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What graduate school opportunities will I have?

  1. Jul 10, 2012 #1
    Dear Physics Forums,
    I am a sophomore at Auburn University. I am doing a dual degree in both Wireless Software Engineering and Physics. (The Curriculum for each is found below). I am currently looking into what graduate school programs I would be qualified for. Other than physics and software engineering, by looking at my curriculum, what could I apply for?
    Thanks,
    AUPhysEng

    Wireless Software
    http://www.eng.auburn.edu/files/acad_depts/csse/wirs-curriculum.pdf

    Physics
    http://www.auburn.edu/academic/cosa...gistration-and-planning/documents/11 PHYS.pdf

    Note: for the "Physics Electives" I currently plan on taking Optics, Plasma Physics, and Solid State Physics courses.

    I have room to take about 12 hours of "extra" courses. If i took them all in math I could receive a math minor.
     
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  3. Jul 11, 2012 #2
    I just mean what kinds of graduate school programs can I apply for based upon my curriculum. Could I apply for a masters/PhD program in computer engineering? software engineering? computer science? ect. What additional courses should I take in order to make my self competitive in non-physics graduate programs.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2012 #3
    I think that if you made your 12 hours of extra courses (I'm guessing courses are usually 3 hours) something like a sequence of Algebra and a sequence of Analysis, then you could probably get into grad school for math. You would have the calc/ode sequence as well as some mathy cs classes from the wireless software.


    But, you might have to do a masters before the Ph.D. this way.
     
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