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I'm currently a 3rd year (on a 5yr plan) EE major, but ive always been interested in ME, is it too late (or inadvisable or impossible) to start double majoring in ME now? EE's not easy but im not struggling too badly.

I have a very vague idea of the double majoring process, would that be 2 separate degrees or 1 combined degree, would i have to complete them simultaneously?

Eventually i plan to get a masters in EE, should i focus on that instead of picking up ME?
 
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good luck
 
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I have a very vague idea of the double majoring process, would that be 2 separate degrees or 1 combined degree, would i have to complete them simultaneously?
Depends on the school, so you need to talk to your advisers. Mine doesn't allow simultaneous degrees and would have required you to come back as a 2nd degree student.

As for recommended? It'll probably add at least a year (if not 2) to your plan and you still want to go to grad school. I'm just gonna emphasize that you have to talk to your school's advisers about the feasibility of doing a double degree.
 

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It's almost certainly one degree with two majors.
 
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I'm currently a 3rd year (on a 5yr plan) EE major, but ive always been interested in ME, is it too late (or inadvisable or impossible) to start double majoring in ME now? EE's not easy but im not struggling too badly.

I have a very vague idea of the double majoring process, would that be 2 separate degrees or 1 combined degree, would i have to complete them simultaneously?

Eventually i plan to get a masters in EE, should i focus on that instead of picking up ME?
Hmm if you started that at my university(NC State), then it would almost certainly be 2 extra years(6 years total). This is because so many ME classes have other ME classes as prerequisites, and not only that, most of the higher level courses are only offered in either the fall or spring semester, not both.

I say go for it, or at least maybe take some ME courses as EE electives if possible? Double majoring in EE and ME would leave you open for LOTS of options post graduation.
 
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It's almost certainly one degree with two majors.
at my school if you accumulate over 155 credit hours you are awarded two separate degrees. Otherwise it's one degree with two majors.
 

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