Graduates earn 233 degrees from Covenant College


About 14.6 percent of the 233 degrees and certificates handed out by Covenant College in 2017-18 were to students in education 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 Mountain conferred 17 bachelor's degrees and 17 master's degrees in education programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general biology/biological sciences. Data shows the school gave out 18 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences, followed by 17 bachelor's degrees in elementary education and teaching and 15 bachelor's degrees in general history.

The college enrolled 1,068 students for 2017-18, including 1,030 in undergraduate programs and 38 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Elementary Education and Teaching
17
-
17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
5
5
Curriculum and Instruction
-
4
4
History Teacher Education
-
3
3
Biology Teacher Education
-
2
2
Spanish Language Teacher Education
-
1
1
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
-
1
1
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
-
1
1
Art Teacher Education
-
-
-
Mathematics Teacher Education
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
French Language Teacher Education
-
-
-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
-
-
-
Education total
17
17
34
14.6
Development Economics and International Development
13
-
13
Sociology
10
-
10
Economics, General
10
-
10
Social Sciences total
33
-
33
14.2
Writing, General
11
-
11
English Language and Literature, General
11
-
11
English Language and Literature/Letters total
22
-
22
9.4
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
13
-
13
International/Global Studies
7
-
7
Biological and Physical Sciences
1
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
21
-
21
9
Art/Art Studies, General
10
-
10
Music, General
6
-
6
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
5
-
5
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
21
-
21
9
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
18
-
18
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
18
-
18
7.7
Business/Commerce, General
10
-
10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
5
-
5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
15
-
15
6.4
History, General
15
-
15
History total
15
-
15
6.4
Psychology, General
15
-
15
Psychology total
15
-
15
6.4
Computer and Information Sciences, General
9
-
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
9
-
9
3.9
Philosophy
7
-
7
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
2
-
2
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
9
-
9
3.9
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
6
-
6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
6
-
6
2.6
Bible/Biblical Studies
6
-
6
Theology and Religious Vocations total
6
-
6
2.6
Physical Sciences
3
-
3
Chemistry, General
1
-
1
Physics, General
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
5
-
5
2.1
French Language and Literature
2
-
2
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
1
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
-
3
1.3
Mathematics, General
1
-
1
Mathematics and Statistics total
1
-
1
0.4

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