i'm currently a physics and applied math double major considering applying to grad schools next fall. i plan on going to graduate school to study applied math or engineering. I'm worried that not too many companies will want someone with an applied math degree who studied modeling.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

my favorite classes are mathematical modeling (we used modeling techniques to problems in population dynamics and traffic flow), DEs, linear algebra, and PDEs, mechanics (oscillators in particular).

i dont want to do physics since i hate experiments and hands on work. i also found quantum to be too theoretical. for instance, on the midterms, i often got the conceptual probs wrong but the math-related probs right. this has been the case for all my physics classes, even the lower divs, which is why i think mechE might be too 'practical' for me

is it MUCH easier to find jobs in, say, aerospace or mechanical engineering with a MS in engineering than applied math?

i've been looking into computational fluid mechanics since it seems to use physics and applied math

i havent taken any ME classes, but plan on taking heat transfer and fluid mechanics next semester

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# Applied math or mechanical engineering

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