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My Majors Major # Students # Female % Female # Male % Male
Accounting 208 109 52% 99 48%
Acting 10 7 70% 3 30%
Actuarial Science 65 27 42% 38 58%
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician 43 5 12% 38 88%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 1 0 0% 1 100%
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 162 20 12% 142 88%
Agricultural Business and Management, General 142 73 51% 69 49%
Agricultural Communication/Journalism 14 13 93% 1 7%
Agricultural Economics 39 13 33% 26 67%
Agricultural Engineering 65 29 45% 36 55%
Agricultural Mechanization, General 27 1 4% 26 96%
Agricultural Teacher Education 9 7 78% 2 22%
Agriculture, General 9 3 33% 6 67%
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture 21 9 43% 12 57%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 37 2 5% 35 95%
American/United States Studies/Civilization 1 1 100% 0 0%
Ancient Studies/Civilization 8 5 63% 3 38%
Animal Sciences, General 155 126 81% 29 19%
Anthropology 26 19 73% 7 27%
Applied Mathematics, General 11 2 18% 9 82%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 113 16 14% 97 86%
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 5 5 100% 0 0%
Art Teacher Education 12 10 83% 2 17%
Asian Studies/Civilization 8 4 50% 4 50%
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General 10 5 50% 5 50%
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 74 73 99% 1 1%
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 37 10 27% 27 73%
Biochemistry 26 16 62% 10 38%
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1 0 0% 1 100%
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 81 29 36% 52 64%
Biological and Physical Sciences 13 7 54% 6 46%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 97 61 63% 36 37%
Botany/Plant Biology 15 3 20% 12 80%
Business Administration and Management, General 491 217 44% 274 56%
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 6 2 33% 4 67%
Chemical Engineering 164 61 37% 103 63%
Chemistry, General 67 23 34% 44 66%
Civil Engineering, General 117 32 27% 85 73%
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 14 14 100% 0 0%
Communication, General 149 111 74% 38 26%
Computational and Applied Mathematics 1 0 0% 1 100%
Computer Engineering, General 103 9 9% 94 91%
Computer Graphics 100 31 31% 69 69%
Computer Science 229 27 12% 202 88%
Construction Engineering 11 1 9% 10 91%
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management 53 43 81% 10 19%
Creative Writing 16 11 69% 5 31%
Design and Visual Communications, General 42 34 81% 8 19%
Dietetics/Dietitian 49 44 90% 5 10%
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 5 0 0% 5 100%
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 17 17 100% 0 0%
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 14 7 50% 7 50%
Economics, General 118 36 31% 82 69%
Education, General 10 7 70% 3 30%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 200 39 20% 161 81%
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 102 5 5% 97 95%
Elementary Education and Teaching 82 81 99% 1 1%
Engineering Technology, General 14 2 14% 12 86%
Engineering, Other 24 5 21% 19 79%
Engineering/Industrial Management 51 13 25% 38 75%
English Language and Literature, General 22 13 59% 9 41%
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 10 10 100% 0 0%
Entomology 5 2 40% 3 60%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 47 26 55% 21 45%
Experimental Psychology 136 111 82% 25 18%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 4 4 100% 0 0%
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management 6 2 33% 4 67%
Fashion/Apparel Design 16 16 100% 0 0%
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 25 9 36% 16 64%
Financial Mathematics 8 5 63% 3 38%
Financial Planning and Services 32 9 28% 23 72%
Fine/Studio Arts, General 21 17 81% 4 19%
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 46 35 76% 11 24%
Food Science 34 26 76% 8 24%
Forestry, General 14 10 71% 4 29%
French Language and Literature 3 2 67% 1 33%
Genetics, General 21 12 57% 9 43%
Geology/Earth Science, General 18 7 39% 11 61%
German Language and Literature 5 3 60% 2 40%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 78 51 65% 27 35%
Health and Wellness, General 12 8 67% 4 33%
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 18 16 89% 2 11%
History, General 33 17 52% 16 48%
Horticultural Science 9 7 78% 2 22%
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 149 113 76% 36 24%
Human Development and Family Studies, General 66 63 95% 3 5%
Industrial Engineering 235 67 29% 168 71%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 19 1 5% 18 95%
Industrial and Product Design 20 7 35% 13 65%
Information Technology 114 19 17% 95 83%
Interior Design 3 3 100% 0 0%
Japanese Language and Literature 5 4 80% 1 20%
Jewish/Judaic Studies 1 0 0% 1 100%
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 88 53 60% 35 40%
Landscape Architecture 15 10 67% 5 33%
Linguistics 9 8 89% 1 11%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 43 15 35% 28 65%
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 12 2 17% 10 83%
Materials Engineering 47 12 26% 35 74%
Mathematical Statistics and Probability 179 49 27% 130 73%
Mathematics and Computer Science 12 0 0% 12 100%
Mathematics, General 61 18 30% 43 70%
Mechanical Engineering 407 60 15% 347 85%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 184 12 7% 172 93%
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 1 0 0% 1 100%
Microbiology and Immunology 4 2 50% 2 50%
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 27 14 52% 13 48%
Neurobiology and Anatomy 26 18 69% 8 31%
Nuclear Engineering 22 2 9% 20 91%
Nutrition Sciences 6 4 67% 2 33%
Organizational Leadership 162 73 45% 89 55%
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 32 19 59% 13 41%
Philosophy 7 2 29% 5 71%
Photography 2 1 50% 1 50%
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 46 33 72% 13 28%
Physics, General 41 4 10% 37 90%
Plant Genetics 9 5 56% 4 44%
Political Science and Government, General 56 24 43% 32 57%
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 17 15 88% 2 12%
Psychology, General 32 26 81% 6 19%
Public Health Education and Promotion 48 40 83% 8 17%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 101 95 94% 6 6%
Religion/Religious Studies 1 0 0% 1 100%
Russian Language and Literature 1 0 0% 1 100%
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 109 37 34% 72 66%
Social Studies Teacher Education 11 3 27% 8 73%
Sociology 110 57 52% 53 48%
Special Education and Teaching, Other 23 22 96% 1 4%
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology 5 4 80% 1 20%
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 27 6 22% 21 78%
Turf and Turfgrass Management 4 1 25% 3 75%
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 21 21 100% 0 0%
Women's Studies 7 6 86% 1 14%
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology 1 0 0% 1 100%
Degree data from 2016-2017
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