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RJLiberator

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**My Current Situation:**

I am currently a second semester sophomore at university going for a double major (BS in Physics and BS in mathematics).

__I went to college to get a physics degree__. The mathematics degree is added on because I love mathematics and due to my strange circumstances had quite a lot of credit hours to fill as a sequentially go through my physics curriculum.

To get my beloved BS in Physics, I would have to be here the next 2.5 years (graduate after Spring 2018).

However, I only need 1.5 years to graduate with a BS in Mathematics. (graduate in Spring 2017).

**My question**

If I were to just get my BS in Mathematics and go to graduate school (just to keep things simple, lets say I go to graduate school at my same university), could I go to graduate school for physics?

I have heard that this is true.

Would I be able to finish my few classes for my BS in Physics degree while I am in graduate school. (again, assuming I am at the same school, same curriculum).

At the end of the day, I came to school to get a BS in physics, not a BS in mathematics.

I will do the 2.5 years as I originally planned, but if there is a way to make myself a graduate student earlier, that would certainly help financially and professionally, I imagine.

Opinions on this? Thank you.