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Engineering Math Physics degree?

  1. Jul 23, 2008 #1
    Hello everyone,
    This is my first post.
    My problem is that I'm getting terribly frustrated trying to decide which degree to pursue?
    Everyday I change between electrical engineering, math, or physics. I have been back in school since spring '08. And my original intention was to pursue a bachelors in Electrical Engineering. However, a degree in math or physics also seems like an interesting possibility. They definitely don't seem easier but I would probably be able to graduate quicker in math or physics than in engineering. But since getting back in school I have found a new love of math I didn't know I had. I'm about to begin Calculus 3 and differential equations in the fall. And I really need to decide and fully commit to a degree path by the spring semester. Also when I graduate I plan on pursuing a graduate degree in one of those 3 areas. Anyway I'm just looking for some suggestions, thoughts, and opinions.
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  3. Jul 23, 2008 #2
    Don't stress it too much on deciding your major. Take classes you think are interesting. A big suggestion is to get involved in research as an undergraduate. This will help you tremendously. From this point you can better see what graduate program and field you want to go into. All three of your choices are similar enough that jumping ships for a masters is possible.
  4. Jul 23, 2008 #3
    Your post is a little too ambiguous to give specific advice. Since I'm in physics, and physics is on the list, I'm going to go with "you should do physics." If you want a better answer, you need to consider what you want it to prepare you for.
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