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A lot of math, however the math department tends to treat things as pure math so it might be better to take a few more physics classes and skip a couple extra that might be required for a math major (like taking Real Analysis 2 will gobble up a ton of time and not be particularly critical for you, etc.).

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If you work on quantum gravity, my impression is that many groups have adopted quite a bit of pure mathematics.

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There are probably more, but the fields of physics which seem heavily interfaced with pure mathematics at present are string theory/LQG/other quantum gravity approaches(I think string theory people have even started whole new areas of study in pure mathematics),topological matter (which can get very esoteric, try reading one of Witten's papers on the topic; topological quantum computing also seems to hinge upon the application of sophisticated pure mathematics), and to a lesser extent classical gravity.

Unless I've missed something, if the OP is interested in anything else, his/her mileage out of such courses will probably be quite a bit lower.

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Anyway, there are lots of physics majors who go to graduate school in some theoretical area of physics and don't have a math major.

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