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Table SH92. Standard errors for table H92: Average number of credits and percentage of total credits earned by public high school graduates in each curricular area: 1990, 2000, and 2005
  Average credits earned     Percent of total credits earned
Curricular area 1990   2000   2005     1990   2000   2005
                         
All curricular areas 0.13   0.20   0.10        
                         
Academic, total 0.11   0.14   0.07     0.40   0.33   0.18
Core academics, total 0.08   0.09   0.05     0.30   0.28   0.15
English 0.03   0.03   0.02     0.14   0.12   0.08
Mathematics 0.03   0.03   0.02     0.13   0.09   0.05
Science 0.03   0.04   0.02     0.10   0.13   0.07
Social studies 0.04   0.03   0.02     0.17   0.13   0.08
Fine arts 0.04   0.05   0.03     0.18   0.18   0.11
Foreign languages 0.04   0.04   0.02     0.16   0.15   0.09
                         
Enrichment/other 0.07   0.07   0.04     0.28   0.24   0.14
                         
Career/technical education (CTE), total 0.08   0.12   0.06     0.32   0.37   0.18
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.05   0.04   0.03     0.21   0.17   0.10
Family and consumer sciences education 0.02   0.02   0.01     0.11   0.08   0.04
General labor market preparation, total 0.04   0.04   0.03     0.15   0.15   0.09
Basic keyboarding/typewriting 0.01   0.02   0.01     0.06   0.06   0.03
Career preparation 0.02   0.03   0.02     0.09   0.12   0.08
Industrial arts 0.02   0.01       0.08   0.04   0.02
Introduction to technology   0.01   0.01       0.04   0.03
Other general labor market preparation             0.02
                         
Occupational education, total 0.06   0.10   0.04     0.23   0.32   0.14
Agriculture and natural resources 0.02   0.03   0.01     0.10   0.10   0.05
Business 0.03   0.04   0.02     0.14   0.12   0.06
Business finance 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.05   0.05   0.02
Business management 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.04   0.05   0.03
Business support 0.02   0.02   0.01     0.10   0.08   0.04
Communications and design 0.01   0.02   0.01     0.04   0.06   0.04
Computer and information sciences 0.01   0.02   0.01     0.05   0.07   0.04
Construction and architecture 0.01   0.02   0.01     0.04   0.06   0.03
Architecture         0.02   0.02   0.01
Construction 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.04   0.05   0.02
Consumer and culinary services 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.05   0.05   0.04
Consumer services 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.05   0.04   0.02
Culinary arts   0.01   0.01     0.03   0.03   0.02
Engineering technologies 0.01   0.02   0.01     0.04   0.07   0.03
Health sciences   0.02   0.01     0.02   0.06   0.03
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.02   0.03   0.02     0.11   0.11   0.06
Manufacturing 0.02   0.02   0.01     0.09   0.07   0.04
Repair and transportation 0.02   0.02   0.01     0.07   0.05   0.04
Mechanics and repair 0.02   0.01   0.01     0.07   0.05   0.04
Transportation         0.01    
Marketing 0.01   0.01   0.01     0.05   0.05   0.03
Public services   0.01   0.01     0.02   0.04   0.03
Education and library science   0.01       0.02   0.03   0.02
Education           0.03   0.02
Library science         0.02    
Protective/legal services and public administration           0.03   0.02
Protective services           0.02   0.02
Public administration and legal services            
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 1990, 2000, and 2005.


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