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Dual major

  1. Jul 2, 2011 #1
    Hi, I was considering the notion of studying both physics and chemistry, but am reluctant to decide definitively so. I am wondering if anyone knows if there is a relationship between the two, in that they compliment each other, because I plan on doing research in the field of physics. Does having extensive knowledge in chemistry help in some aspects of physics? Thank you
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  3. Jul 3, 2011 #2
    I would greatly appreciate if someone to respond, thank you.
  4. Jul 3, 2011 #3
    Every physicist knows some chemistry, and every chemist knows some physics. Physical chemistry is where the two subjects meet. So yes, that is a smart choice if you decide that this field of science interests you. Do some research on it.
  5. Jul 4, 2011 #4
    The extent to how much a dual major would help you depends on what you want to do research in really.
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