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I'm a physics major, and after looking through my universities requirements I've realized that the physics major leaves me just a few classes shy of a mathematics minor.

The mathematics requirements for my physics program are:

Single variate calculus 1 & 2

Multivariate calculus

Differential equations (according the the course catalog this is ODE, not PDE)

The mathematics minor requires:

Single variate calculus 1 & 2

Algebraic structures

15 hours of additional course work numbered above 300:

So after finishing off my multivariate and ODE class from my program, and taking the required algebraic structures class, that leaves me with 9 hours remaining to finish off a math minor.

Now, from what I've read, Linear algebra and PDE are both classes that "should" be required for the physics degree... so I plan to take those...

Also from what I've read my future goals are important to take into account when choosing with maths will be most valuable. So, my goal is to someday do research in particle physics!

Also after taking Linear and PDE, the minor will only require 3 more hours (1 class), however I will still have a few general elective spots to fill, so if there are multiple different courses that will benefit me in the long run, I can definitely take more than required!

Thanks for any advice!

Marshall