Graduates earn 484 degrees from Western State Colorado University


About 17.6 percent of the 484 degrees and certificates handed out by the Western State Colorado 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 Gunnison conferred 85 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 Business Administration and Management, General. Data shows the school gave out 73 bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Management, General, followed by 45 bachelor's degrees in Kinesiology and Exercise Science and 42 bachelor's degrees in Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

The university enrolled 2,908 students for 2016-17, including 2,498 in undergraduate programs and 410 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
73
-
73
Accounting
12
-
12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
85
-
85
17.6
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
45
-
45
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
19
-
19
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
64
-
64
13.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
42
-
42
Exercise Physiology
-
6
6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
42
6
48
9.9
Environmental Studies
17
30
47
Natural Resources and Conservation total
17
30
47
9.7
Education, General
-
42
42
Elementary Education and Teaching
4
-
4
Education total
4
42
46
9.5
Psychology, General
38
-
38
Psychology total
38
-
38
7.8
Sociology
18
-
18
Political Science and Government, General
8
-
8
Economics, General
4
-
4
Anthropology
3
-
3
Social Sciences total
33
-
33
6.8
Fine/Studio Arts, General
23
-
23
Music, General
8
-
8
Visual and Performing Arts total
31
-
31
6.4
Geology/Earth Science, General
17
-
17
Chemistry, General
6
-
6
Physical Sciences total
23
-
23
4.8
Creative Writing
-
12
12
English Language and Literature, General
8
-
8
English Language and Literature/Letters total
8
12
20
4.1
Mathematics, General
16
-
16
Mathematics and Statistics total
16
-
16
3.3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
14
-
14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
14
-
14
2.9
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
7
-
7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
7
-
7
1.4
History, General
6
-
6
History total
6
-
6
1.2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
5
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
5
-
5
1
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
-
1
0.2

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