Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities

in Science and Engineering

1998

See Help for more information about viewing files in different formats.

Table of Contents

Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Precollege Education
  3. The Undergraduate Experience in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering
  4. Graduate Education
  5. Employment

Appendices


Chapter 1: Introduction top

Major Findings
Representation in Science and Engineering
Data Sources
Statistical Reliability of Comparisons
Organization of Report
References and Data Sources

Chapter 2: Precollege Education top

Overview
Influences on Mathematics and Science Achievement
Science and Mathematics Course Taking and Achievement
High School Completion
References
SIDEBARS

Chapter 3: The Undergraduate Experience in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering top

Persistent Disparity in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering
Sources of Persistent Disparity
Two-Year Institutions
Four-Year Institutions
Transition to Graduate Education
Conclusion
Technical Notes to Chapter 3
References
SIDEBARS

Chapter 4: Graduate Education top

Enrollment
Outcomes: Masterís Degrees and Doctorates in Science and Engineering
References
SIDEBARS

Chapter 5: Employment top

Overview
Women Scientists and Engineers
Minority Scientists and Engineers
Minority Women
Scientists and Engineers With Disabilities
References
SIDEBARS

Appendices top

Appendix A: Technical Notes
Appendix B: Statistical Tables

Previous | Top | Next

Women98 Home | Contents | Help | Comments