Graduates earn 1,349 degrees, certificates from Southern Union State Community College


About 30.2 percent of the 1,349 degrees and certificates handed out by Southern Union State Community College in 2017-18 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 Wadley conferred 407 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 general studies. Data shows the school gave out 407 associate's degrees in general studies, followed by 121 certificates in industrial electronics technology/technician and 118 associate's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse.

The college enrolled 4,828 students for 2017-18, all of whom were enrolled in undergraduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Associates degrees
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
General Studies
407
-
407
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
-
-
-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
407
-
407
30.2
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
15
115
130
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
118
-
118
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
106
106
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
26
5
31
Surgical Technology/Technologist
8
6
14
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
-
-
-
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
-
-
-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
-
-
-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
-
-
-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
167
232
399
29.6
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
18
121
139
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
3
29
32
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
22
22
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
-
13
13
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
21
185
206
15.3
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
-
74
74
Welding Technology/Welder
-
72
72
Upholstery/Upholsterer
-
-
-
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
-
-
-
Precision Production total
-
146
146
10.8
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
6
54
60
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
-
14
14
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
6
68
74
5.5
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
38
1
39
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
38
1
39
2.9
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
-
27
27
Personal and Culinary Services total
-
27
27
2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
7
4
11
Business/Commerce, General
7
4
11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
14
8
22
1.6
Physical Fitness Technician
-
14
14
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
-
14
14
1
Child Care and Support Services Management
8
-
8
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
8
-
8
0.6
Computer and Information Sciences, General
6
1
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
1
7
0.5
Fire Services Administration
-
-
-
Criminal Justice/Police Science
-
-
-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
-
-
-
-

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