Engineering has many different specializations and applications, from electrical and mechanical, to aerospace, petroleum and public works.
The common thread is that you use technology and calculations to invent structures for public or private use. Engineers seek to solve problems and complete tasks in the most efficient and effective way possible.
The studies require heavy doses of math and science courses, including calculus, physics and statistics.
Engineering provides numerous and varied career opportunities that pay well. So, if you've got a good head for figuring things out and are eager to enter the workforce and get going, you should consider this major.