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Getting a more specific idea

  1. Oct 5, 2009 #1
    Hello everyone,
    I'm a first year student currently majoring in math/secondary education. I've been researching different schools around my area because I have become really interested and set on switching to majoring in physics. Problem is, I want to have ,for myself, a more specific idea of what kind of physics I would like to pursue. I've been looking into geophysics which seems kind of interesting. I am absolutely enfatuated about the universe in general (I love watching the science channel and seeing different scientists trying to calculate where the dormant black holes in each universe are, all those kinds of things are extremely intrigueing to me). I am also crazy about light. Optics is a topic that I would love to know more about. I love math, and I excel at it.
    I was really hoping/wondering if anyone here could point me in the right direction as to what type of field or specific major I should look into. I want to get a better plan as to what I'm going to do when I get out of school if I do switch to a physics major. If anyone has suggestions based on what I listed as my interests, please write back.
    Thank you,
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 5, 2009 #2
    I would not major in physics unless you are looking to get a Ph.D.
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