College major 1
Variable: major1
Module:
Core
Subject:
Education
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

What was your major or field of study when you received your (RESPONDENT'S COLLEGE DEGREE) degree? IF THE RESPONDENT RECEIVED MORE THAN ONE GRADUATE LEVEL DEGREE, ASK ABOUT THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED (E.G. ABOUT A Ph.D. RATHER THAN AN M.B.A).
[COUNT UP TO 2 MENTIONS]

Year Availability
Available in 3 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Accounting/bookkeeping
2 Advertising
3 Agriculture/horticulture
4 Allied health
5 Anthropolgy
6 Architecture
7 Art
8 Biology
9 Business administration
11 Chemistry
12 Communications/speech
13 Comm. disorders
14 Computer science
15 Dentistry
16 Education
17 Economics
18 Engineering
19 English
20 Finance
21 Foreign language
22 Forestry
23 Geography
24 Geology
25 History
26 Home economics
27 Industry & techn
28 Journalism
29 Law
30 Law enforcement
31 Library science
32 Marketing
33 Mathmatics
34 Medicine
35 Music
36 Nursing
38 Pharmacy
39 Philosophy
40 Physical education
41 Physics
42 Psychology
43 Political science/international relations
44 Sociology
45 Special education
46 Theater arts
47 Theology
48 Veterinary medicine
49 Liberal arts
50 Other
51 General sciences
52 Social work
53 General studies
54 Other vocational
55 Health
56 Industrial relations
57 Child/human/family development
58 Food science/nutrition/culinary arts
59 Environmental science/ecology
60 Social sciences
61 Human services/human resources
62 Visual arts/graphic design/design and drafting
63 Fine arts
64 Humanities
65 Ethnic studies
66 Educational administration
67 Television/film
68 Aviation/aeronatics
69 Statistics/biostatistics
70 Criminology/criminal justice
71 Administrative science/public administration
72 Electronics
73 Urban and regional planning
74 Mechanics/machine trade
75 Dance
76 Gerontology
77 Public relations
78 Textiles/cloth
79 Parks and recreation
80 Information technology
81
82
98 Dk/uncoded
99 No answer
0 Not applicable
2012 2014 2016
28 32 30
3 2 0
8 2 7
0 2 1
3 5 1
2 3 5
6 7 11
16 22 33
90 142 172
5 8 10
20 18 26
4 6 2
25 24 33
2 4 3
73 91 97
11 19 13
47 49 47
23 26 27
7 15 14
4 8 6
1 0 3
0 2 2
1 3 4
10 19 14
0 0 3
3 4 6
5 6 6
13 18 23
3 5 4
4 5 2
11 15 13
5 10 12
9 25 12
4 2 10
36 39 60
2 5 4
2 0 2
9 6 16
3 6 7
32 32 34
16 22 19
9 15 10
5 3 5
6 2 3
6 6 13
1 5 3
8 16 12
8 10 21
10 13 15
7 17 24
2 5 7
5 11 6
23 31 31
1 0 0
11 3 7
3 6 9
5 5 6
4 2 7
3 7 7
3 8 9
4 5 5
0 2 0
3 1 0
3 4 8
0 2 6
2 1 1
0 0 2
13 17 17
2 11 3
6 6 5
1 1 3
0 1 1
1 0 1
1 0 1
3 1 2
3 4 0
1 2 1
0 5 8
0 0 3
0 0 11
2 3 0
0 1 5
1263 1597 1795
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 2713
Missing cases 59753