Hello, I am currently doing a double degree program of engineering and science at Australian National University. However, due to budget constraint I am going to drop engineering and just do science which will only take 3 years instead of 5 years. I am interested in astronomy and electronics engineering (computer engineering). If I just do astronomy as my science major, would it have a major impact in my future career that I am only going to be academics? Other than science discipline, what are the other fields that an astronomer can work confidently in? Can a scientist switch to be an engineer? If so what kind of job will a scientist do in engineering industry? I wonder what are the similarities between them.