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I have a list of courses I can take at my university, and I'm wondering which of these I could safely go without if pursuing the physics B.S. as my primary degree (as opposed to math - my current).

I'll put those which would be required if pursuing a double major in bold! (however, my goal is not to get out as quickly as possible, but rather take the proper courses to prepare me for grad school)

- Geometry

- Topology

**- Intro to Advanced Math (Set Theory/Proofs/Logic)**

- Vector Analysis

- Vector Analysis

- Complex Analysis

**- Abstract/Modern Algebra**

- Real Analysis (I & II)

- Real Analysis (I & II)

- Combinatorics

**- Graph Theory**

- Number Theory

- Differential Equations II (Partial Diff Eqs.)

On the other hand, while I'm here, I'll ask this as well - I'm strongly considering staying as a mathematics major and having a strong background in physics (perhaps to go to grad school for mathematical physics). So, if that's the case, which of these physics courses could be 'stripped' from the curriculum and allow me to maintain a broad base?

**- Intro to thermal/modern physics**

- Thermal Physics

- Electromagnetism

- Thermal Physics

- Electromagnetism

- Optics

- Solid State Physics

**- Classical Mechanics**

- Modern Physics (with lab)

- Modern Physics (with lab)

- Quantum Physics

- Quantum Theory of Two State Systems

- Relativity (special)

**- Computational Physics**

- Electronics lab

- Advanced measurements lab

- Electronics lab

- Advanced measurements lab