What engineering jobs are there for someone bad at physics?
I'm a high school student who is great at math, and absolutely rocked geometry, but physics enters my brain and accelerates out faster than you can say "DOH!" So, what engineering jobs and college majors would be good to take a look at? Thanks for your time!
Asked By: Lola - 5/15/2010
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You've got it all wrong. Physics is just applied math and applied physics is engineering. In the real world, most engineers do not really do any engineering work at all, as there are too many engineers in the world today. Most engineers have an engineering degree and call themselves engineers, but have basically... More
Answered By: Tat - 5/15/2010
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Answered By: Raj - 5/15/2010
Lola, the answer that Tat has given is excellent but he has gone a bit too far. Physics is applied mathematics and engineering is applied physics but if you are completely lost when the concepts of physics are discussed, you would be struggling to successfully complete an engineering degree. Since you are so good at... More
Answered By: Percy - 5/15/2010
You would do well in Electrical engineering or Computer science. Electrical engineering doesn't stress physics as coursework that much... More
Answered By: Brian J - 5/15/2010
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