Getting to Know Georgia Tech

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Getting to Know Georgia Tech

Getting to Know Georgia Tech

By Julia Faherty | Photos by Allison Carter and Rob Felt

With over 15,000 undergraduate students, six colleges, and more than 30 majors, the Georgia Tech community is a large and unique group.

To highlight a few members of this vibrant community, this series features students from each college.

College of Design

Unlike traditional art and design schools, Georgia Tech’s College of Design considers design as the intersection between technology and how people engage in the world. The college offers several undergraduate and graduate majors including architecture, industrial design, and music technology.

College of Computing

In 1990, the College of Computing was established. Since its start, it has expanded its academic programs and initiatives, becoming one of the top computing programs in the nation. The college offers two undergraduate majors: computational media and computer science.


College of Liberal Arts

The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts provides a crucial link for solving the complex challenges facing the world. Faculty and students examine the principles, ethics, and societal impacts of technologies and globalization. At Tech, research and education in the College bridges the traditional separation between the technical disciplines and the liberal arts. The college offers undergraduate degrees in applied languages and intercultural studies; computational media; economics; economics and international affairs; global economics and modern languages; history, technology, and society; international affairs; international affairs and modern languages; literature, media, and communication; and public policy.

College of Engineering

The Georgia Tech College of Engineering creates future leaders in engineering, science, and technology. The college focuses on innovation by providing students with unique research opportunities and real-world experience. Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering can choose from more than 10 majors, a few of which are highlighted below.

College of Sciences

The Georgia Tech College of Sciences helps students build empowering foundations in sciences and mathematics. The college focuses on educating and preparing the next generation of scientists to create future technologies.  Undergraduate majors within the college include biochemistry, mathematics, biology, neuroscience, chemistry, physics, earth and atmospheric sciences, and psychology.

Scheller College of Business

The Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business prepares students to lead innovation in any field. With a unique approach to business education, the college teaches skills to succeed in business and manage technological change in the global economy. Within the college, undergraduate students can major in business administration to gain skills that set them apart in the job market and graduate fields.

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