OUS Fact Book 2000
Doctoral Degrees by Discipline

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Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline, 1999-00 Compared to 1989-90


Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Discipline
1999-00 Compared to 1989-90

      1999-00     1989-90
Discipline N  %  N  % 

Agriculture/Forestry/Environmental Studies 37 10.1% 52 12.1%
Biological Sciences 34 9.3% 46 10.7%
Business 5 1.4% 6 1.4%
Communications/Journalism 3 0.8% 0 0.0%
Computer Science 3 0.8% 7 1.6%
Education 43 11.8% 147 34.3%
Engineering/Engineering Technologies 14 3.8% 22 5.1%
Health Sciences 47 12.9% 10 2.3%
Humanities/Fine Arts 37 10.1% 33 7.7%
Mathematics 19 5.2% 14 3.3%
Physical Sciences 56 15.3% 44 10.3%
Social Sciences 38 10.4% 29 6.8%
All Other1 29 7.9% 18 4.2%
    Total 365 100.0% 428 100.0%

NOTE: Includes Oregon Health Sciences University.
1"Other" includes degrees awarded in area, ethnic and cultural studies; marketing operations, marketing and distribution; home economics; interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary studies; science technologies; parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies; protective services; and public administration and services.
Source:  OUS Institutional Research Services, 1989-90 and 1999-00 IPEDS Completions Survey.

Revised: March 2001
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