does minoring in math make a difference when I look for a job as an electrical engineer?
well thats basically it. Will a math minor really make that much of a difference when I'm out in this "real world"?
Asked By: hoss81t - 1/31/2008
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Interesting question. In engineering experience matters most. The longer you work in your field, the better you will get at it. Your deeper math skills will probably not be tested most of the time. However, there are very complex problems in EE which do require non-trivial math skills. You will find many problems in... More
Answered By: amansscientiae - 1/31/2008
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When I got my degree in Mechanical Engineering I got a math minor and it didn't seem to help me get a job. The thing that helped the most was an internship at the place where I eventually got a job... More
Answered By: niffer - 1/31/2008
Probably not. The math you take as an engineer will all but cover the everything you need for a minor in math, so it's almost redundant to say that you are an electrical engineer that minored in math. If it interests you, then go for it, but it probably won't help you get a job.
Answered By: Chris - 1/31/2008
No, probably not. Better to spend the time and effort to get an advanced EE degree instead if you are aiming for an EE job... More
Answered By: Tex T - 1/31/2008
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