TABLE H-3 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate Degrees Awarded, by Science and Engineering Field, 2004

Field

Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded in 2004

Master’s Degrees Awarded in 2004

Doctorate Degrees Awarded in 2004

Engineering

64,675

33,872

5,776

Health

68,511

37,511

1,730

Social sciences

137,557

27,682

4,131

Life sciences

80,933

11,777

6,983

Ag. sciences

17,041

4,221

1,046

Bio. sciences

63,892

7,556

5,937

Psychology

82,510

15,298

3,336

Physical sciences

18,143

5,600

4,025

E/A/O

3,903

1,570

672

Physics

4,156

1,637

1,186

Chemistry

9,305

2,056

1,987

Computer science

57,405

19,853

949

Mathematics

13,755

4,297

1,075

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics. 2006. Science and Engineering Degrees: 1966–2004. Arlington, VA: January 2007.



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