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Table H53. Percentage of public high school graduates earning any credits in computer and information sciences who earned credits in each other occupational area and the average number of credits they earned in the other area: 2005
Occupational area Percent who earned any credits in the occupational area Average credits earned in the occupational area, among those who earned any credits in the area
Computer and information sciences and any credits in:    
Any other occupational area 82.7 2.17
Agriculture and natural resources 10.7 1.82
Business 38.2 1.31
Communications and design 33.0 1.12
Construction and architecture 7.1 1.30
Consumer and culinary services 16.5 1.06
Engineering technologies 14.9 1.27
Health sciences 7.6 1.45
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 22.1 1.62
Marketing 7.9 1.25
Public services 7.3 1.14
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that among public high school graduates from the class of 2005 who earned any credits in computer and information sciences, 10.7 percent also earned credits in agriculture and natural resources. Also, among graduates who earned any credits in computer and information sciences, the average number of credits earned in agriculture and natural resources was 1.82. The total weighted count of public high school graduates in 2005 was 2.4 million.
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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