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A sub-field of relatively employable applied/experimental physics

  1. Jul 14, 2013 #1

    I am a rising sophomore at university majoring in physics. Since high school and through university lectures and labs, I have discovered that applied/experimental physics is my cup of tea and I wish to pursue a doctorate degree. But also, I do not wish to be drowning with debts after I graduate, so I would rather pursue a sub-field that is relatively employable since I enjoy all physics. I have taken programming courses in Python and C and will take C++ and get some hands-on experience for programming for experiments.

    Here's one problem. I am color-blind. I did not choose electrical engineering because I could not read the colors of resistor bands with certainty. Will this exclude any of the possible options?
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  3. Jun 24, 2014 #2
    when you study in physics is there a problem? because you partially color blind?
  4. Jun 24, 2014 #3


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    Being color blind is not an issue at all.

  5. Jun 24, 2014 #4
    really ? many experiment in physics its make me scare
  6. Jun 25, 2014 #5


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    I am "somewhat" colour blind and I finished the electronic engineering course without too much difficulty. It's doable, colour blindness is much less of an issue than it is made out to be :)
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