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Which option for courses if I am interested in going to physics grad?

  1. May 26, 2013 #1
    This has been a long standing issue of what I should do with my last year and a half of undergraduate education. I really would like to get into a top physics program (obviously), but I am also really interested in applied math and computer science. I would say I am equally interested in applied math and computer science. My question is, would I be at a disadvantage when applying to graduate school if I had one or two graduate courses at most versus a masters (8 grad courses). On the one hand, I want to set myself up well in undergrad, on the other hand, I want to get breadth in my education while I still can. Also, I think a CS degree would be helpful when applying for jobs after graduate school (seeing as a job in physics is moderately unlikely).
    I hope you guys can give me any advice on the matter! My current adviser is an engineer (due to the benefits of being in the engineering school, such as scholarships) and he is clueless on graduate physics.
    THANKS!
     
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  3. May 27, 2013 #2
    bump :)
     
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