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Would it be wise to double major in chemical engineering and chemistry?

My rationale is that doing so could only benefit my education by providing an even more solid background in chemistry with more resources to draw on. In addition, my thinking is that job prospects would be more abundant with these two versatile degrees.

Asked By: bigjoe - 8/8/2009
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It's not a bad idea. We got minors in chemistry with our ChE degrees. It wouldnt take much to get a major. I often wish I knew more chemistry than I do. Our ChE education included 3 years of chem, but that wasn't really enough to "know" chemistry. Not more than the general overview that is. That said, different... More
Answered By: newfaldon - 8/8/2009
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Not really...chemical engineering covers everything in chemistry except like research in chemistry in a hard core lab setting....
Answered By: CeeCee - 8/8/2009
 
ehh considering Chemical Engineers can do what Chemists can do, I wouldn't say it would be necessary. But it's up to you.
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Answered By: Paul J - 8/9/2009
 
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