Of those college freshmen who intend to major in science or engineering, the share expressing interest in majoring in computer sciences or engineering has declined in recent years.
Figure 9. Freshmen intending S&E major by field: 1985-2006
SOURCE: Appendix Table 2-15, Science and Engineering Indicators 2008, National Science Foundation, http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/seind08.
DIGEST OF KEY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INDICATORS 2008 – General Science and Engineering Indicators