Graduates earn 476 degrees from Southern Wesleyan University


About 43.3 percent of the 476 degrees and certificates handed out by Southern Wesleyan University 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 Central conferred 145 bachelor's degrees and 61 master'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 145 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 46 associate's degrees in general studies and 35 master's degrees in human resources development.

The university enrolled 1,688 students for 2017-18, including 1,360 in undergraduate programs and 328 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
145
-
-
145
Human Resources Development
-
-
35
35
Operations Management and Supervision
-
-
26
26
Business/Commerce, General
-
-
-
-
Accounting
-
-
-
-
Information Resources Management
-
-
-
-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
-
-
-
-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
145
-
61
206
43.3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
30
30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
27
27
Elementary Education and Teaching
7
-
-
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
6
-
-
6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
6
-
-
6
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
4
-
-
4
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
2
-
-
2
Social Studies Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Music Teacher Education
1
-
-
1
Education, General
-
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
-
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
-
-
Biology Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
-
-
-
-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
-
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
27
-
57
84
17.6
General Studies
-
46
-
46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
-
46
-
46
9.7
Human Services, General
35
-
-
35
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
35
-
-
35
7.3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
20
-
-
20
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
20
-
-
20
4.2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
10
-
-
10
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
9
-
-
9
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
-
-
-
-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
19
-
-
19
4
Criminology
13
-
-
13
Social Sciences, General
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
14
-
-
14
2.9
Religion/Religious Studies
13
-
-
13
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
13
-
-
13
2.7
Computer and Information Sciences, General
6
-
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
-
-
6
1.3
History, General
5
-
-
5
History total
5
-
-
5
1.1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
4
-
-
4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
4
-
-
4
0.8
Human Development and Family Studies, General
4
-
-
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
4
-
-
4
0.8
Psychology, General
4
-
-
4
Psychology total
4
-
-
4
0.8
Music, General
4
-
-
4
Visual and Performing Arts total
4
-
-
4
0.8
English Language and Literature, General
2
-
-
2
English Language and Literature/Letters total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
2
-
-
2
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
-
-
-
-
Pre-Dentistry Studies
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Forensic Science and Technology
2
-
-
2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Mathematics, General
2
-
-
2
Mathematics and Statistics total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Environmental Studies
2
-
-
2
Natural Resources and Conservation total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Chemistry, General
2
-
-
2
Forensic Chemistry
-
-
-
-
Physical Sciences total
2
-
-
2
0.4
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
-
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
-
Religious/Sacred Music
-
-
-
-
Theology and Religious Vocations total
-
-
-
-
-

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