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I'm about to apply to U of Illinois in civil engineering.

  1. Sep 21, 2007 #1
    I'm a senior in high school and I live near the University of Illinois so I'm going to go there next year assuming I get accepted and everything. I'm not too passionate for anything but I like math and science so I figured engineering might be good. If I find out engineering isn't for me but I still want to pursue something with math or science, transferring shouldn't be too hard.

    I'm going to apply to civil engineering but I really have no idea what branch of engineering I'd like best. I do think it's pretty cool that it's the #1 place to go for civil engineering according to News Week. Any advice or thoughts about my plan?
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  3. Sep 21, 2007 #2
    can you go in as undeclared engineering? after taking a few general engineering courses and an intro to engineering sort of course you might have a better idea of what you like.

    I started as civil, but transfered to mechanical because it didn't feel sciency enough.
  4. Sep 22, 2007 #3
    I don't believe so. There is a general engineering major but I don't think it's the same thing.
  5. Sep 22, 2007 #4
    well you dont declare anything, but youre in the engineering school. youll take intro classes and general science/math courses
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