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So many mathematics choices

  1. Apr 27, 2010 #1
    Hi everyone,

    I'm entering my junior year of college in the fall. So far I've really pushed through the mathematics course selection, finishing off the calculus sequence, linear algebra and advanced linear algebra, number theory, differential geometry, computational complexity, and logic. The problem is that I have not taken the two big year long courses, Real Analysis and Algebra. I am currently signed up for both in the fall to prepare me for the GRE which I will be taking at the end of the academic year. My dilemma is that at the same time, both Graph Theory and a graduate course on Quantum Computing are being offered. I don't want to miss out on taking graph theory as it will not be offered again before I graduate, and I'm being encouraged to take the quantum computing course to help direct my research project (I'll be researching over the summer).

    So you see my predicament. Does anyone have any advice on what I should take/what would look best when applying to graduate school? Thanks for any input.
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  3. Apr 30, 2010 #2
    If you are planning on going to graduate school, then settle down for a postponement of Graph Theory until then. Or even better, check out two books on graph theory and teach yourself from them! But do not prolong on taking Real Analysis as that course is essential, and it is better you take it now.
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