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I am a math and physics double major with a minor in astronomy. While here I have worked with a professor on extrasolar planet transit detection alogrithms and did reasearch this summer in nuclear astrophysics at clemson university. This comming semester Im going to be working with a math professor in advanced group theory.

Courses Taken

Physics and Astronomy.

Univesrity Physics 1 and Lab

Univesrity Physics 2 and Lab

University Physics 3 and Lab

Circuit Theory

Electronics Lab

Modern Physics 1

Modern Physics 2

Atomic lab

Introducatory Astrophysics

Observational Astronomy.

Mathematics

Calc 1

Calc 2

Multivariable Calculus

Partial Differential Equatoins

Ordinary Differential Equations

Linear Algebra

Discrete Mathematics

Abstract Algebra 1

Abstract Algebra 2

I love math and physics both. However I can see myself going a semester without physics but however couldnt imagine a semester without a math class. My problem is which do I go to gradschool for?

I love both and was thinking about going for physics and work on a master in math at the same time if it is possible to do. I am more of a theoretical person than experimentalist as I have learned. Is it posibble to do both. Lately Ive been looking at schools that offer graduate degree in mathematical physics but my physics professors have told me time after time there is no jobs in it and it is useless to go into. Is this true or is it possible to get a teaching job at a university as a mathematical physicist.

Thanks for your time,

Karatechop

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