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Table H105. Among 2004 public high school graduates who were enrolled in postsecondary education in 2006, percentage distribution of graduates by postsecondary field of study, overall and among graduates who earned different numbers of occupational credits in high school: 2006
  0.00–1.99 credits   2.00–3.99 credits   4.00 or more credits
Postsecondary field of study Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI   Pct. 95% CI
Total 100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]   100.0 [†]
CTE-related fields1 48.4 [45.8–50.9]   56.1 [52.9–59.2]   60.7 [57.2–64.3]
Agriculture, natural resources, and conservation 0.5 [0.2–0.8]   0.8 [0.3–1.4]   2.0 [0.9–3.1]
Business support, management, and finance 9.1 [7.7–10.5]   11.6 [9.7–13.5]   14.9 [12.2–17.6]
Communication, media studies, journalism, design                
and applied arts, and commercial and                
advertising arts 5.4 [4.3–6.5]   5.4 [4.1–6.7]   3.4 [2.2–4.7]
Computer, information sciences, and support                
technology 1.3 [0.8–1.8]   3.0 [2.1–3.9]   3.3 [1.9–4.7]
Construction and architecture 0.8 [0.4–1.1]   1.5 [0.8–2.3]   2.7 [1.4–3.9]
Education, legal studies, public administration,                
social services, and security and protective                
services 11.4 [9.8–13.0]   12.0 [10.2–13.8]   11.7 [9.6–13.8]
Engineering and related technologies 4.4 [3.5–5.3]   4.5 [3.3–5.7]   4.6 [3.1–6.0]
Health professions and clinical sciences 10.3 [8.8–11.8]   10.9 [9.0–12.8]   10.6 [7.9–13.3]
Marketing and real estate 2.2 [1.4–3.0]   1.9 [1.2–2.6]   1.9 [1.0–2.8]
Mechanical and repair technologies, transportation,                
and materials moving 0.7 [0.3–1.1]   1.3 [0.6–2.0]   3.6 [2.2–5.0]
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies,                
personal and culinary services, family,                
consumer, and human sciences 2.4 [1.7–3.1]   3.2 [2.2–4.1]   2.1 [1.2–3.0]
Precision production # [†]   # [†]   # [†]
All other fields 29.3 [27.1–31.5]   17.9 [15.6–20.3]   15.0 [12.5–17.5]
Undeclared or not in a degree program 22.3 [20.4–24.2]   26.0 [23.2–28.8]   24.2 [21.2–27.3]
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
1 CTE stands for career and technical education. CTE-related fields are based on the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP).
NOTE: See the Technical Notes for the definition of 95% CI (confidence interval). Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), “Second Follow-up, 2006” and High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2004.

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