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I originally have been planning on majoring in Biochemistry (I'll be a freshman in the fall) but now I'm not so sure. I really enjoy science but I don't LOVE it like I love languages, particularly vocabulary.
I would be completely content with a career as an educator if I were for some reason decide pharmacy/med school wasn't for me. However I would not be happy forever working as a lab tech.
I've heard that med schools like to see majors outside of the sciences, are pharmacy schools the same way?
If I majored in Classics and minored in Chemistry I would get all of my chem pre-requisites and then take one or two other pre-requisites each semester and over the summers. I also may have a second minor of English or history or anthropology, just because I'd like a few broader courses.
I think I would overall enjoy my time and probably have a better overall and science gpa. I would also avoid scary classes like P-chem.
While exploring the classics major I found these two sites which seem to really show the benefits of a classics major: