I am majoring in chemistry at UCLA with physical chemistry concentration (transferring as a junior next semester), intent on pursuing research in the field in the future. I would like to minor in mathematics (if a double major is not possible), but I'm having a hard time deciding what classes I should take (the minor requires seven, which is all I can really fit if I am to graduate in two years). So of the classes below, which might be most beneficial (full list here)?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[STRIKE]Math 115A (Linear Algebra) - Taking[/STRIKE]

-Math 131AB (Analysis) - Required for all math majors, so I'd imagine this is fairly useful

-Math 110AB (Algebra)- I've been told group theory is important in physics. There is also a third course on Galois theory.

-Math 134/135/136 (Linear/Nonlinear, Ordinary, Partial DE)

-Math 120AB (Differential Geometry)

-Math 142 (Mathematical Modelling)

-Math 170AB (Probability Theory)

Along with Linear Algebra A, I'm currently considering 131AB, 110AB, and either two DE courses or one DE course and 120A. Would this be a good sequence or might there possibly be a better one? And if I am to take one or two DE courses, which one or two should I take Between linear/nonlinear, ordinary, and partial)?

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# Which math classes should I take as a [physical] chemistry major?

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