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Table 260. Associate's degrees and other subbaccalaureate awards conferred by degree-granting institutions, by length of curriculum, sex of student, and field of study: 2005-06
Field of study Less-than-1-year awards 1- to less-than-4-year awards Associate's degrees
Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Total 228,999 99,944 129,055 183,600 70,989 112,611 713,066 270,095 442,971
Agriculture and natural resources, total 3,252 2,341 911 1,886 1,195 691 6,168 3,792 2,376
Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 2,500 1,666 834 1,818 1,150 668 4,958 2,877 2,081
Natural resources and conservation 752 675 77 68 45 23 1,210 915 295
Architecture and related services 161 99 62 173 45 128 656 247 409
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies 407 85 322 114 19 95 124 37 87
Biological and biomedical sciences 104 22 82 24 11 13 1,827 626 1,201
Business, management, and marketing 29,137 9,389 19,748 16,406 3,831 12,575 96,933 30,872 66,061
Accounting 3,757 712 3,045 3,458 647 2,811 13,620 2,858 10,762
Business, general 1,121 674 447 878 356 522 13,297 5,083 8,214
Business administration and management 6,519 2,465 4,054 3,312 1,197 2,115 43,868 16,446 27,422
Business and management, other 8,614 3,337 5,277 2,531 981 1,550 13,925 4,467 9,458
Management information systems 415 254 161 352 216 136 2,179 1,293 886
Secretarial and related programs 8,711 1,947 6,764 5,875 434 5,441 10,044 725 9,319
Communications 525 264 261 415 245 170 2,629 1,316 1,313
Communications technologies 593 371 222 806 501 305 3,380 2,036 1,344
Computer and information sciences 9,277 5,833 3,444 5,799 3,603 2,196 31,246 22,464 8,782
Construction trades 7,750 7,353 397 7,389 7,082 307 3,850 3,633 217
Education 3,016 412 2,604 2,150 193 1,957 14,475 2,232 12,243
Engineering 87 62 25 65 55 10 2,162 1,861 301
Engineering-related technologies 6,899 5,807 1,092 6,334 5,455 879 30,461 25,982 4,479
English language and literature/letters 559 185 374 79 23 56 1,105 370 735
Family and consumer sciences 11,485 1,816 9,669 3,743 711 3,032 9,488 418 9,070
Foreign languages and literatures 835 233 602 455 30 425 1,161 216 945
Health professions and related sciences 89,285 17,240 72,045 81,176 10,563 70,613 134,931 19,668 115,263
Dental assisting 2,726 130 2,596 5,172 299 4,873 6,085 254 5,831
Emergency medical technician-ambulance and paramedic 12,251 8,362 3,889 2,725 2,085 640 1,980 1,344 636
Medical lab technician 168 12 156 522 276 246 2,030 447 1,583
Medical assisting 11,704 793 10,911 12,389 685 11,704 12,367 736 11,631
Nursing assisting 22,000 2,177 19,823 280 23 257 101 12 89
Practical nursing 3,526 339 3,187 28,776 2,890 25,886 1,481 149 1,332
Nursing, R.N. and other 2,153 230 1,923 3,393 370 3,023 62,095 7,522 54,573
Health sciences, other 34,757 5,197 29,560 27,919 3,935 23,984 48,792 9,204 39,588
Legal professions and studies 1,653 200 1,453 2,466 327 2,139 10,509 1,093 9,416
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities 390 103 287 3,490 1,279 2,211 244,689 89,955 154,734
Library science 179 21 158 89 7 82 136 15 121
Mathematics 60 34 26 12 4 8 753 483 270
Mechanics and repairers 16,252 15,057 1,195 22,960 22,040 920 14,454 13,713 741
Military technologies 62 47 15 0 0 0 610 510 100
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 438 199 239 487 119 368 14,473 6,224 8,249
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies 303 155 148 185 104 81 1,128 656 472
Personal and culinary services 5,991 1,500 4,491 9,743 1,706 8,037 17,162 9,264 7,898
Philosophy and religion 10 8 2 71 34 37 367 97 270
Physical sciences and science technologies 452 234 218 292 158 134 2,902 1,702 1,200
Physical sciences 167 71 96 13 8 5 1,733 1,027 706
Science technologies 285 163 122 279 150 129 1,169 675 494
Precision production trades 5,028 4,736 292 4,997 4,720 277 1,977 1,800 177
Psychology 90 25 65 31 1 30 1,944 446 1,498
Public administration and social services 823 125 698 519 118 401 4,415 642 3,773
Security and protective services 19,534 14,739 4,795 5,184 3,744 1,440 26,425 14,578 11,847
Criminal justice and corrections 14,556 10,115 4,441 4,060 2,735 1,325 22,351 11,017 11,334
Fire control and safety 4,775 4,501 274 961 912 49 3,554 3,290 264
Security and protective services, other 203 123 80 163 97 66 520 271 249
Social sciences and history 381 169 212 233 136 97 6,730 2,338 4,392
Social sciences 377 169 208 226 133 93 6,308 2,095 4,213
History 4 0 4 7 3 4 422 243 179
Theology and religious vocations 93 43 50 474 253 221 570 248 322
Transportation and material moving workers 11,313 9,604 1,709 1,046 929 117 1,472 1,268 204
Visual and performing arts 2,575 1,433 1,142 4,307 1,748 2,559 21,754 9,293 12,461
Fine arts, general 64 26 38 1,165 447 718 1,651 552 1,099
Design and music 2,017 1,171 846 2,758 1,091 1,667 16,387 6,709 9,678
Visual and performing arts, other 494 236 258 384 210 174 3,716 2,032 1,684
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2006. (This table was prepared May 2007.)

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