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Advice on what to major in college?

  1. Apr 24, 2012 #1
    So I'll be going to college soon and I have yet to choose a major. I have always been interested in math and physics, so I have been thinking about engineering. In addition, I like classical mechanics a lot.
    I originally thought I would settle with a mechanical engineering major, but I also found that there was an engineering mechanic major that focused on mechanics.

    So, can someone please explain the main differences between mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics? And engineering physics too?

    The main problems I have with engineering mechanics is that only a few colleges have the degree which means that it might not be as easy to get a job out there. And although I am interested in research, I feel that I would enjoy working in the industry more.
    And exactly what types of mechanics differs mechanical engineering and engineering mechanics?

    thanks.
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2012 #2
    any ideas?
     
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