Wondering what the pros and cons are between double major/degree in physics and engineering, or go grad in physics, or do both double and grad physics? Or possibly something I haven’t thought of.
If you want to pursue a graduate degree in physics, the best thing to do is to major in physics. If you can manage a second degree without taking an extra year that is certainly an option but don’t spend an extra year if your path is graduate school in physics. If you are worried about finding a job should you not end up choosing graduate school, then realize that physics majors have very high employment rates in jobs that are similar to those engineers compete for. The main thing is not to spend extra time in an undergraduate program if you are seeking an advanced degree.
I would do one or the other. They both can lead to very similar or very different career paths depending on if research or industry is more important to you