
#1
Jul1108, 12:27 AM

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i want to get into computers but i want to major in math
some schools i'm interested in offer things like computational math for example, a school i might attend offers a few math majors pure math applied math mathcomputer science and mathscientific computation the latter sounds most appealing to me, but would it be a competitive major in the computer field? or would the computer science one seem a lot more normal/acceptable? do employers typically prefer plain computer science majors to math majors? who gets paid more? what sort of jobs would something like computational math get me? 



#2
Jul1108, 01:16 AM

P: 466

Discrete Math major is pretty much exactly what you're looking for it sounds like. I know a handful of discrete math majors, none of whom have had a problem finding internships/coop positions or a job doing computer science related things.



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