Graduates earn 262 degrees from Beloit College


About 25.9 percent of the 262 degrees and certificates handed out by Beloit College in 2017-18 were to students in social sciences 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 Beloit conferred 68 bachelor's degrees in social sciences programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general psychology. Data shows the school gave out 30 bachelor's degrees in general psychology, followed by 20 bachelor's degrees in anthropology and 19 bachelor's degrees in business/managerial economics.

The college enrolled 1,402 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
Anthropology
20
20
Sociology
13
13
Political Science and Government, General
12
12
International Relations and Affairs
12
12
Economics, General
10
10
Economics, Other
1
1
Political Economy
-
-
Social Sciences total
68
68
25.9
Chemistry, Other
14
14
Physics, General
12
12
Chemistry, General
3
3
Geology/Earth Science, General
3
3
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
-
-
Environmental Chemistry
-
-
Physical Sciences total
32
32
12.2
Psychology, General
30
30
Psychology total
30
30
11.4
Business/Managerial Economics
19
19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
19
19
7.2
Creative Writing
13
13
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
6
6
English Language and Literature/Letters total
19
19
7.2
Comparative Literature
3
3
Japanese Language and Literature
3
3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
2
German Language and Literature
2
2
Spanish Language and Literature
2
2
Russian Language and Literature
1
1
Chinese Language and Literature
1
1
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
-
-
French Language and Literature
-
-
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
14
14
5.3
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
7
7
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
4
4
Biochemistry
-
-
Molecular Biology
-
-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
-
-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
11
11
4.2
Science, Technology and Society
9
9
Cognitive Science
2
2
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
11
11
4.2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
3
3
Music, General
1
1
Dance, General
1
1
Fine/Studio Arts, General
1
1
Visual and Performing Arts, General
-
-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
-
-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
-
-
Directing and Theatrical Production
-
-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
-
-
Acting
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
11
11
4.2
History, General
10
10
History total
10
10
3.8
Computer Science
9
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
9
3.4
Education, General
9
9
Art Teacher Education
-
-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
-
-
Education total
9
9
3.4
Environmental Studies
8
8
Natural Resources and Conservation total
8
8
3
Philosophy
4
4
Religion/Religious Studies
1
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
5
5
1.9
Mathematics, General
4
4
Mathematical Biology
-
-
Mathematics and Statistics total
4
4
1.5
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
2
2
Women's Studies
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
2
2
0.8
Engineering, General
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-

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