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My Majors Major # Students # Female % Female # Male % Male
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 528 318 60% 210 40%
Psychology, General 512 377 74% 135 26%
Finance, General 500 144 29% 356 71%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 391 210 54% 181 46%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 389 213 55% 176 45%
Accounting 341 173 51% 168 49%
Economics, General 269 68 25% 201 75%
Computer Engineering, General 268 35 13% 233 87%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 253 215 85% 38 15%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 238 25 11% 213 89%
Chemical Engineering 238 78 33% 160 67%
Political Science and Government, General 234 81 35% 153 65%
Mechanical Engineering 227 39 17% 188 83%
Neuroscience 224 143 64% 81 36%
English Language and Literature, General 195 128 66% 67 34%
Civil Engineering, General 183 33 18% 150 82%
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 181 49 27% 132 73%
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 177 68 38% 109 62%
International Relations and Affairs 173 98 57% 75 43%
Animal Sciences, General 163 131 80% 32 20%
Operations Management and Supervision 162 57 35% 105 65%
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 161 117 73% 44 27%
Mathematics, General 154 61 40% 93 60%
Social Work 153 121 79% 32 21%
Human Development and Family Studies, General 152 128 84% 24 16%
Industrial Engineering 145 53 37% 92 63%
Criminology 138 56 41% 82 59%
History, General 121 45 37% 76 63%
Environmental Science 110 63 57% 47 43%
Pharmacy 108 65 60% 43 40%
Zoology/Animal Biology 106 69 65% 37 35%
Audiology/Audiologist 103 102 99% 1 1%
Agricultural Economics 93 30 32% 63 68%
Human Nutrition 91 63 69% 28 31%
Family Resource Management Studies, General 90 31 34% 59 66%
Public Health, General 89 71 80% 18 20%
Elementary Education and Teaching 88 71 81% 17 19%
Apparel and Textiles, General 87 78 90% 9 10%
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 82 25 30% 57 70%
Sociology 81 58 72% 23 28%
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 80 51 64% 29 36%
Art/Art Studies, General 77 43 56% 34 44%
Biochemistry 77 27 35% 50 65%
Microbiology, General 76 44 58% 32 42%
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 75 2 3% 73 97%
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 75 37 49% 38 51%
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 70 5 7% 65 93%
Anthropology 68 50 74% 18 26%
Public Administration 67 44 66% 23 34%
Materials Engineering 66 19 29% 47 71%
Architecture 63 22 35% 41 65%
Agricultural Engineering 62 12 19% 50 81%
Chemistry, General 62 24 39% 38 61%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 61 10 16% 51 84%
Actuarial Science 61 26 43% 35 57%
Engineering, Other 58 6 10% 52 90%
Journalism 55 38 69% 17 31%
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 54 38 70% 16 30%
Management Information Systems, General 54 18 33% 36 67%
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship 53 51 96% 2 4%
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 51 6 12% 45 88%
Plant Sciences, General 50 14 28% 36 72%
Special Education and Teaching, General 44 36 82% 8 18%
Business/Managerial Economics 42 7 17% 35 83%
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 41 34 83% 7 17%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 40 21 53% 19 48%
Spanish Language and Literature 40 30 75% 10 25%
Molecular Genetics 39 24 62% 15 38%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 38 36 95% 2 5%
Physics, General 37 5 14% 32 86%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 37 16 43% 21 57%
Geology/Earth Science, General 35 13 37% 22 63%
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 34 23 68% 11 32%
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 32 23 72% 9 28%
Linguistics 31 20 65% 11 35%
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 31 10 32% 21 68%
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other 29 14 48% 15 52%
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 29 19 66% 10 34%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 28 23 82% 5 18%
Food Science 27 18 67% 9 33%
International Business/Trade/Commerce 26 12 46% 14 54%
Natural Resources Management and Policy 25 12 48% 13 52%
Dance, General 25 23 92% 2 8%
Philosophy 24 4 17% 20 83%
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 23 1 4% 22 96%
Real Estate 23 8 35% 15 65%
Athletic Training/Trainer 23 15 65% 8 35%
Agricultural and Food Products Processing 21 10 48% 11 52%
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 20 2 10% 18 90%
Geography 20 10 50% 10 50%
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 19 17 89% 2 11%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 19 11 58% 8 42%
Dietetics/Dietitian 19 16 84% 3 16%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 19 11 58% 8 42%
Design and Visual Communications, General 19 13 68% 6 32%
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 18 15 83% 3 17%
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 18 15 83% 3 17%
Music Performance, General 18 12 67% 6 33%
Agricultural and Extension Education Services 17 10 59% 7 41%
Music Teacher Education 17 9 53% 8 47%
Landscape Architecture 17 6 35% 11 65%
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 17 10 59% 7 41%
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 16 12 75% 4 25%
Interior Design 16 12 75% 4 25%
Chinese Language and Literature 16 8 50% 8 50%
Industrial and Product Design 16 7 44% 9 56%
German Language and Literature 14 10 71% 4 29%
French Language and Literature 14 10 71% 4 29%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 13 2 15% 11 85%
Russian Language and Literature 13 6 46% 7 54%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 13 8 62% 5 38%
Agricultural Teacher Education 13 11 85% 2 15%
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 13 6 46% 7 54%
Music, General 12 6 50% 6 50%
Japanese Language and Literature 12 5 42% 7 58%
Biomedical Sciences, General 12 9 75% 3 25%
Women's Studies 9 8 89% 1 11%
Korean Language and Literature 9 5 56% 4 44%
Art Teacher Education 9 8 89% 1 11%
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 8 5 63% 3 38%
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 8 4 50% 4 50%
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology 8 4 50% 4 50%
Arabic Language and Literature 7 4 57% 3 43%
Computational Mathematics 6 0 % 6 100%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 6 4 67% 2 33%
Astronomy 6 1 17% 5 83%
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor 5 5 100% 0 %
African-American/Black Studies 5 3 60% 2 40%
Technical Teacher Education 5 4 80% 1 20%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 5 5 100% 0 %
International/Global Studies 5 2 40% 3 60%
Italian Language and Literature 5 5 100% 0 %
Jazz/Jazz Studies 5 0 % 5 100%
Religion/Religious Studies 4 1 25% 3 75%
Insurance 4 1 25% 3 75%
Business Administration and Management, General 4 1 25% 3 75%
Public Policy Analysis, General 4 4 100% 0 %
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management 4 2 50% 2 50%
Livestock Management 3 0 % 3 100%
Islamic Studies 3 1 33% 2 67%
Entomology 3 0 % 3 100%
History, Other 2 1 50% 1 50%
Music History, Literature, and Theory 2 1 50% 1 50%
Music Theory and Composition 2 0 % 2 100%
Hebrew Language and Literature 2 2 100% 0 %
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 2 0 % 2 100%
Nutrition Sciences 1 1 100% 0 %
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 1 1 100% 0 %
Modern Greek Language and Literature 1 0 % 1 100%
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