Graduates earn 282 degrees from Birmingham Southern College


About 19.9 percent of the 282 degrees and certificates handed out by Birmingham Southern College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services 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 Birmingham conferred 56 bachelor's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 42 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 42 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences and 29 bachelor's degrees in general psychology.

The college enrolled 1,283 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
Business Administration and Management, General
42
42
Accounting
14
14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
56
56
19.9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
42
42
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
42
42
14.9
Fine/Studio Arts, General
14
14
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
7
7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
4
Music, General
4
4
Musical Theatre
2
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
31
31
11
Psychology, General
29
29
Psychology total
29
29
10.3
Mathematics, General
19
19
Mathematics and Statistics total
19
19
6.7
Political Science and Government, General
8
8
Social Sciences, Other
5
5
Economics, General
3
3
Sociology
3
3
Social Sciences total
19
19
6.7
Chemistry, General
11
11
Physics, General
4
4
Physical Sciences total
15
15
5.3
English Language and Literature, General
11
11
English Language and Literature/Letters total
11
11
3.9
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
10
10
Music Teacher Education
-
-
Education total
10
10
3.5
History, General
9
9
History total
9
9
3.2
Communication and Media Studies, Other
8
8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
8
8
2.8
Pre-Engineering
7
7
Engineering total
7
7
2.5
Environmental Studies
7
7
Natural Resources and Conservation total
7
7
2.5
Asian Studies/Civilization
6
6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
6
6
2.1
Philosophy
3
3
Religion/Religious Studies
3
3
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
6
6
2.1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
4
4
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
4
4
1.4
Spanish Language and Literature
3
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
3
1.1

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