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Table SH22. Standard errors for the average number of credits and percentage of total credits earned during high school in each curricular area by public high school graduates: 2005
Curricular area Average credits earned Percent of all total earned
All curricular areas 0.100
     
Academic, total 0.072 0.18
Core academics, total 0.049 0.15
English 0.022 0.08
Mathematics 0.016 0.05
Science 0.020 0.07
Social studies 0.025 0.08
Fine arts 0.035 0.11
Foreign languages 0.024 0.09
     
Enrichment/other 0.040 0.14
     
Career/technical education (CTE), total 0.059 0.18
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.030 0.10
Family and consumer sciences education 0.013 0.05
General labor market preparation, total 0.026 0.09
Basic keyboarding/typewriting 0.009 0.03
Career preparation 0.022 0.08
Industrial arts 0.006 0.02
Introduction to technology 0.007 0.03
Other general labor market preparation 0.006 0.02
     
Occupational education, total 0.044 0.14
Agriculture and natural resources 0.013 0.05
Business 0.016 0.06
Business finance 0.006 0.02
Business management 0.008 0.03
Business support 0.012 0.04
Communications and design 0.012 0.04
Computer and information sciences 0.011 0.04
Construction and architecture 0.007 0.03
Architecture 0.002 0.01
Construction 0.007 0.03
Consumer and culinary services 0.010 0.04
Consumer services 0.007 0.03
Culinary arts 0.007 0.02
Engineering technologies 0.008 0.03
Health sciences 0.010 0.03
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.016 0.06
Manufacturing 0.011 0.04
Repair and transportation 0.011 0.04
Mechanics and repair 0.010 0.04
Transportation 0.002
     
Marketing 0.009 0.03
Public services 0.009 0.03
Education and library science 0.006 0.02
Education 0.005 0.02
Library science 0.006 0.01
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.007 0.02
Protective services 0.007 0.02
Public administration and legal services
Not applicable.
SOURCE: U .S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2005.


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