To people who have/had joint majors: Did you fell less competitive when applying for jobs or internships against people who have a single major? What is your joint major and how has it helped you career wise?
For employers/recruiters (if applicable): Do you prefer people with joint majors or singular majors with a possible a minor? In a field such as computer science or engineering, would a CS or engineering major jointed with a math major normally make someone more or less appealing for the position? How do you often view joint majors in this case?
In general, would it be recommended to joint major or will this put students at a disadvantage compared to people who are in a single major and are able to go deeper into a single subject?
I am choosing between a math-applied science joint major (with the applied sciences being geared towards mechanical engineering) or a math-CS joint and minoring in engineering. I am also considering pure math or applied math with a minor in engineering, but I would prefer more computer and technical courses because they interest me most.
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