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Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2004

TABLE C-5. Bachelor's degrees, by field and sex: 1994–2001
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Field and sex
All fields
S&E
Sciences
Agricultural sciences
Biological sciences
Computer sciences
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences
Atmospheric
Earth
Ocean
Mathematics/statistics
Physical sciences
Astronomy
Chemistry
Physics
Other
Psychology
Social sciences
Anthropology
Area/ethnic studies
Economics
History of science
Linguistics
Political science and public administration
Sociology
Other
Engineering
Aerospace
Chemical
Civil
Electrical
Industrial
Materials
Mechanical
Other
Female
All fields
S&E
Sciences
Agricultural sciences
Biological sciences
Computer sciences
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences
Atmospheric
Earth
Ocean
Mathematics/statistics
Physical sciences
Astronomy
Chemistry
Physics
Other
Psychology
Social sciences
Anthropology
Area/ethnic studies

1994
1,183,141
373,261
310,249
12,947
52,321
24,553
3,868
405
3,266
197
14,632
14,655
163
9,641
4,005
846
69,768
117,505
5,632
5,098
20,945
22
611
45,610
22,468
17,119
63,012
2,330
5,636
10,603
18,241
3,453
1,106
15,297
6,346

1995
1,174,436
378,148
314,777
14,580
56,890
24,769
4,478
444
3,820
214
13,851
14,897
169
10,016
3,836
876
72,601
112,711
5,806
5,176
19,083
29
564
41,978
22,974
17,101
63,371
1,771
6,391
11,329
17,579
3,519
1,046
15,141
6,595

1996
1,179,815
384,674
321,560
16,388
62,081
24,545
4,457
434
3,838
185
13,076
15,396
148
10,713
3,703
832
73,828
111,789
6,389
5,197
17,896
21
619
39,928
24,169
17,570
63,114
1,642
6,708
12,053
16,667
3,727
1,004
14,509
6,804

1997
1,186,589
388,482
326,130
17,361
65,139
25,393
4,466
431
3,830
205
12,723
15,264
140
10,926
3,393
805
74,734
111,050
6,759
5,257
17,701
31
577
37,807
24,750
18,168
62,352
1,290
6,977
12,010
16,434
3,997
1,063
13,806
6,775

1998
1,199,579
390,618
329,704
17,967
67,112
27,674
4,321
443
3,665
213
12,094
15,273
168
10,873
3,455
777
74,457
110,806
6,894
5,441
18,244
39
680
36,654
24,884
17,970
60,914
1,247
6,721
11,522
16,322
3,988
1,007
13,363
6,744

2000
1,253,121
398,622
339,086
18,244
64,904
37,388
4,047
490
3,359
198
11,735
14,580
160
10,390
3,362
668
74,654
113,534
7,057
5,617
19,400
92
727
36,439
25,685
18,517
59,536
1,267
6,219
9,596
17,672
3,937
972
13,109
6,764

2001
1,257,648
400,206
340,948
17,467
62,089
43,184
3,968
456
3,334
178
11,455
14,163
240
9,822
3,457
644
74,168
114,454
6,898
5,561
20,377
101
757
36,651
25,363
18,746
59,258
1,498
6,088
8,949
18,371
3,818
930
13,160
6,444

646,080
170,977
160,574
4,941
26,980
7,020
1,203
76
1,072
55
6,768
5,067
46
3,969
710
342
51,019
57,576
3,576
3,151

643,290
175,931
164,981
5,637
29,918
7,063
1,524
82
1,364
78
6,491
5,292
52
4,233
675
332
52,963
56,093
3,689
3,094

651,815
181,333
170,017
6,504
32,865
6,772
1,485
86
1,334
65
5,992
5,702
55
4,622
684
341
53,863
56,834
4,058
3,217

661,307
187,011
175,541
7,267
35,266
6,903
1,542
83
1,385
74
5,889
5,882
46
4,883
652
301
55,243
57,549
4,313
3,256

673,865
190,397
179,058
7,743
37,101
7,439
1,599
104
1,403
92
5,659
5,994
58
4,973
666
297
55,400
58,123
4,480
3,441

716,963
200,953
188,737
8,464
37,958
10,474
1,617
114
1,409
94
5,604
5,990
54
4,907
724
305
57,114
61,516
4,742
3,572

721,625
202,583
190,669
8,491
37,084
11,900
1,622
132
1,400
90
5,497
5,911
95
4,775
756
285
57,467
62,697
4,706
3,657

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2004

TABLE C-5. Bachelor's degrees, by field and sex: 1994–2001
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Field and sex
Economics
History of science
Linguistics
Political science and public administration
Sociology
Other
Engineering
Aerospace
Chemical
Civil
Electrical
Industrial
Materials
Mechanical
Other
Male
All fields
S&E
Sciences
Agricultural sciences
Biological sciences
Computer sciences
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences
Atmospheric
Earth
Ocean
Mathematics/statistics
Physical sciences
Astronomy
Chemistry
Physics
Other
Psychology
Social sciences
Anthropology
Area/ethnic studies
Economics
History of science
Linguistics
Political science and public administration
Sociology
Other
Engineering
Aerospace
Chemical
Civil
Electrical
Industrial
Materials
Mechanical
Other
NOTE: Data not available for 1999.

1994
6,135
6
438
20,474
15,313
8,483
10,403
295
1,683
1,984
2,251
1,014
240
1,743
1,193

1995
5,848
15
411
18,968
15,539
8,529
10,950
230
2,024
2,298
2,170
1,026
247
1,700
1,255

1996
5,372
9
438
18,350
16,375
9,015
11,316
247
2,171
2,424
1,972
1,097
223
1,736
1,446

1997
5,448
17
393
17,854
16,904
9,364
11,470
202
2,276
2,569
2,018
1,079
259
1,635
1,432

1998
5,791
18
483
17,320
17,122
9,468
11,339
197
2,196
2,576
2,012
1,020
235
1,636
1,467

2000
6,384
52
498
18,347
18,028
9,893
12,216
238
2,203
2,333
2,350
1,307
268
1,784
1,733

2001
6,924
56
512
18,637
17,923
10,282
11,914
304
2,055
2,041
2,542
1,224
263
1,739
1,746

537,061
202,284
149,675
8,006
25,341
17,533
2,665
329
2,194
142
7,864
9,588
117
5,672
3,295
504
18,749
59,929
2,056
1,947
14,810
16
173
25,136
7,155
8,636
52,609
2,035
3,953
8,619
15,990
2,439
866
13,554
5,153

531,146
202,217
149,796
8,943
26,972
17,706
2,954
362
2,456
136
7,360
9,605
117
5,783
3,161
544
19,638
56,618
2,117
2,082
13,235
14
153
23,010
7,435
8,572
52,421
1,541
4,367
9,031
15,409
2,493
799
13,441
5,340

528,000
203,341
151,543
9,884
29,216
17,773
2,972
348
2,504
120
7,084
9,694
93
6,091
3,019
491
19,965
54,955
2,331
1,980
12,524
12
181
21,578
7,794
8,555
51,798
1,395
4,537
9,629
14,695
2,630
781
12,773
5,358

525,282
201,471
150,589
10,094
29,873
18,490
2,924
348
2,445
131
6,834
9,382
94
6,043
2,741
504
19,491
53,501
2,446
2,001
12,253
14
184
19,953
7,846
8,804
50,882
1,088
4,701
9,441
14,416
2,918
804
12,171
5,343

525,714
200,221
150,646
10,224
30,011
20,235
2,722
339
2,262
121
6,435
9,279
110
5,900
2,789
480
19,057
52,683
2,414
2,000
12,453
21
197
19,334
7,762
8,502
49,575
1,050
4,525
8,946
14,310
2,968
772
11,727
5,277

536,158
197,669
150,349
9,780
26,946
26,914
2,430
376
1,950
104
6,131
8,590
106
5,483
2,638
363
17,540
52,018
2,315
2,045
13,016
40
229
18,092
7,657
8,624
47,320
1,029
4,016
7,263
15,322
2,630
704
11,325
5,031

536,023
197,623
150,279
8,976
25,005
31,284
2,346
324
1,934
88
5,958
8,252
145
5,047
2,701
359
16,701
51,757
2,192
1,904
13,453
45
245
18,014
7,440
8,464
47,344
1,194
4,033
6,908
15,829
2,594
667
11,421
4,698

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for
Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey, 1994–2001.

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