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Table ARCHIVE_2005_H63. Percentage of public high school graduates concentrating in communications and design 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 communications and design concentrators1   Among 3-credit communications and design 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
           
Communications and design concentrator and any credits in:
Any other occupational area 74.0 2.26   72.0 2.01
Agriculture and natural resources 8.4 1.53   7.9 1.05
Business 35.6 1.24   34.1 1.18
Computer and information sciences 18.8 1.21   17.1 1.26
Construction and architecture 3.8 1.28   4.4
Consumer and culinary services 16.3 1.27   13.8 1.13
Engineering technologies 11.3 1.22   12.0 1.10
Health sciences 6.3 1.39   3.6
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 17.3 1.24   16.0 1.25
Marketing 8.6 1.19   6.0 1.45
Public services 8.2 0.91   7.6 0.91
Reporting standards not met. (Too few cases for a reliable estimate.)
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 communications and design, 74.0 percent earned credits in another occupational area, and 18.8 percent earned credits in computer and information sciences. Also, among graduates who completed a 2-credit concentration in communications and design and also earned computer and information sciences credits, the average number of computer and information sciences credits earned was 1.21. 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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