Academics: Majors and Programs

Mathematics Can Be a Tricky Concept

When a student majoring in mathematics enters Spelman College, she can expect to learn about more than just numbers. Rather, she can expect a well-rounded mathematics education that will prepare her for a range of careers, including medicine, dentistry, statistics, law, education, business and engineering.

Departmental programs and activities provide opportunities for academic excellence and leadership development that enhances a liberal arts education.

Spelman is a top pipeline institution for African-American women who go on to earn doctorate degrees in mathematics.  Many students also pursue dual-degree engineering programs, through which they receive a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Spelman as well as an engineering degree from top-rated institutions such as Georgia Tech, Columbia University, and the University of Michigan. 

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