In an attempt to protect their teens from disappointment, parents often try steer them towards careers they are more familiar and comfortable with. It might be helpful to sit down with your parents and discuss any concerns they may have about your desired path.
Expressing your interests in a mature manner will probably go further than sulking or storming around the house. See if there is a middle ground that you and your parents can agree on. For example, perhaps they would be open to your taking a class in your desired field as long as you to maintain a certain GPA, and/or participate in an activity of their choosing.
In my experience, joining groups at school is a good way to prove that you are serious about your passion. As time goes by, your parents will discover that you have the talent and commitment to go the distance with your chosen career.
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