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Applied math major, thinking of grad school

  1. Sep 8, 2008 #1
    hey guys

    im currently an applied math major, with a CS minor, about to enter my 4th year. I am thinking i'd like to work in robotics maybe, and might be considering getting masters-level education in EE, or systems engineering. is this an easy transition, from applied math, to engineering? what additional courses would i need to take?

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  3. Sep 8, 2008 #2

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    If you want an MSEE, you need to take essentially all the courses of a BSEE.
     
  4. Sep 9, 2008 #3
    oh yea, the applied math major requires that i take
    1 year of engineering physics (mechanics, E&M) which is the same as EE's take
    i took 2 years of programming
    and as elective i have taken control systems, and DSP

    am i looking at more than a year of catch up work before i can get the MSEE?
     
  5. Sep 9, 2008 #4

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    Yes, to get a BSEE you need more than 2 year of programming and 2 electives. You should look at the BSEE requirements in your university to see where you have to catch up.
     
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