2001 National and State Scores

Table 10: Percentage Distribution of Planned Educational Majors and Vocational Choices


Planned Educational Major Male Female Total
Number
of
Students
Average
ACT
Composite Score
Certainty
(Percent)
(Percent) (Percent) (Percent)
Very Fairly Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Agriculture Science/Tech 19590 19.0 35 49 3 3 1 1 2 2
Arch & Envir Design 24410 20.8 36 49 3 3 2 2 3 3
Business & Mgmt 101892 20.5 31 52 13 12 9 9 11 10
Business & Office 8305 18.8 27 55 1 1 1 1 1 1
Marketing & Distribution 6822 19.9 27 53 0 1 1 1 1 1
Communication & Comm Tech 41580 21.4 33 50 3 4 5 5 4 5
Community & Personal Services 26998 18.7 44 44 3 3 3 3 3 3
Computer & Info Sci 46637 21.3 40 49 9 9 2 2 5 5
Cross-Disc Studies 1382 23.3 19 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
Education 54338 20.3 46 43 2 2 8 9 6 6
Teacher Education 33279 20.2 43 45 3 4 4 5 3 4
Planned Educational Major Male Female Total
Number
of
Students
Average
ACT
Composite Score
Certainty
(Percent)
(Percent) (Percent) (Percent)
Very Fairly Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Engineering 54175 22.5 33 52 11 10 2 2 6 5
Engineering-Related Tech 23876 21.6 34 52 5 6 1 1 3 3
Foreign Languages 3895 23.2 34 46 0 0 1 0 0 0
Health Sci & Allied Health 170771 20.8 48 42 9 10 24 26 18 19
Human, Family/Cons Sci 9447 18.9 38 46 0 0 1 2 1 1
Letters 6705 24.6 28 51 0 0 1 1 1 1
Mathematics 4191 24.3 25 51 1 0 0 0 0 0
Philos, Relig & Theol 7160 22.6 45 40 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sci (Biol & Physical) 46041 23.3 34 51 4 4 5 4 5 4
Social Sciences 84428 21.9 38 48 6 6 11 10 9 8
Trade & Industrial 11168 19.0 42 44 3 4 0 0 1 2
Visual & Perform Arts 60275 21.1 44 43 6 6 7 7 6 7
Undecided 105862 21.0 7 12 12 12 10 9 11 10
No Resp to Ed Major 116545
Total Students in Report = 1,069,772

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