>>11667394>Brainlet here. Why are those majors get mocked so often?let's start with this: you are not a mathematician if you're pursing an undergrad degree in math, not a physicist if you do physics undergrad, etc etc. Same goes for computer science and biology. Now

>computer sciencea lot of programs are software dev focused and not actually about computer science. Lots of mathematically challenged people compare themselves to mathematicians, the phd holders, despite knowing minimal mathematics. Good CS programs produce good grads though, many of whom do TCS grad, which is its own subfield and culture of pure mathematics. Most people aren't these people though

>biologyprobably because it's perceived to have lower baseline mathematics than other stem majors, and is thus associated with a lower amount of rigor. Anyone who has studied this knows that mathematical and computational biology are interesting subfields, and there are lots of places for mathematics in bio, but the stereotypes are louder than the truth. However, i need not remind you of how little math engineering students actually go through - they learn calculus, basics of linear algebra...and that's it

so tl;dr /sci/ makes fun of these for a mix of *somewhat* valid reasons but mostly because of freshmen misconceptions and stereotypes