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Chapter 5.

Undergraduate Education: The Role of 4-Year Institutions

Text Tables

5-1 Factors contributing to undergraduate decisions to switch from science, mathematics, and engineering (SME) majors, by sex: 1994
5-2 Factors contributing to minority and white undergraduate decisions to switch from science, mathematics, and engineering (SME) majors, by race/ethnicity: 1994
5-3 Bachelor's degrees in engineering awarded to women, by field: 1991
5-4 Percentage of science and engineering bachelor's degrees earned by women, by race/ethnicity: 1991

Figures

5-1a Undergraduate full-time, first-time first-year enrollment of minority students at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: 1980-1991
5-1b Undergraduate full-time, first-time first-year enrollment of minority students at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: 1980-1991, continued
5-2a Full-time undergraduate enrollment of minority students in 4-year institutions, by sex, race/ethnicity, and level of enrollment
5-2b Full-time undergraduate enrollment of minority students in 4-year institutions, by sex, race/ethnicity, and level of enrollment, continued
5-3 Percentage of 1991 bachelor's degree recipients following traditional attendance patterns, by sex and race/ethnicity
5-4 Undergraduate students graduating with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in major field, by sex: 1991
5-5 Undergraduate students taking 13 or more courses in their major field, by race/ethnicity: 1991
5-6 Undergraduate students not majoring in science and engineering (S&E) taking five or more courses in an S&E field, by field and sex: 1991
5-7 Percentage of undergraduate students reporting disability, by selected field: 1989-90
5-8 Race/ethnicity of undergraduate engineering students with a disability: fall 1992
5-9 Choice of field among undergraduate engineering students with a disability: fall 1992
5-10 Undergraduate teaching faculty, by employment status, field, and race/ethnicity: 1991
5-11 Bachelor's degrees awarded in science and engineering (S&E) fields and in non-S&E fields, by sex: 1966-1991
5-12 Percentage change in science and engineering (S&E) and non-S&E bachelor's degrees, by sex and race/ethnicity: 1981-91
5-13a Percentage change in science and engineering bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1981-1991
5-13b Percentage change in science and engineering bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1981-1991, continued
5-13c Percentage change in science and engineering bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1981-1991, continued
5-13d Percentage change in science and engineering bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1981-1991, continued
5-13e Percentage change in science and engineering bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and sex: 1981-1991, continued
5-14 Percentage of 22-year-old women with first university degrees, by field and selected country: most current year
5-15 Percentage of science and engineering degrees awarded, by sex and selected country: most current year

Appendix Tables

5-1 Population, by race/ethnicity: 1980-1991, selected years, and projections, 1995 and 2000
5-2 Total and full-time undergraduate enrollment at all institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1980-1991, selected years
5-3 Total and full-time undergraduate enrollment at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1980-1991, selected years
5-4 Total and full-time first-year enrollment at all institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1980-1991, selected years
5-5 Total and full-time first-time first-year enrollment at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1980-1991, selected years
5-6 Total and full-time lower-division undergraduate enrollment at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1986-1991, selected years
5-7 Total and full-time upper-division undergraduate enrollment at 4-year institutions, by sex and race/ethnicity: fall 1986-1991, selected years
5-8 Student attendance patterns for undergraduate science and engineering (S&E) majors, by sex and race/ ethnicity: 1991 bachelor's degree recipients
5-9 Grade point averages (GPA's) for undergraduate students, by major, sex, and race/ethnicity: 1991 bachelor's degree recipients
5-10 Amount of coursework taken in major field by undergraduate science and engineering majors, by sex and race/ ethnicity: 1991 bachelor's degree recipients
5-11 Amount of coursework taken in science and engineering fields by students not majoring in those fields, by sex and race/ethnicity: 1991 bachelor's degree recipients
5-12 Selected characteristics of undergraduate students, by disability status: 1989-90
5-13 Selected characteristics of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions, by disability status: fall 1989-90
5-14 Major fields of study for undergraduate students, by disability status: 1989-90
5-15 Undergraduate students with disabilities majoring in engineering,by selected characteristic: fall 1992
5-16 Full-time and part-time teaching faculty (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) for sociology, geology, physics, and engineering, by sex and race/ethnicity: 1991 and 1992
5-17 Engineering faculty with disabilities, by selected characteristic: fall 1992
5-18 Bachelor's degrees awarded in science and engineering and all other fields, by sex:1966-1991
5-19 Bachelor's degrees, by race/ethnicity and field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-20 Bachelor's degrees awarded to men, by race/ethnicity and field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-21 Bachelor's degrees awarded to women, by race/ethnicity and field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-22 Bachelor's degrees in all fields, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-23 Bachelor's degrees in science and engineering, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-24 Bachelor's degrees in science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-25 Bachelor's degrees in engineering, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-26 Bachelor's degrees in natural sciences, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-27 Bachelor's degrees in physical science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-28 Bachelor's degrees in mathematical science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-29 Bachelor's degrees in computer science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-30 Bachelor's degrees in biological science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-31 Bachelor's degrees in agricultural science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-32 Bachelor's degrees in social science, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-33 Bachelor's degrees in psychology, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-34 Bachelor's degrees in health fields, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-35 Bachelor's degrees in non-science and non-engineering fields, by sex, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1981-1991, selected years
5-36 Bachelor's degrees awarded to blacks by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's), by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-37 Bachelor's degrees awarded to black men by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's), by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-38 Bachelor's degrees awarded to black women by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's), by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-39 Bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics by institutions in Puerto Rico, by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-40 Bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic men by institutions in Puerto Rico, by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-41 Bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic women by institutions in Puerto Rico, by field: 1981-1991, selected years
5-42 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to black men by leading institutions: 1991
5-43 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to black women by leading institutions: 1991
5-44 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic men by leading institutions: 1991
5-45 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic women by leading institutions: 1991
5-46 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to Asian men by leading institutions: 1991
5-47 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to Asian women by leading institutions: 1991
5-48 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to American Indian/Alaskan Native men by leading institutions: 1991
5-49 Science and engineering bachelor's degrees awarded to American Indian/Alaskan Native women by leading institutions: 1991
Participation rate of 22-year-olds in first university degrees in the natural sciences and engineering (NS&E), by sex and country: most current year
5-51 Science and engineering (S&E) degrees as a percentage of total first university degrees, by sex and country: most current year
Percentage of first university degrees in science and engineering obtained by men and women, by country: most current year

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