
10
10
3.3
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
10
10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
10
10
3.3
Chemistry, General
6
6
Physics, General
3
3
Physical Sciences total
9
9
3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
6
6
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
1
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
7
7
2.3
Spanish Language and Literature
4
4
French Language and Literature
2
2
German Language and Literature
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
6
6
2
Mathematics, General
6
6
Applied Mathematics, Other
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
6
6
2
History, General
4
4
History total
4
4
1.3
Philosophy
3
3
Religion/Religious Studies
1
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
4
4
1.3
Bible/Biblical Studies
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-

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