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Possible options for math majors

  1. Dec 2, 2005 #1
    I'm a freshman in a college who is undecided whether to major in computer science or mathemmatics.
    What are to possible opions for math majors or compsci majors for grad school/jobs?
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 2, 2005 #2
    This would be the perfect question to ask the undergraduate advisor of the appropriate program. Give their office a call and set up a meeting with both of the advisors.
    In addition, take a look at these professional organizations, they should give you some sort of idea about what mathematicians and computer scientists do:

    A little background reading before your meetings:
    American Mathematical Society: http://www.ams.org/
    Mathematical Association of America: http://www.maa.org

    American Association for Artificial Intelligence: http://www.aaai.org/
    Association for Computing Machinery: http://info.acm.org/
    IEEE Computer Society: http://www.computer.org/portal/site/ieeecs/index.jsp
    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: http://www.siam.org/
  4. Dec 2, 2005 #3
    Do what I did.. Double Major!!! :-D
  5. Dec 3, 2005 #4
    Double majoring is a really good idea, but imat the university if the chicago, and I'm allready stressed out a lot with just 3 classes.
    Trying to double major would be extremely difficult.
  6. Dec 3, 2005 #5
    eh.. you just take summer classes.
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