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Table ARCHIVE_2005_H61. Percentage of public high school graduates concentrating in agriculture and natural resources who earned credits in each other occupational area and the average number of credits they earned in the other area: 2005
Occupational area Among 2-credit agriculture and natural resources concentrators1   Among 3-credit agriculture and natural resources concentrators2
Percent who
earned any
credit in the
occupational
area
Average credits earned
in the occupational
area, among those
who earned any
credits in the 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
           
Agriculture and natural resources concentrator and any credits in:
Any other occupational area 84.0 2.69   81.8 2.51
Business 41.3 1.24   38.0 1.21
Communications and design 22.8 0.99   19.9 0.93
Computer and information sciences 15.5 1.09   14.6 1.04
Construction and architecture 11.9 1.82   13.2 1.71
Consumer and culinary services 15.3 1.07   13.9 1.03
Engineering technologies 12.1 1.20   13.3 1.15
Health sciences 6.4 1.39   7.1 1.24
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 29.3 2.04   27.1 1.98
Marketing 7.1 1.24   5.4 1.24
Public services 4.8 1.17   3.8 1.00
1 2-credit occupational concentrators are defined as graduates who earned 2.0 or more credits in any one of the 11 occupational areas listed in this table.
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 this table.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that among public high school graduates who completed a 2-credit concentration in agriculture and natural resources, 84.0 percent earned credits in another occupational area, and 22.8 percent earned credits in communications and design. Also, among graduates who completed a 2-credit concentration in agriculture and natural resources and also earned communications and design credits, the average number of communications and design credits earned was 0.99. 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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