Graduates earn 707 degrees, certificates from Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College


About 34.5 percent of the 707 degrees and certificates handed out by Orangeburg Calhoun Technical 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 Orangeburg conferred 218 certificates and 26 associate's degrees in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs.

But the single most popular program was for a certificate in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies. Data shows the school gave out 218 certificates in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, followed by 49 certificates in truck and bus driver/commercial vehicle operator and instructor and 45 certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

The college enrolled 2,479 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
26
218
244
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
26
218
244
34.5
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
-
45
45
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
38
-
38
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
-
20
20
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
-
18
18
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
14
-
14
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
9
-
9
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician
-
7
7
Mammography Technician/Technology
-
5
5
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
4
-
4
Radiation Protection/Health Physics Technician
-
3
3
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
-
1
1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
-
-
-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
65
99
164
23.2
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
37
37
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
24
-
24
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
-
5
5
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
-
3
3
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
-
-
-
Hazardous Materials Information Systems Technology/Technician
-
-
-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields total
24
45
69
9.8
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
-
49
49
Transportation and Materials Moving total
-
49
49
6.9
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
21
14
35
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
-
4
4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
-
3
3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
21
21
42
5.9
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
30
-
30
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
30
-
30
4.2
Welding Technology/Welder
-
25
25
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
3
-
3
Precision Production total
3
25
28
4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
12
6
18
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
12
6
18
2.5
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
7
-
7
Business/Commerce, General
6
-
6
Accounting
-
3
3
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
-
1
1
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
-
-
-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
13
4
17
2.4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
7
-
7
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
-
4
4
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
-
3
3
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
2
-
2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
9
7
16
2.3
Child Care and Support Services Management
9
-
9
Child Care Provider/Assistant
-
3
3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
9
3
12
1.7
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
10
-
10
Legal Professions and Studies total
10
-
10
1.4
Electrician
-
8
8
Construction Trades total
-
8
8
1.1
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
-
-
-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences total
-
-
-
-

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