Graduates earn 1,158 degrees from Eastern Connecticut State University

About 17.5 percent of the 1,158 degrees and certificates handed out by the Eastern Connecticut State University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs


About 17.5 percent of the 1,158 degrees and certificates handed out by the Eastern Connecticut State University in 2016-17 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 public institution in Willimantic conferred 186 bachelor's degrees and 17 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 Studies. Data shows the school gave out 111 bachelor's degrees in General Studies, followed by 104 bachelor's degrees in Business/Commerce, General and 98 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, General.

The university enrolled 5,362 students for 2016-17, including 5,171 in undergraduate programs and 191 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business/Commerce, General
104
-
-
104
Accounting
62
-
7
69
Finance, General
12
-
-
12
Organizational Behavior Studies
-
-
10
10
Labor Studies
8
-
-
8
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
186
-
17
203
17.5
General Studies
111
7
-
118
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
4
-
-
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
115
7
-
122
10.5
Elementary Education and Teaching
15
-
11
26
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
24
-
-
24
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
16
-
6
22
Secondary Education and Teaching
-
-
20
20
Educational/Instructional Technology
-
-
8
8
Reading Teacher Education
-
-
3
3
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
55
-
48
103
8.9
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
95
-
-
95
Communication, General
5
-
-
5
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
100
-
-
100
8.6
Psychology, General
98
-
-
98
Psychology total
98
-
-
98
8.5
Sociology
70
-
-
70
Political Science and Government, General
14
-
-
14
Economics, General
13
-
-
13
Criminology
1
-
-
1
Social Sciences total
98
-
-
98
8.5
Information Science/Studies
37
-
-
37
Computer and Information Sciences, General
36
-
-
36
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
73
-
-
73
6.3
English Language and Literature, General
55
-
-
55
English Language and Literature/Letters total
55
-
-
55
4.8
History, General
26
-
-
26
History, Other
21
-
-
21
History total
47
-
-
47
4.1
Social Work
44
-
-
44
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
44
-
-
44
3.8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
33
-
-
33
Biochemistry
10
-
-
10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
43
-
-
43
3.7
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
43
-
-
43
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
43
-
-
43
3.7
Fine/Studio Arts, General
28
-
-
28
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
11
-
-
11
Music, General
2
-
-
2
Visual and Performing Arts total
41
-
-
41
3.5
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
37
-
-
37
Health Professions and Related Programs total
37
-
-
37
3.2
Mathematics, General
23
-
-
23
Mathematics and Statistics total
23
-
-
23
2
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
22
-
-
22
Physical Sciences total
22
-
-
22
1.9
Spanish Language and Literature
4
-
-
4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
4
-
-
4
0.3
Women's Studies
1
-
-
1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.1
Philosophy
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.1

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