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Anyway, my question is this: Should I major in Genetics or Biochemistry?

As of now, I'm leaning toward biochem (I would love either major- biochem just covers more of my interests). However, my math skills are a tad mediocre. The highest level math class I've taken is one step below pre-calculus (although, I did get an 'A').

I'm a fast learner, but I'm still afraid I wouldn't be able to understand/keep up with the mathematical demands of biochemistry. One of the colleges I'm looking at does give biochemistry majors the option of taking lower level math classes instead of calc. If I went that route, would the other aspects of biochem course work still be doable for me (such as the physics)?

As I'm willing to take more math classes to compensate for my less educated self would minoring in something like statistics or math be any help? If not, then genetics it is!

Thanks for any input.