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Table ARCHIVE_2005_H64. Percentage of public high school graduates concentrating 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 Among 2-credit computer and information sciences concentrators1   Among 3-credit computer and information sciences 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
           
Computer and information sciences concentrator and any credits in:
Any other occupational area 81.4 2.43   78.5 2.30
Agriculture and natural resources 9.9 1.70   9.1
Business 38.0 1.37   35.7 1.28
Communications and design 32.9 1.17   27.0 1.06
Construction and architecture 7.2 0.98   7.2
Consumer and culinary services 8.2 1.24   8.1
Engineering technologies 20.1 1.33   19.9 1.29
Health sciences 5.3 1.22   5.1
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 19.8 1.46   16.9 1.71
Marketing 6.4 1.13   5.4
Public services 4.4 0.84   3.8
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 computer and information sciences, 81.4 percent earned credits in another occupational area, and 5.3 percent earned credits in health sciences. Also, among graduates who completed a 2-credit concentration in computer and information sciences and also earned health sciences credits, the average number of health sciences credits earned was 1.22. 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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