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What type of engineer should I become?

I like math and chemistry and have done well in both thus far, so I was thinking of becoming an engineer, but what type should I become? I want my career to be interesting, and I don't think I want to work with architecture or robotics. Should I even become an engineer? Thanks. Also, what courses of study should I pursue?

Asked By: yajoooojay - 3/9/2008
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Your interests and abilities are similar to those I had in high school. I became a chemical engineer, and liked the work but did not anticipate when I was in college that those chemical plants are not often located in desirable cities. I found that out during my career, though... More
Answered By: brainy1 - 3/9/2008
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if u r well interested in chem. u can be a chemical engineer interest in maths is required for any group of engineer... every group contains maths...
Answered By: sweetheart - 3/9/2008
 
do you like designing/building things? if yes, then yes, engineering is good for you. if no, then straight science is better. :) is there anything in particular you do like designing? if its just general design, go mech E: pretty much every engineering (except civil/architecture) is an offshoot from that....
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Answered By: Jeni P - 3/9/2008
 
I enjoy computer engineering; you don't have to work with robotics, specifically -- you can design high-speed computers, communications circuits, or many other things... More
Answered By: Eric C - 3/9/2008
 
Become a mechanical engineering, we learn everything.
Answered By: mathsux - 3/9/2008
 
If you think you would like engineering, most engineering programs at universities give you some introduction to different fields of engineering. There are also programs for high school students to get an introduction into what real engineers do. Check out Materials Camp at ASM International. If you are accepted... More
Answered By: Gary H - 3/9/2008
 
As you mention that you like math and chemistry, but don't like architecture or robotics, that pretty much leave materials engineering. Though, you will have to speak with architects, and therefore have at least a basic knowledge of their field.
Answered By: dotancohen - 3/9/2008
 
In college your first year or two will be general engineering courses, and you will get a class in electrical, civil, mechanical, chemical, materials, industrial, along with general courses. So find something you like.
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Answered By: protoham - 3/9/2008
 
Become a chemical engineer.
Answered By: gatorbait - 3/9/2008
 
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