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Table 322.50. Bachelor's degrees conferred to females by postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and field of study: 2011-12 and 2012-13
Field of study 2011-12 2012-13
Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or more races Non- resi- dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or more races Non- resi- dent alien
Total Asian Pacific Islander Total Asian Pacific Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
All fields, total 1,026,391 679,954 122,180 102,653 68,656 66,025 2,631 7,022 16,289 29,637 1,052,933 686,494 123,874 112,607 70,342 67,535 2,807 6,829 20,306 32,481
Agriculture and natural resources 15,487 12,666 522 896 747 715 32 140 260 256 16,975 13,521 542 1,186 862 820 42 146 349 369
Architecture and related services 4,161 2,624 224 495 440 431 9 21 57 300 4,176 2,568 221 501 446 439 7 14 78 348
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 6,471 3,105 944 1,137 773 747 26 132 214 166 6,227 3,011 828 1,169 679 648 31 141 256 143
Biological and biomedical sciences 56,308 34,293 5,077 4,760 9,192 9,038 154 366 974 1,646 58,808 35,562 5,281 5,313 9,324 9,180 144 317 1,235 1,776
Business 177,055 104,719 26,810 18,194 13,740 13,196 544 1,171 2,191 10,230 173,034 100,951 25,161 18,593 13,201 12,592 609 1,100 2,633 11,395
                                         
Communication, journalism, and related programs 53,850 37,925 6,000 4,885 2,450 2,321 129 289 885 1,416 54,670 37,821 5,796 5,525 2,488 2,360 128 281 1,156 1,603
Communications technologies 1,379 900 177 119 78 74 4 10 31 64 1,465 953 176 141 90 87 3 2 34 69
Computer and information sciences 8,610 4,523 1,657 749 988 943 45 57 150 486 9,088 4,764 1,655 881 1,029 1,002 27 74 203 482
Construction trades 18 13 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 19 13 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Education 83,942 68,343 5,861 5,776 1,709 1,564 145 594 856 803 82,842 66,712 6,408 5,861 1,660 1,510 150 556 953 692
                                         
Engineering 15,552 9,444 899 1,324 2,241 2,201 40 72 267 1,305 16,555 9,926 883 1,476 2,377 2,339 38 83 340 1,470
Engineering technologies and engineering-related
   fields1
1,705 1,051 328 155 68 66 2 18 28 57 1,751 1,094 270 175 104 99 5 18 20 70
English language and literature/letters 36,789 27,155 3,080 3,369 1,766 1,694 72 215 799 405 35,909 26,241 3,013 3,554 1,661 1,603 58 181 865 394
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 20,748 14,727 2,508 1,802 1,015 988 27 149 275 272 21,062 14,602 2,604 1,984 1,137 1,088 49 124 349 262
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15,127 9,927 692 2,954 884 870 14 61 304 305 14,826 9,534 669 2,982 852 836 16 75 373 341
                                         
Health professions and related programs 138,770 97,851 17,113 9,906 9,482 9,034 448 830 1,814 1,774 152,930 106,262 18,956 11,933 10,568 10,070 498 912 2,512 1,787
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 26,134 12,888 7,129 4,615 613 536 77 259 472 158 28,473 14,053 7,515 5,281 634 539 95 277 536 177
Legal professions and studies 3,206 1,886 637 423 149 142 7 23 48 40 3,117 1,869 562 442 135 128 7 20 56 33
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and
   humanities
30,008 19,357 4,470 3,623 1,111 1,035 76 336 538 573 29,793 19,088 4,226 3,751 1,132 1,045 87 343 668 585
Library science 88 82 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 90 79 6 3 0 0 0 0 2 0
                                         
Mathematics and statistics 8,119 5,451 468 594 772 752 20 22 96 716 8,851 5,717 519 686 822 807 15 29 157 921
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 15 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 26 19 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 2
Military technologies and applied sciences 17 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 7 14 2 1 1 0 1 0 0
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 31,120 20,109 3,551 4,417 1,756 1,683 73 243 468 576 32,324 20,200 3,947 4,866 1,817 1,718 99 221 682 591
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies 18,164 13,821 1,539 1,421 706 654 52 125 280 272 19,486 14,668 1,657 1,665 762 710 52 124 360 250
                                         
Philosophy and religious studies 4,687 3,355 481 388 250 246 4 35 100 78 4,643 3,255 445 419 288 279 9 26 128 82
Physical sciences and science technologies 10,692 7,058 921 719 1,260 1,243 17 69 205 460 10,907 7,145 849 781 1,275 1,247 28 85 227 545
Precision production 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 13 7 0 1 3 3 0 0 1 1
Psychology 83,679 53,385 10,978 10,435 5,222 5,047 175 561 1,547 1,551 87,634 55,089 11,221 11,791 5,428 5,227 201 523 1,928 1,654
Public administration and social services 24,309 13,805 5,822 3,091 747 670 77 240 367 237 26,286 14,621 6,366 3,490 823 738 85 246 479 261
                                         
Social sciences and history 87,906 54,179 10,522 10,931 6,629 6,372 257 602 1,884 3,159 87,630 52,229 10,278 12,083 6,614 6,428 186 537 2,261 3,628
Social sciences 73,755 43,262 9,663 9,600 6,080 5,845 235 498 1,604 3,048 73,899 41,721 9,451 10,725 6,094 5,923 171 463 1,933 3,512
History 14,151 10,917 859 1,331 549 527 22 104 280 111 13,731 10,508 827 1,358 520 505 15 74 328 116
Theology and religious vocations 3,053 2,422 292 155 81 75 6 22 34 47 3,034 2,324 326 173 101 96 5 8 51 51
Transportation and materials moving 571 404 46 57 25 22 3 12 7 20 529 351 47 55 26 24 2 4 25 21
Visual and performing arts 58,642 42,463 3,420 5,256 3,761 3,665 96 346 1,136 2,260 59,735 42,238 3,433 5,835 4,003 3,872 131 361 1,387 2,478
Other and not classified 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Excludes "Construction trades" and "Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians," which are listed separately.
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Reported racial/ethnic distributions of students by level of degree, field of degree, and sex were used to estimate race/ethnicity for students whose race/ethnicity was not reported. To facilitate trend comparisons, certain aggregations have been made of the degree fields as reported in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS): "Agriculture and natural resources" includes Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences and Natural resources and conservation; and "Business" includes Business management, marketing, and related support services and Personal and culinary services. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2012 and Fall 2013, Completions component. (This table was prepared September 2014.)

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