Careers in the Engineering Field: Typical Courses & Degrees


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What is a Career-Specific major?

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1. What is an engineer?

2. Which of these was an initial school of engineering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and interactive worksheet combo can be used to determine what you know about different engineering careers. Some topics you'll have to be familiar with to pass the quiz include roles of an engineer and types of fields engineers can go into.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The roles of an engineer
  • Different fields of engineering
  • The definition of career-specific major
  • Required academic competencies
  • Roles of a biomedical engineer

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about careers in engineering
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding engineers and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as career-specific major and biomedical engineer

Additional Learning

To learn more about preparing for a career in the engineering field, review the corresponding lesson called Careers in the Engineering Field: Typical Courses & Degrees. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Skill requirements for engineers
  • Responsibilities of engineers
  • Different schools of engineering