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Table SH128. Standard errors for table H128: Average number of credits and percentage of total credits that public high school graduates earned during high school, by curricular area: 2009
Curricular area Average number of credits earned Percent of total credits earned
All curricular areas, total 0.101
     
Academic, total 0.075 0.32
Core academics, total 0.047 0.21
English 0.015 0.08
Mathematics 0.016 0.05
Science 0.021 0.08
Social studies 0.026 0.10
Fine arts 0.036 0.12
Foreign languages 0.023 0.10
     
Enrichment/other 0.052 0.17
   
Career/technical education (CTE), total 0.074 0.23
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.029 0.10
Family and consumer sciences education 0.012 0.04
General labor market preparation, total 0.024 0.08
Basic keyboarding/typewriting 0.008 0.03
Career preparation 0.019 0.07
Industrial arts 0.005 0.02
Introduction to technology 0.005 0.02
Other general labor market preparation 0.004 0.01
     
Occupational education, total 0.059 0.19
Agriculture and natural resources 0.013 0.05
Business 0.014 0.05
Business finance 0.006 0.02
Business management 0.010 0.03
Business support 0.009 0.03
Communications and design 0.011 0.04
Computer and information sciences 0.010 0.03
Construction and architecture 0.009 0.03
Architecture 0.004 0.01
Construction 0.007 0.03
Consumer and culinary services 0.014 0.05
Consumer services 0.011 0.04
Culinary arts 0.007 0.03
Engineering technologies 0.008 0.03
Health sciences 0.015 0.05
Manufacturing 0.010 0.03
Marketing 0.008 0.03
Public services 0.008 0.03
Education and library science 0.006 0.02
Education 0.006 0.02
Library science 0.002
Protective and legal services/public administration 0.005 0.02
Protective services 0.005 0.02
Public administration and legal services
Repair and transportation 0.015 0.05
Mechanics and repair 0.010 0.04
Transportation
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U .S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2009.

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