Instructional Program 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Forecasting
03.0102 Environmental science / studies 4,985 4,730 4,936 2,884 376
03.0104 Environmental science 1,057 2,256 2,414 2,377 2,539 2,657 3,051
03.0501 Forestry, general 1,035 996 890 906 772 929 1,001 851 862 897
11.0102 Artificial intelligence and robotics 6 22 24 42 30 49 43
14.0903 Computer software engineering 228 365 543 512 644 791 922
14.1101 Engineering mechanics 142 178 214 214 199 145 193 157 137 138
14.1301 Engineering science 412 373 459 491 475 460 475 466 482 578
14.3701 Operations research 785 622 513 422 533 617 543 474 537 584
15.1501 Engineering/industrial management 1,104 1,312 1,328 1,345 1,416 1,535 1,567 1,682 1,652 1,926
27.0102 Algebra and number theory
27.0301 Applied mathematics 946 984 986 1,124 1,148 1,317 1,347 1,307 1,316 1,424
27.0303 Computational mathematics 39 90 82 93 64 67 94
27.0501 Statistics, general 896 836 834 905 1,003 1,098 1,064 1,154 1,204 1,302
27.0502 Mathematical statistics and probability 5 3 12 13 14 47 44
30.0801 Mathematics and computer science 333 324 412 400 386 300 211 201 145 155
40.0202 Astrophysics 93 110 150 109 143 170 177 162 207 177
40.0401 Atmospheric sciences and meteorology, general 657 610 675 694 652 748 676 746 718 770
40.0402 Atmospheric chemistry and climatology
40.0403 Atmospheric physics and dynamics 6 2 9 8 7 7
40.0404 Meteorology 29 83 170 202 183 255 217
40.0601 Geology / earth science, general 4,149 4,067 3,998 3,998 3,900 3,861 4,019 4,092 4,166 4,371
40.0603 Geophysics and seismology 118 131 133 129 141 139 137 134 143 138
40.0605 Hydrology and water resources science 42 35 45 50 59 61 63
40.0607 Oceanography, chemical and physical 335 329 373 316 344 286 260 325 319 326
40.0801 Physics, general 4,443 4,533 4,680 4,826 5,136 5,293 5,684 6,030 6,051 6,001
40.0805 Plasma and high-temperature physics
40.0808 Solid state and low-temperature physics
40.0810 Theoretical and mathematical physics 15 4 10 7 8 14 13 19 14 11
45.1001 Political science and government, general 28,778 28,743 29,997 33,768 36,200 38,758 39,922 40,517 41,009 40,047
45.1101 Sociology 27,709 27,268 27,236 28,055 28,977 30,018 30,012 30,494 30,386 30,333
Total 76,935 76,150 77,824 81,999 84,669 88,980 90,599 92,352 93,282 93,619

SOURCE: Data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System Completions Survey. Accessed via WebCASPAR.



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