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Table B07. Percentage distribution of students who earned each level of credential, among 200304 beginning students who completed, by field of study when last enrolled: 2009
Credential level All Completers Occupational field of study completers1 Academic field of study completers2
       
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
       
Certificate 19.1 20.6 4.0
Associate's degree 18.9 20.9 11.3
Bachelor's degree 62.1 58.4 84.6
1 Occupational fields of study include agriculture and natural resources; business management and support; communications and design; computer and information sciences; construction; consumer services; education; engineering and architecture technologies; health sciences; manufacturing; marketing; protective services; public, legal, and social services; repair and transportation; and visual and performing arts.
2 Academic fields of study include biological and physical sciences and science technologies; English/letters; foreign languages; general studies and liberal arts; interdisciplinary studies; mathematics; philosophy, theology, and religious studies; and social sciences and history.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study, Second Follow-up (BPS:04/09).

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