|Table H32. Percentage of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators, by number of occupational areas in which they earned credits: 2005|
|Number of occupational areas in which graduate earned credits||2-credit occupational concentrators1||3-credit occupational concentrators2|
|1 occupational area||30.1||16.3|
|2 occupational areas||46.3||26.3|
|3 occupational areas||57.2||32.0|
|4 occupational areas||58.2||28.5|
|5 or more occupational areas||61.2||29.4|
1 2-credit occupational concentrators are defined as graduates who earned 2.0 or more credits in any one of the following 11 occupational areas: agriculture; architecture and construction; business; communications and design; computer and information sciences; consumer and culinary services; engineering technologies; health sciences; manufacturing, repair, and transportation; marketing; and public services. |
2 3-credit occupational concentrators are defined as graduates who earned 3.0 or more credits in any one of the 11 occupational areas listed in footnote 1.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that among all public high school graduates who earned credits in only 2 occupational areas, 46.3 percent completed a 2-credit occupational concentration.
SOURCE: U .S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2005.