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Table 1

Fall 1992 Majors in Fall 1996: Changes, Graduated, and Continuing

COLLEGE
MAJOR


1992
MAJORS


1995
MAJORS

1992-95
MAJORS
UNCHANGED

1992-95
MAJORS
LOSS

1992-95
MAJORS
GAIN


NET GAIN
(LOSS)


1995-96 GRADS.


FALL 96
CONT.

ARTS & LETTERS                
ANTHROPOLOGY

5

30

2

3

28

25

26

3

ART

60

61

41

19

20

1

43

16

ART HISTORY

2

10

2

0

8

8

10

2

COMMUNICATIONS

86

146

55

31

91

60

122

24

DANCE

13

8

5

8

3

(5)

7

0

ENGLISH

56

115

24

32

91

59

94

20

HISTORY

27

56

13

14

43

29

40

14

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

23

36

9

14

27

13

31

6

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

18

41

11

7

30

23

34

7

MUSIC

66

52

38

28

14

(14)

19

24

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

4

7

2

2

5

3

3

1

POLITICAL SCIENCE

74

95

34

40

61

21

64

21

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

1

9

0

1

9

8

6

2

INTERDISC SOCIAL SCIENCE

2

33

1

1

32

31

31

2

SOCIOLOGY

10

44

4

6

40

34

35

10

THEATRE

15

12

6

9

6

(3)

4

3

COLLEGE TOTAL

462

755

247

215

508

293

569

155

BUSINESS                
ACCOUNTING

82

57

25

57

32

(25)

43

12

BUSINESS ECONOMICS

0

12

0

0

12

12

5

5

COMPUTER INFO SYSTEMS

10

78

7

3

71

68

55

29

ECONOMICS

16

28

3

13

25

12

22

5

FINANCE

40

81

19

21

62

41

54

24

FASHION MERCHANDISING

3

5

1

2

4

2

6

1

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MGT

9

21

7

2

14

12

12

6

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

55

46

23

32

23

(9)

25

15

MANAGEMENT/OPS MGT

42

40

15

27

25

(2)

26

18

MARKETING

41

71

17

24

54

30

52

20

QUANTITATIVE FINANCE

0

5

0

0

5

5

2

1

COLLEGE TOTAL

298

444

117

181

327

146

302

136

INTEGRATED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY              
COMM SCIENCES & DISORDERS

16

35

8

8

27

19

32

2

COMPUTER SCIENCE

29

20

8

21

12

(9)

14

5

DIETETICS

2

12

2

0

10

10

8

3

GEOGRAPHY

2

16

1

1

15

14

12

3

HEALTH SCIENCES

11

75

4

7

71

64

55

21

INTEGRATED SCIENCE & TECH

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

2

NURSING

32

43

20

12

23

11

26

13

SOCIAL WORK

8

27

4

4

23

19

15

11

COLLEGE TOTAL

100

229

47

53

182

129

163

60

EDUCATION & PSYCHOLOGY                
KINESIOLOGY

12

25

0

12

25

13

12

12

OFFICE SYSTEMS MGT

0

2

0

0

2

2

1

1

PSYCHOLOGY

106

184

59

47

125

78

150

32

COLLEGE TOTAL

118

211

59

59

152

93

163

45

SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS                
BIOLOGY

128

107

52

76

55

(21)

75

24

CHEMISTRY

28

22

14

14

8

(6)

16

4

GEOLOGY

2

8

0

2

8

6

0

6

MATHEMATICS

30

20

10

20

10

(10)

12

6

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

3

7

1

2

6

4

0

0

PHYSICS

15

3

1

14

2

(12)

3

0

COLLEGE TOTAL

206

167

78

128

89

(39)

106

40

TOTAL FIRST & SECOND MAJORS

1,184

1,806

548

636

1,258

622

1,303

436

UNDECLARED

927

34

31

896

3

(893)

NA

1

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