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Table A.5.
Number of Credits Taken in All Fields and Within the Field of First Major
Business/EconomicsBiological SciencePsychologyEducationPhilosophy/Religion/History
AllWithinAllWithinAllWithinAllWithinAllWithin
FieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsField
Single major 116.9 18.6 126.3 15.6 116.4 13.3 132.1 17.0 114.4 16.3 
Double up 126.7 12.6 137.0 13.8 129.6 10.5 136.4 12.6 127.7 13.7 
Double down 128.7 13.3 139.5 14.1 125.5 11.5 139.6 12.7 133.1 15.1 
Minor up 127.1 17.8 131.1 15.9 122.6 12.9 128.9 14.2 124.2 14.3 
Minor down 126.3 17.2 132.1 14.4 120.5 13.2 145.2 16.3 128.6 14.5 
Business/EconomicsBiological SciencePsychologyEducationPhilosophy/Religion/History
AllWithinAllWithinAllWithinAllWithinAllWithin
FieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsFieldFieldsField
Single major 116.9 18.6 126.3 15.6 116.4 13.3 132.1 17.0 114.4 16.3 
Double up 126.7 12.6 137.0 13.8 129.6 10.5 136.4 12.6 127.7 13.7 
Double down 128.7 13.3 139.5 14.1 125.5 11.5 139.6 12.7 133.1 15.1 
Minor up 127.1 17.8 131.1 15.9 122.6 12.9 128.9 14.2 124.2 14.3 
Minor down 126.3 17.2 132.1 14.4 120.5 13.2 145.2 16.3 128.6 14.5 

Notes: Double up/down refers to having a second major in a higher/lower paying major; minor up/down refers to having a minor in a higher/lower paying major. Credits taken within the field of first major are credit hours of courses with the same two-digit Classification of Instructional Programs code of their first major.

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