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Concerns regarding Majors

  1. May 7, 2012 #1
    I am a student in University of Toronto,
    and I am currently in Math Specialist (basically Math Major with more required courses and forced to take honors class) and Computer Major, but my Computer Major forces me to pay twice of the regular tuition. Also, I have to take a Computer Project Course, which I am not confident getting A.

    Do you recommend keeping Computer Major for going into Math Graduate School?
    Or Computer Minor (project course not required, less tuition) would be suitable too?
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  3. May 7, 2012 #2
    Dropping the computer major will not affect your grad school application in mathematics. So if it's less work and money, then you should consider dropping it.
  4. May 7, 2012 #3


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    Hey chhan92 and welcome to the forums.

    If you want to go to math graduate school, I recommend you have some familiarity with basic programming. I don't think you will need to know too much more than this to be honest but if you have done a little programming, or used things like R, SAS, Maple, MATLAB and so on, then this should probably be sufficient.

    You will not need a major or a minor for this only a subject or two in basic programming.
  5. May 8, 2012 #4
    Thank you for your kind response.
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