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Table 322.40. Bachelor's degrees conferred to males by postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity and field of study: 2017-18 and 2018-19
Field of study 2017-18 2018-19
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 844,979 516,614 70,327 104,919 68,196 66,283 1,913 3,505 28,900 52,518 857,545 516,342 70,811 111,468 70,925 68,988 1,937 3,419 30,219 54,361
Agriculture and natural resources1 18,204 14,646 514 1,364 538 509 29 124 542 476 18,208 14,517 487 1,500 513 491 22 117 601 473
Architecture and related services 4,474 2,474 251 744 296 290 6 12 146 551 4,569 2,377 275 793 354 347 7 17 152 601
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 2,118 849 304 411 204 201 3 73 131 146 2,060 772 333 419 224 215 9 49 145 118
Biological and biomedical sciences 44,851 25,635 2,709 5,789 7,221 7,141 80 176 1,869 1,452 44,624 25,096 2,781 6,016 7,251 7,157 94 165 1,848 1,467
Business2 204,865 128,556 16,535 23,868 13,853 13,410 443 759 5,982 15,312 208,098 129,570 16,379 25,460 14,212 13,724 488 768 6,337 15,372

Communication, journalism, and related programs
31,810 19,655 4,075 4,355 1,252 1,193 59 95 1,258 1,120 32,704 20,153 4,229 4,500 1,357 1,298 59 103 1,283 1,079
Communications technologies 2,376 1,331 354 340 139 132 7 10 76 126 2,544 1,409 435 353 120 109 11 8 102 117
Computer and information sciences 63,703 35,285 5,054 6,584 9,403 9,265 138 197 2,246 4,934 70,319 37,749 5,693 7,523 10,848 10,692 156 204 2,606 5,696
Construction trades 130 92 2 28 3 2 1 0 0 5 184 115 8 40 3 2 1 0 3 15
Education 15,166 11,086 1,469 1,404 449 416 33 100 445 213 15,069 11,053 1,338 1,463 455 427 28 94 460 206

Engineering
94,845 57,399 3,560 9,784 10,230 10,092 138 272 3,015 10,585 97,849 58,059 3,700 10,917 10,795 10,666 129 237 3,268 10,873
Engineering technologies and engineering-related
    fields3
15,862 10,535 1,278 1,549 686 651 35 97 422 1,295 16,561 10,948 1,294 1,721 759 729 30 71 463 1,305
English language and literature/letters 11,680 7,948 894 1,630 499 481 18 50 471 188 11,273 7,649 856 1,627 460 443 17 52 451 178
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 2,948 1,596 440 405 253 242 11 13 123 118 2,833 1,457 408 454 228 217 11 17 144 125
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 5,287 3,227 206 1,072 345 336 9 12 235 190 5,119 3,074 209 1,021 321 314 7 21 257 216

Health professions and related programs
38,018 22,436 4,119 4,835 4,338 4,155 183 189 1,266 835 39,433 23,145 4,173 5,391 4,393 4,210 183 203 1,347 781
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 30,482 17,821 4,567 5,592 1,013 896 117 187 870 432 29,148 16,570 4,344 5,746 982 881 101 191 847 468
Legal professions and studies 1,341 780 180 214 82 78 4 6 55 24 1,315 732 200 225 65 61 4 8 48 37
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and
    humanities
15,966 9,695 2,669 1,898 607 552 55 125 579 393 15,905 9,699 2,515 1,992 592 553 39 115 598 394
Library science 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Mathematics and statistics
14,539 7,800 552 1,442 1,858 1,831 27 31 470 2,386 15,037 7,929 524 1,544 1,897 1,884 13 27 493 2,623
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 333 250 18 22 9 9 0 7 14 13 292 203 19 38 11 11 0 4 9 8
Military technologies and applied sciences 533 398 31 51 16 15 1 3 27 7 608 440 56 66 11 9 2 3 20 12
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 17,605 10,063 2,203 2,484 1,337 1,291 46 101 690 727 18,653 10,344 2,101 2,794 1,624 1,564 60 101 720 969
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies 27,562 16,972 3,644 3,622 1,477 1,410 67 127 1,079 641 26,984 16,173 3,697 3,790 1,452 1,381 71 127 1,099 646

Philosophy and religious studies
5,935 3,973 422 753 336 323 13 27 248 176 5,799 3,798 394 761 338 311 27 28 252 228
Physical sciences and science technologies 18,938 12,557 736 2,065 1,571 1,543 28 74 757 1,178 18,498 11,886 755 2,191 1,532 1,500 32 80 714 1,340
Precision production 19 14 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 23 13 1 1 3 3 0 1 1 3
Psychology 24,579 13,156 2,870 4,669 1,963 1,896 67 138 1,009 774 24,313 12,651 2,888 4,728 2,043 1,976 67 125 1,032 846
Public administration and social services 6,127 3,316 1,139 1,011 278 256 22 37 235 111 6,094 3,213 1,189 1,063 268 244 24 38 204 119

Social sciences and history
79,623 48,266 5,923 11,128 5,537 5,363 174 257 2,893 5,619 78,596 47,030 5,802 11,402 5,452 5,307 145 258 3,003 5,649
Social sciences 65,753 37,905 5,299 9,328 5,124 4,968 156 192 2,476 5,429 64,765 36,804 5,179 9,545 5,091 4,962 129 193 2,515 5,438
History 13,870 10,361 624 1,800 413 395 18 65 417 190 13,831 10,226 623 1,857 361 345 16 65 488 211
Theology and religious vocations 6,601 5,469 357 324 156 140 16 23 117 155 6,464 5,372 346 317 152 139 13 23 115 139
Transportation and materials moving 4,282 2,960 247 369 221 207 14 27 128 330 4,435 3,055 270 449 185 170 15 19 130 327
Visual and performing arts 34,170 20,369 3,005 5,111 2,025 1,956 69 156 1,500 2,004 33,922 20,080 3,112 5,162 2,025 1,953 72 145 1,467 1,931
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 Includes Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences; and Natural resources and conservation.
2 Includes Business, management, marketing, and related support services; and Personal and culinary services.
3 Excludes "Construction trades" and "Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians," which are listed separately.
NOTE: Data in this table represent the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 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 study, 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). 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 2018 and Fall 2019, Completions component. (This table was prepared June 2020.)

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