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Bachelor's Degrees


 

At the bachelor's degree level, programs where a bachelor's degree is necessary for job entry were popular such as in business, STEM, and programs in the liberal arts and health sciences. Many bachelor's degree recipients in STEM fields go on to earn graduate degrees and pursue careers in research science.

Bachelor's Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2012

Bachelor's Degrees Awarded by Career Cluster 2012


Bachelor's Degrees Awarded in Minnesota

Name of Program CIP Classification 2002-03* 03-04 04-05 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12
Agriculture and Agriculture Operations179146194191207201214227244275
Architecture187183176187170176152168139146
Area, Ethnic, Cultural and Gender Studies230282245238268239237245260252
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1,3421,4081,6311,7371,8601,9411,9872,1752,2022,467
Business Management and Admin Services5,2325,4895,7936,0856,5796,8727,2397,7467,9347,790
Communications, Journalism and Related Programs1,2461,3191,4411,3391,5011,5781,6031,5961,6771,631
Communications Technologies41314050455441426867
Computer and Information Sciences1,0881,1291,119977830838886832951980
Construction Trades15112518162427372925
Education3,2663,3063,3073,0062,8212,7522,8022,5782,8322,981
Engineering8098039359429621,0469341,1381,1051,239
Engineering Related Technologies198167232204170168169215144167
English Language and Literature1,3641,4981,4121,4421,3751,3901,4541,3641,1361,214
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences208227241288303322326254279335
Foreign Languages and Linguistics663761764850878891901830827830
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences1,2611,3241,4571,5791,7751,8842,0242,1432,4682,902
History501573623578609597629578557562
Legal Professions and Studies80901041258599133125121133
Liberal Arts, General Studies, and Humanities311288433468479465466351137144
Mathematics and Statistics435400391460393420449490537647
Multi-Interdisciplinary Studies7448526196546426557038291,0631,095
Natural Resources and Conservation259281275285257299373379419464
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies513573552621673671668775860947
Personal and Culinary Services26362635463742534564
Philosophy and Religious Studies379425418385446451418436386432
Physical Sciences557562604672678710721742790812
Precision Production Trades52
Psychology1,5431,6551,7721,8271,8721,9782,0291,9522,2322,368
Public Administration and Social Service Professions484505515533555542584561630655
Security and Protective Services454473496618715649713616802881
Social Sciences2,4272,8052,8572,9362,8562,9282,8642,9442,9153,049
Theology and Religious Vocations679673702705700679697492450403
Transportation and Materials Moving919311093665865516359
Visual and Performing Arts1,4161,6181,6081,7101,8671,8471,8822,0561,9451,994
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Total28,22829,98631,11731,83832,69933,46134,43235,02036,25238,012

*2002 data based on the reclassified CIPS 2000. Includes double majors starting in 2001.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS Completion Surveys