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I just don't know what to study or major in

  1. May 26, 2015 #1
    I'm a liberal arts major, and I can see that going no where fast. I love math and science, though I only have very basic knowledge of each. I grew up poor, and went to one of the lowest ranked school districts in my state so I wasn't really exposed to any of it.

    I always thought I hated school but now I know it's bc the classrooms were like conflict zones with disruptive students and screaming teachers slamming things around. I've been an excellent student in college and enjoy studying.

    When I realized I needed a new major, I incorrectly thought I would just get a masters in a stem major. Unfortunately I won't meet any pre reqs bc I took math and science for liberal arts.

    I'm planning on starting over and taking the challenging stem classes I missed, but I still don't have a clear path of what to study or work towards.

    Would engineering give me a strong base to do whatever I want after?

    The three things I really want -
    is a needed professional career with excellent opportunity (little competition, job security)
    To start working in the next few years then continue my education as I work
    I'm on the design and planning side. I have ADD and procedural / rote memory tasks have a severe negative effect on my mental health.

    Thank you for any replies, I really appreciate any advice.
     
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  3. May 26, 2015 #2
    Engineering offers an extremely wide array of career opportunities.
     
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