Overview: Can't decide between two scenarios. 1)Graduate spring 2014 with B.S. in physics 2)Graduate spring 2015 with B.S. physics and B.S. in computational mathematics (also with additional physics courses and labs) Situation: I can graduate next spring with the minimal classes for a B.S. in physics or stay another year and also get my computational mathematics B.S. In doing so I would take some more higher level physics (maybe 1 or 2 graduate classes), and also boost my GPA. My current GPA is a 3.4 overall and a 3.4 for mathematics / physics combined, dragged down from one bad freshman semester. I have been told that having a computational mathematics degree (the programming part) can help, but also have been told it wont matter. I also have a spot in the mathematics department doing research in which I find very interesting (applied mathematics). Plans: I would like to hopefully attend graduate school to do computational physics and / or experimental physics. I would also be applying to graduates schools for nuclear engineering. If I stay for a mathematics degree also I would apply for applied mathematics. Thoughts? Any insight is helpful.