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  1. Dec 9, 2005 #1
    It is about time to take my major classes now.
    And I can choose different path for my major.

    My Maths department offer 3 options and 4 emphasis

    options are
    pure Maths
    applied Maths

    emphasis are
    Actuarial science (only with stat)
    Electrical Engineering (applied maths or stat)
    Computer Science (definitely not going) (stat or applied maths)
    Management (maths, applied maths or stat)

    assume double option or double emphasis is improbable.

    What option and emphasis should I choose. Any path shall be for job opportunity and graduate study, and personal interest shall be neglect.

    Any advise will be appriciated.
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2005
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  3. Dec 9, 2005 #2


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    So you'll go into Graduate School studying in an area you don't personally enjoy?
  4. Dec 9, 2005 #3
    well what i personally dont like is computer science, which is eliminated from the list and i personally enjoy Maths.... So I want to know what direction should i go to feed my family.
  5. Dec 10, 2005 #4


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    Personally, your best bet is in fact, in my opinion.

    Option - Statistics
    Emphasis - Computer Science

    Statistics will open plenty of doors, even those of Actuarial Science. Also, Computer Science will open plenty of doors as well.

    If I had to pick, neglecting personal interest, that's what I would choose.

    Note: I'm not into Computer Science either, but I am taking some programming classes. It's probably one of the most useful things ever, especially for mathematicians.
  6. Dec 12, 2005 #5
    Thank you!!
    how is the school in canada for math major???
    i have always wanted to go to canada, but i dont know if i i should get my ultimate degree in US or in Canada's university.
  7. Dec 12, 2005 #6


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    My school isn't good for math majors, or probably for any degree. I usually tell people to runaway from my school.

    I'd recommend the University of Waterloo, since they are the strongest in the country in mathematics, and they also have the largest math faculty in the world. :surprised
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