Bachelor's Degree Field of Study SBS H H H E B SBS NSM CSE B B H в SBS CSE CSE CSE B H SBS SBS SBS B H NSM B B SBS SBS H SBS B B B H SBS H CSE CSE B E CSE SBS SBS NSM NSM CSE H H E E SBS CSE NSM NSM SBS H H B SBS SBS NSM H B B NSM H E B E B B B Master's Degree Field of Study B B E B H E В E SBS B CSE H В E E B B E CSE NSM B E H H B E SBS E E в E SBS B B CSE H B B CSE SBS B CSE B E CSE B E CSE E E B NSM H E B E E B E E H CSE H B B E CSE E SBS E E SBS

Question

Nearly 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees and over 750,000 master’s degrees are awarded
annually by U.S. postsecondary institutions (National Center for Education Statistics
website, November, 2014). The department of Education tracks the field of study for
these graduates in the following categories: Business (b), Computer Sciences and
Engineering (CSE), Education (E), Humanities (H), Natural Sciences and Mathematics
(NSM), Social and Behavioral Sciences (SbS), and Other (O). Consider the following
samples of 100 graduates:
Bachelor’s Degree Field of Study

 

a. Provide a percent frequency distribution of field of study for each degree.
b. Construct a bar chart for field of study for each degree.
c. What is the lowest percentage field of study for each degree?
d. What is the highest percentage field of study for each degree?
e. Which field of study has the largest increase in percentage from bachelor’s to
masters’?

Bachelor's Degree Field of Study
SBS
H
H
H
E
B
SBS
NSM
CSE
B
B
H
в
SBS
CSE
CSE
CSE
B
H
SBS
SBS
SBS
B
H
NSM
B
B
SBS
SBS
H
SBS
B
B
B
H
SBS
H
CSE
CSE
B
E
CSE
SBS
SBS
NSM
NSM
CSE
H
H
E
E
SBS
CSE
NSM
NSM
SBS
H
H
B
SBS
SBS
NSM
H
B
B
NSM
H
E
B
E
B
B
B
Master's Degree Field of Study
B
B
E
B
H
E
В
E
SBS
B
CSE
H
В
E
E
B
B
E
CSE
NSM
B
E
H
H
B
E
SBS
E
E
в
E
SBS
B
B
CSE
H
B
B
CSE
SBS
B
CSE
B
E
CSE
B
E
CSE
E
E
B
NSM
H
E
B
E
E
B
E
E
H
CSE
H
B
B
E
CSE
E
SBS
E
E
SBS
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Bachelor's Degree Field of Study SBS H H H E B SBS NSM CSE B B H в SBS CSE CSE CSE B H SBS SBS SBS B H NSM B B SBS SBS H SBS B B B H SBS H CSE CSE B E CSE SBS SBS NSM NSM CSE H H E E SBS CSE NSM NSM SBS H H B SBS SBS NSM H B B NSM H E B E B B B Master's Degree Field of Study B B E B H E В E SBS B CSE H В E E B B E CSE NSM B E H H B E SBS E E в E SBS B B CSE H B B CSE SBS B CSE B E CSE B E CSE E E B NSM H E B E E B E E H CSE H B B E CSE E SBS E E SBS