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Possibility of Transfer from Cockrell to McCombs

JpgranierJpgranier Registered User Posts: 1,212 Senior Member
If engineering turns out not to be my strong suit, would transferring into McCombs be an actual possibility?

Replies to: Possibility of Transfer from Cockrell to McCombs

  • gettingschooledgettingschooled Registered User Posts: 1,937 Senior Member
    Yes but you have to complete the prerequisites and have very high grades. The pre-requisites include Calculus and Economics (two of each).
  • JpgranierJpgranier Registered User Posts: 1,212 Senior Member
    Would there be preference for someone from engineering to switch in over say an easier major like liberal arts?

    Also, if I made it into engineering honors would there be an impact.

    I'm seriously rethinking my decision of engineering. I've told myself since I was little I am going to be an engineer, but I don't know if that's really for me.

    I love math, but not science. I feel like something in finance would suit me better... But I think it's too late.

    Any thoughts on what to do?
  • gettingschooledgettingschooled Registered User Posts: 1,937 Senior Member
    First of all, be really careful about calling another major "easier." Some may be easier to get into but until you do the coursework, there is no way of calling a major easy. I doubt you meant to offend but others might not see it that way.

    In your my status, is there a place that you can change your major? I seem to remember something on the right hand side of the screen but I really don't remember if it was there before or after my S got his major.

    It would definitely seem better to do it now rather than after you get your major.

  • JpgranierJpgranier Registered User Posts: 1,212 Senior Member
    edited October 2016
    @gettingschooled Yeah, I'm talking about easier to get into.

    I can change my major, but my essay A has an entire paragraph about engineering ahhh!

    I would not want the business school to read that and think "oh this guy is indecisive, REJECTED."

    Any ideas what to do.....

    Going to talk to my aunt who majored in finance and worked it 30 years (now retired). I think I can handle the course work in engineering, but I'm not sure I am creative enough to actually work the field and make something of myself.
  • gettingschooledgettingschooled Registered User Posts: 1,937 Senior Member
    The Engneering school does not read the essays. Admissions does that and assigns the majors. But is there a chance that the admissions person thinks you are indecisive? Probably. Enough to keep you out of the major? Dunno. Why not call your regional admissions rep and ask what they think?
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