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PhD in pchem
« on: December 06, 2005, 02:42:40 AM »
I am currently an undergrad chem major debating between med school or PhD in chemistry.  I have heard that pchem doctorate programs are full of math, so I am just wondering what math courses would be a good preparation for this.  I have taken calc I, II, and III, and I will likely take differential equations, so do I really need any more than that?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.

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Re:PhD in pchem
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2005, 02:50:08 AM »
Probably not, but more math is not a bad idea.
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Re:PhD in pchem
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2005, 03:02:22 AM »
Linear algebra is a useful math course to take, especially for quantum.  I also found linear algebra helpful for understanding some of the material in my differential equations class.

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