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Table ARCHIVE_2005_H69. Percentage of public high school graduates concentrating in manufacturing, repair, and transportation 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 manufacturing, repair, and transportation concentrators1   Among 3-credit manufacturing, repair, and transportation 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
           
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation concentrator and any credits in:
Any other occupational area 82.2 2.53   81.1 2.41
Agriculture and natural resources 21.9 1.90   22.0 1.82
Business 34.2 1.15   34.8 1.13
Communications and design 23.7 1.01   21.4 0.96
Computer and information sciences 16.9 1.13   16.5 1.09
Construction and architecture 17.6 1.70   17.5 1.71
Consumer and culinary services 12.5 1.00   10.6 1.00
Engineering technologies 24.0 1.13   24.4 1.05
Health sciences 3.4 0.97   3.3 0.87
Marketing 5.9 1.19   5.1 1.14
Public services 4.0 1.05   3.5 0.84
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 manufacturing, repair, and transportation, 82.2 percent earned credits in another other occupational area, and 12.5 percent earned credits in consumer and culinary services. Also, among graduates who completed a 2-credit concentration in manufacturing, repair, and transportation and also earned consumer and culinary services credits, the average number of consumer and culinary services credits earned was 1.00. 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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