Computing Requirement
Students complete either CS 1315, CS 1301, or a computer programming course approved as satisfying the general education requirements in computer literacy.

Wellness Requirement
All undergraduate students attending Georgia Tech must satisfactorily complete a wellness requirement (APPH 1040, 1050, or equivalent).

Humanities And Fine Arts
LMC students take ENGL 1101 and 1102 and six credit hours in other courses with the humanities attribute. ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102 must be completed in the student’s first 30 credit hours at Georgia Tech.

Social Science Electives
The state of Georgia requires all students to take a course on the government and history of the United States. Any one of the following courses will fulfill this requirement: HIST 2111, HIST 2112, INTA 1200, POL 1101, or PUBP 3000. Note that credit is not given for both INTA 1200 and POL 1101. LMC students must complete three credits in a social science with an international focus.

Students must complete a math core sequence, usually two courses in MATH 1711 and 1712 but students may also do an all-Calculus sequence resulting in 3 courses. Math must be completed in the student’s first 30 credit hours at Georgia Tech.

Students take two of the following eight courses: BIOL 1510, BIOL 1520, CHEM 1211K, CHEM 1212K, CHEM 1310, EAS 1600, EAS 1601, EAS 2600, PHYS 2211 or PHYS 2212. The courses need not be taken as a sequence.

Modern Language

Modern language course, 2000 level or higher.


Ethics course, 2000 level or higher from the GT core curriculum list.

Literature, Media, and Communication Core
Students acquire a grounding in LMC by completing the following nine credit hours:

  • LMC 2000 Introduction to Literature, Media, and Communication
  • LMC 2050 LMC Seminar
  • LMC41/42/43/44/45/4600 Capstone Seminar. Students preparing for graduate school may wish to propose a thesis in lieu of a capstone course.

Students must choose two threads of study to focus in. There are six threads to select from: Literature, Media, Communication, Interaction Design, Social Justice, and “STAC” Science, Technology, and Culture. Students will take 21 credits (7 classes) in each thread.

Free Electives
LMC requires that students complete an additional 14 hours of free electives to broaden their education, to complete research projects, internships, and study abroad courses, and to prepare themselves for careers and postgraduate education. Many students choose to apply free electives towards a minor.


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The Georgia Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, for questions about the accreditation of the Georgia Institute of Technology.