Tanya, Philadelphia asked Stacey Swisher Harnetty, Eastman Chemical Company

AddedThursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Struggling with Physics
Hello, I am currently a sophomore in college pursuing a mechanical engineering major. I picked this major because I have always been good at math. I already took all of my required math courses, but I am struggling with the physics courses. I feel like in this major there are so many physics courses I must get through but they do not teach me what I will actually be doing in the field of engineering careers. Everyone I have been talking to says that I will be ‘applying’ the concepts I learn in class to real life, but I feel like I am just getting through these ‘concepts’ and not actually fully understanding them. I have good grades through studying, but I feel like I don’t have the natural ability towards physics as most of my classmates do. Should I maybe consider switching majors or should I stick it out?
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