Number of bachelor's degrees earned in the United States in 2014/15, by field of research

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Field of researchNumber of degrees
Business 363,799
Health professions and related programs 216,228
Social sciences and history 166,944
Psychology 117,557
Biological and biomedical sciences 109,896
Engineering 97,858
Visual and performing arts 95,832
Education 91,623
Communication, journalism, and related programs 90,650
Homeland security, law enforcement, and firefighting 62,723
Computer and information sciences 59,581
Parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies 49,006
Multi/interdisciplinary studies 47,556
English language and literature/letters 45,847
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities 43,647
Agriculture and natural resources 36,277
Public administration and social services 34,363
Physical sciences and science technologies 30,038
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 24,584
Mathematics and statistics 21,853
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 19,493
Engineering technologies 17,238
Philosophy and religious studies 11,072
Theology and religious vocations 9,708
Architecture and related services 9,090
Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 7,782
Communications technologies 5,135
Transportation and materials moving 4,711
Legal professions and studies 4,420
Military technologies and applied sciences 276
Library science 99
Precision production 48
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The graph shows the number of bachelor's degrees earned in higher education in 2014/15, according to the field of research. In 2015, there were total 36,277 bachelor's degrees were earned in agriculture and natural resources sector.

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