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2017-18 Majors for PCC students after transfer to 4-year institutions

Note: 5,273 PCC Students exclusively transferred in Fall 2018 to 4 year institutions; 4,909 majors were found for these students majors in the National Student Clearinghouse database.

Majors After Transfer to College or University Total Headcount % of Total
Registered Nursing Nursing Administration Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 334 6.80
Liberal Arts and Sciences General Studies and Humanities 279 5.68
Biology General 258 5.26
Business Administration Management and Operations 248 5.05
Psychology General 247 5.03
Computer Science 211 4.30
Accounting and Related Services 195 3.97
Public Health 181 3.69
Mechanical Engineering 132 2.69
Marketing 122 2.49
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 93 1.89
Finance and Financial Management Services 92 1.87
Social Work 86 1.75
Education General 69 1.41
Design and Applied Arts 66 1.34
English Language and Literature General 66 1.34
Social Sciences General 66 1.34
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 64 1.30
Civil Engineering 61 1.24
Criminal Justice and Corrections 61 1.24
Mathematics 60 1.22
Political Science and Government General 60 1.22
Biological and Physical Sciences 59 1.20
Fine and Studio Arts 58 1.18
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 58 1.18
Human Development Family Studies and Related Services 53 1.08
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General 47 0.96
Business/Commerce General 46 0.94
Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Levels and Methods 46 0.94
Allied Health Diagnostic Intervention and Treatment Professions 45 0.92
History 45 0.92
Economics 43 0.88
Biochemistry Biophysics and Molecular Biology 41 0.84
Sociology 38 0.77
Environmental Science 36 0.73
Business Management Marketing and Related Support Services Other 34 0.69
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 34 0.69
Health and Medical Administrative Services 34 0.69
Computer and Information Sciences General 32 0.65
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 32 0.65
Architecture 30 0.61
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 29 0.59
Chemistry 28 0.57
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 28 0.57
Anthropology 27 0.55
Pharmacy 27 0.55
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians 25 0.51
Computer Engineering 25 0.51
Environmental Studies 25 0.51
Community Organization and Advocacy 24 0.49
Music 24 0.49
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 23 0.47
Health and Wellness General 23 0.47
International Relations and National Security Studies 23 0.47
Physics 22 0.45
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 21 0.43
Romance Languages Literatures and Linguistics 20 0.41
Chemical Engineering 19 0.39
East Asian Languages Literatures and Linguistics 19 0.39
Journalism 19 0.39
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Other 19 0.39
Philosophy 19 0.39
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 18 0.37
Linguistic Comparative and Related Language Studies and Services 18 0.37
International/Global Studies 17 0.35
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 17 0.35
Geography and Cartography 14 0.29
Special Education and Teaching General 14 0.29
Advertising 13 0.26
Engineering Other 13 0.26
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 13 0.26
Physiology Pathology and Related Sciences 13 0.26
Air Transportation 12 0.24
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 12 0.24
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 12 0.24
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions Other 11 0.22
Foods Nutrition and Related Services 10 0.20
Urban Studies/Affairs 10 0.20
Construction Engineering 9 0.18
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 9 0.18
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 9 0.18
Public Relations/Image Management 9 0.18
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 8 0.16
Clinical Counseling and Applied Psychology 8 0.16
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 8 0.16
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 8 0.16
Natural Resources Management and Policy 8 0.16
Horticultural Science 7 0.14
Management Information Systems and Services 7 0.14
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 7 0.14
Nuclear Engineering 7 0.14
Public Administration 7 0.14
Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas 7 0.14
American Sign Language 6 0.12
Education Other 6 0.12
Food Science 6 0.12
Industrial Engineering 6 0.12
Statistics 6 0.12
Visual and Performing Arts General 6 0.12
Engineering General 5 0.10
Ethnic Cultural Minority Gender and Group Studies Other 5 0.10
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 5 0.10
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 5 0.10
Nursing 5 0.10
Slavic Baltic and Albanian Languages Literatures and Linguistics 5 0.10
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 5 0.10
Agricultural Engineering 4 0.08
Animal Sciences General 4 0.08
Applied Mathematics 4 0.08
Biomathematics Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 4 0.08
City/Urban Community and Regional Planning 4 0.08
Communication Journalism and Related Programs Other 4 0.08
Ecology Evolution Systematics and Population Biology 4 0.08
Law 4 0.08
Women’s Studies 4 0.08
Biotechnology 3 0.06
Botany/Plant Biology 3 0.06
Computer Software and Media Applications 3 0.06
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 3 0.06
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations 3 0.06
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 3 0.06
Optometry 3 0.06
Organizational Communication General 3 0.06
Public Policy Analysis 3 0.06
Research and Experimental Psychology 3 0.06
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 2 0.04
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems 2 0.04
Asian Studies/Civilization 2 0.04
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 2 0.04
Educational Administration and Supervision 2 0.04
Engineering-Related Fields 2 0.04
Equestrian/Equine Studies 2 0.04
Fire Protection 2 0.04
Forest Engineering 2 0.04
Germanic Languages Literatures and Linguistics 2 0.04
Manufacturing Engineering 2 0.04
Mass Communication/Media Studies 2 0.04
Materials Engineering 2 0.04
Medicine 2 0.04
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 2 0.04
Parks Recreation and Leisure Studies 2 0.04
Psychology Other 2 0.04
Religion/Religious Studies 2 0.04
Social Sciences Other 2 0.04
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 2 0.04
Aerospace Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 1 0.02
Agricultural Business and Management General 1 0.02
Agricultural Economics 1 0.02
Agricultural Production Operations General 1 0.02
Agriculture Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences Other 1 0.02
Alternative and Complementary Medical Support Services 1 0.02
American Indian/Native American Studies 1 0.02
Apparel and Textiles 1 0.02
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology 1 0.02
Business/Managerial Economics 1 0.02
Cognitive Science 1 0.02
Computer Programming 1 0.02
Construction Management 1 0.02
Dentistry 1 0.02
East Asian Studies 1 0.02
Educational/Instructional Media Design 1 0.02
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services 1 0.02
Geological/Geophysical Engineering 1 0.02
Graphic Communications 1 0.02
Homeland Security 1 0.02
Information Science/Studies 1 0.02
Information Technology Project Management 1 0.02
Landscape Architecture 1 0.02
Legal Support Services 1 0.02
Medical Illustration and Informatics 1 0.02
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages Literatures and Linguistics 1 0.02
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy 1 0.02
Natural Sciences 1 0.02
Nutrition Sciences 1 0.02
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy 1 0.02
Political Science and Government Other 1 0.02
Public Relations Advertising and Applied Communication Other 1 0.02
Publishing 1 0.02
Real Estate Development 1 0.02
Religious Education 1 0.02
Science Technologies/Technicians Other 1 0.02
Specialized Sales Merchandising and Marketing Operations 1 0.02
Sustainability Studies 1 0.02
Systems Engineering 1 0.02
Taxation 1 0.02
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 1 0.02
Veterinary Medicine 1 0.02
Visual and Performing Arts Other 1 0.02
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1 0.02
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology 1 0.02
Zoology/Animal Biology 1 0.02
Total 4,909 100%