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Table H24. Percentage distribution of career/technical education (CTE) credits, occupational credits, and general labor market preparation (GLMP) credits earned by public high school graduates, by CTE area: 2005
CTE area Percent of CTE credits earned Percent of occupational credits earned Percent of GLMP credits earned
CTE total 100
       
Non-occupational CTE, total 38.4
Family and consumer sciences education 11.3
General labor market preparation, total 27.1 100.0
Basic keyboarding/typewriting 5.9 24.8
Career preparation 17.7 63.0
Industrial arts 0.9 3.4
Introduction to technology 2.2 7.8
Other general labor market preparation 0.4 0.9
       
Occupational education, total 61.6 100.0
Agriculture and natural resources 4.0 6.3
Business 13.4 22.6
Business finance 2.7 4.6
Business management 4.2 7.4
Business support 6.5 10.6
Communications and design 10.0 16.3
Computer and information sciences 6.4 10.4
Construction and architecture 2.0 3.0
Architecture 0.5 0.7
Construction 1.5 2.3
Consumer and culinary services 6.0 10.5
Consumer services 3.6 6.3
Culinary arts 2.4 4.2
Engineering technologies 3.4 5.3
Health sciences 3.4 5.3
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 7.8 12.4
Manufacturing 4.7 7.8
Repair and tranportation 3.1 4.5
Mechanics and repair 2.9 4.3
Transportation 0.2 0.3
Marketing 3.0 4.6
Public services 2.1 3.3
Education and library science 1.0 1.6
Education 0.7 1.1
Library science 0.3 0.5
Protective/legal services and public administration 1.1 1.7
Protective services 1.0 1.6
Public administration and legal services 0.1 0.1
Not applicable.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that 61.6 percent of all CTE credits earned by public high school graduates from the class of 2005 were earned in occupational education. Also, 6.3 percent of occupational education credits earned were earned in agriculture and natural resources. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
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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