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Table SH72. Standard errors for the average number of credits earned during high school by public high school graduates, by race/ethnicity, sex, and curricular area: 2005
Curricular area All graduates   Race/ethnicity   Sex
White   Black   Hispanic   Asian/Pacific Islander   American Indian/Other Male Female
                             
All curricular areas 0.100   0.125   0.149   0.142   0.188   0.353   0.104 0.103
                             
Academic, total 0.072   0.086   0.138   0.127   0.143   0.220   0.081 0.078
Core academics, total 0.049   0.061   0.098   0.091   0.122   0.170   0.059 0.048
English 0.022   0.029   0.028   0.039   0.059   0.072   0.025 0.021
Mathematics 0.016   0.021   0.033   0.033   0.040   0.093   0.020 0.016
Science 0.025   0.030   0.044   0.039   0.041   0.082   0.028 0.025
Social studies 0.020   0.021   0.036   0.035   0.057   0.054   0.023 0.020
Fine arts 0.035   0.043   0.057   0.055   0.075   0.137   0.035 0.045
Foreign languages 0.024   0.027   0.041   0.035   0.068   0.083   0.026 0.025
                             
Enrichment/other 0.040   0.049   0.076   0.059   0.085   0.212   0.043 0.044
                             
Career/technical education (CTE), total 0.059   0.075   0.112   0.097   0.146   0.199   0.059 0.068
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.030   0.036   0.069   0.046   0.052   0.122   0.032 0.033
Family and consumer sciences education 0.013   0.016   0.025   0.020   0.022   0.049   0.013 0.014
General labor market preparation, total 0.026   0.030   0.052   0.041   0.048   0.120   0.029 0.027
                             
Occupational education, total 0.044   0.058   0.072   0.086   0.118   0.150   0.050 0.048
Agriculture and natural resources 0.013   0.017   0.018   0.017   0.018   0.084   0.020 0.011
Business 0.016   0.018   0.036   0.029   0.038   0.068   0.018 0.018
Business finance 0.006   0.006   0.014   0.008   0.014   0.025   0.006 0.008
Business management 0.008   0.009   0.021   0.010   0.025   0.043   0.010 0.009
Business support 0.012   0.013   0.024   0.028   0.015   0.032   0.012 0.013
Communications and design 0.012   0.015   0.019   0.016   0.040   0.042   0.014 0.014
Computer and information sciences 0.011   0.013   0.021   0.015   0.031   0.057   0.014 0.010
Construction and architecture 0.007   0.010   0.012   0.014   0.010   0.023   0.014 0.003
Architecture 0.002   0.003   0.003   0.003   0.005   0.003   0.004 0.001
Construction 0.007   0.009   0.013   0.013   0.009   0.023   0.013 0.003
Consumer and culinary services 0.010   0.012   0.026   0.022   0.019   0.039   0.008 0.015
Consumer services 0.007   0.008   0.017   0.015   0.016   0.033   0.003 0.012
Culinary arts 0.007   0.008   0.016   0.012   0.010   0.018   0.006 0.008
Engineering technologies 0.008   0.010   0.015   0.019   0.021   0.011   0.014 0.005
Health sciences 0.010   0.011   0.022   0.019   0.018   0.021   0.007 0.015
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.016   0.021   0.028   0.029   0.032   0.068   0.028 0.009
Manufacturing 0.011   0.015   0.013   0.023   0.024   0.038   0.019 0.008
Repair and transportation 0.011   0.014   0.024   0.020   0.018   0.043   0.019 0.004
Repair 0.010   0.014   0.023   0.020   0.018   0.043   0.018 0.004
Transportation 0.002   0.003   0.003   0.003   0.003   0.005   0.005
Marketing 0.009   0.011   0.013   0.014   0.023   0.028   0.010 0.010
Public services 0.009   0.008   0.024   0.022   0.015   0.022   0.008 0.012
Education and library science 0.006   0.006   0.017   0.006   0.009   0.013   0.004 0.008
Education 0.005   0.005   0.015   0.005   0.009   0.009   0.004 0.007
Library science 0.002   0.002   0.006   0.002   0.003   0.010   0.002 0.003
Protective/legal services and                            
public administration 0.007   0.005   0.017   0.020   0.012   0.018   0.006 0.008
Protective services 0.007   0.005   0.016   0.020   0.012   0.020   0.007 0.008
Public administration and                            
legal services 0.001   0.002   0.001   0.001   0.006   0.005   0.003
† Not applicable.
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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