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Why do a lot of people move from electrical engineering to other fields of study?

  1. Oct 15, 2007 #1


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    it seems like A LOT of people who move onto physics or other theoretical fields start out with a BS in EE.

    I know that EE is related to signal processing. But is it that relevant to the other theoretical fields? Can a person with EE easily move onto another theoretical field, more easily than say, a math major or physics major would?
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  3. Oct 15, 2007 #2
    I don't know about more easily, but it's still a relevant skill. Becoming more adapt with instrumentation is relevant to many fields, and EE is a great starting point for that. Depending on the field, you may need additional preparation...sometimes a great deal.
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