Academics: Majors and Programs


Why Should You Choose This Major?

Much more than finance, banking, business and government, a degree in economics is useful to all individuals and can lead to many interesting career choices. Spelman alumna Britni Wilcher, C'2008, who is is pursing a doctoral degree in economics from American University, sheds light on some misconceptions about economists and explains how her liberal arts education experience at Spelman helped positively influence her career decision. 

Considering majoring in economics at Spelman? Watch this video created by The American Economics Association and discover why economics can be used as a tool for solving very human problems.