2002 National and State Scores

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


Planned Educational Major Number
of
Students
Average
ACT
Composite Score
Certainty
(Percent)
Male
(Percent)
Female
(Percent)
Total
(Percent)
Very Fairly Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
Educ
Major
1st
Voc
  Agriculture Science/Tech 19194 18.6 35 48 3 3 1 1 2 2
  Arch & Envir Design 24660 20.7 37 48 3 3 2 2 3 3
  Business & Mgmt 98361 20.4 32 52 12 12 9 8 10 10
  Business & Office 8017 18.7 27 54 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Marketing & Distribution 7253 19.8 28 53 0 1 1 1 1 1
  Communication & Comm Tech 39674 21.3 34 50 3 3 5 5 4 4
  Community & Personal Services 28626 18.6 45 44 3 3 3 4 3 4
  Computer & Info Sci 44229 21.1 40 49 9 8 2 2 5 4
  Cross-Disc Studies 1368 23.5 20 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Education 53119 20.3 46 43 2 2 8 8 6 6
  Teacher Education 32022 20.1 44 45 3 3 4 5 3 4
  Engineering 52194 22.1 34 52 11 10 2 2 5 5
  Engineering-Related Tech 24961 21.5 34 52 5 6 1 1 3 3
  Foreign Languages 4037 23.1 35 47 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Health Sci & Allied Health 168885 20.5 49 42 9 10 24 26 18 19
  Human, Family/Cons Sci 10371 18.7 41 44 0 0 2 2 1 1
  Letters 6168 24.4 30 51 0 0 1 1 1 0
  Mathematics 4085 24.1 25 51 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Philos, Relig & Theol 6978 22.4 46 40 1 1 1 1 1 1
  Sci (Biol & Physical) 44242 23.2 35 50 4 4 5 4 5 4
  Social Sciences 83259 21.8 39 48 6 6 11 10 9 8
  Trade & Industrial 12861 18.5 44 42 3 4 0 0 1 2
  Visual & Perform Arts 63305 20.8 44 43 6 7 7 8 7 7
  Undecided 112331 20.9 7 14 13 12 11 9 12 11
  No Resp to Ed Major 165882
  Total Students in Report = 1,116,082
 
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