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What is the best college to pick for a prospective Engineering major?

shortduderayshortduderay Registered User Posts: 247 Junior Member
Hi,
I'm currently a senior planning to apply for UCSD under an Engineering major (probably EE?), and I was wondering what college out of the 6 would best suit an engineer. Thanks!
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Replies to: What is the best college to pick for a prospective Engineering major?

  • onedayoneday Registered User Posts: 518 Member
    warren - least ge. second should be muir.
  • IGotIn!IGotIn! Registered User Posts: 330 Member
    Engineers fit well in Warren.
  • shortduderayshortduderay Registered User Posts: 247 Junior Member
    Um... so what does this mean?
    PROGRAMS OF CONCENTRATION
    (for B.A./ B.S. degrees in arts/ sciences) Two programs of concentration, both noncontiguous to the major and to each other

    Does this just mean specializations within your major, or is it something outside the major? Any examples? Thanks!
  • TwylaBlooTwylaBloo Registered User Posts: 486 Member
    OK, for Warren a program of concentration consists of 6 classes in an area outside (non-contiguous) to your major, as you stated. However, since you want to be an engineer, you would have GEs called "Area Studies" (AS), which are slightly different. They are still non-continguous to your major, but they only consist of 3 classes: 2 lower-divs and 1 upper-div class. You need to complete two separate AS's: one would be in a humanities area (history, philosphy, arts, theatre, literature, etc.) and one would be in a social science area (psychology, sociology, poli sci, etc.) - and that's 6 classes total.
    So, to clarify, Area Studies are just General Education requirements, outside of your major. And depending on which Area Studies you choose to complete, you may be able to fulfill some classes with AP credit and such.
    Look here for more detailed info:
    http://warren.ucsd.edu/academiclife/publications/advising_handbook.pdf
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