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However, I am deeply dissatisfied with my degree. I've spoken to other biological sciences majors, done research related to in vivo chemical imaging of amyloid beta in Drosophila, and held an internship at a drug precursor plant analyzing samples for impurities. I lost all interest in it after I did my research project and took immunology. It seems like there are no jobs in industry for someone with just a B.S. Biochemistry and I found that all my knowledge (everything besides quantitative analysis) was worthless. I felt like I've learned no skills that would help on the job and that my research was a useless money grab project. Now I want to change that.

I went to my counselor and asked if I could switch majors now. The reply was simple: Because our school only allows 5 years for students to graduate, my current completed classes only allow me to switch to one of 2 majors:

1.) Applied and Computational Math

2.) Chemistry

I'll need to stay 1 additional year for both due to not finishing 7 requirements for the B.S. Chemistry degree which weren't required by the Biochemistry degree, and not finishing 15 requirements for the Applied Math degree (would have been more if I didn't take more math classes beyond the required). We are on the quarter system so both degrees can be finished within 5 years total, time is not an issue.

Question:

In terms of careers, which is a better choice: B.S. in Applied and Computational Math, or B.S. in Chemistry?

How much would a Biochemistry student struggle with proof based math? There are 3 proof based math classes for the Applied Math major, but I've only taken the typical engineering style plug in the numbers type math from Calculus I, II, Multivariable, Introduction to Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations.

I've been struggling with this decision for over a month and I must make the final decision within 5 days! Thank you for your help!!!