Global Opportunities Matrix

Internationalize Your Experience at Tech


At Georgia Tech, undergraduate students from all majors can internationalize their college experience on campus and beyond through the study of business, culture, language, economics, engineering, regional studies, and more. Society’s most consequential challenges require global collaboration and solutions. Hence, Georgia Tech aspires to prepare students to be culturally competent, globally-minded leaders. Students may gain formal global and intercultural experience through one or more of the credentialed opportunities listed below.

Major: Subject area of focus that results in bachelor's degree award
Minor: A defined program of study outside of an undergraduate student's major field. Minors are intended to broaden the student's education by encouraging and officially recognizing knowledge obtained by the student in fields other than their major.
Degree Designation:  Degree-long academic program through which students can earn a special annotation on their diploma and final transcript
Certificate: Certificates are intended to encourage students to use the elective course requirements in their degree program to form a coherent package of coursework in a specified area
Blockchain credential: A blockchain-powered academic credential, housed on a mobile application, that is decentralized, secure, and verified. These credentials demonstrate completion of and participation in a program.

Global Opportunity Credential Type Coursework Eligibility Foreign Language Requirement International (Abroad) Requirement Managed by More Information
Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies Major

122 credits for degree. See major website for requirement breakdown.

All Majors

Proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish beyond 3000 level

12 Credit hours in an approved study abroad program

School of Economics & School of Modern Languages

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Economics and International Affairs Major

122 credits for degree. See major website for requirement breakdown.

All Majors

None

None

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Global Economics and Modern Languages Major

122 credits for degree. See major website for requirement breakdown.

All Majors

Proficiency beyond 2002 level for French, German, Korean, or Spanish; Proficiency beyond 2001 level for Chinese, Japanese and Russian

None

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs & School of Modern Languages

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International Affairs Major

122 credits for degree. See major website for requirement breakdown.

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages

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International Affairs and Modern Languages Major

122 credits for degree. See major website for requirement breakdown.

All Majors

Proficiency beyond 2002 level for French, German, Korean, or Spanish; Proficiency beyond 2001 level for Chinese, Japanese and Russian

Study/ Research / internship abroad or domestic internship with international focus required

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Global Engineering Leadership Minor

17-18

College of Engineering Majors

None

None

Office of International Education

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Language Studies Minor

15

All Majors

Proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish beyond 2002 level

None

Office of International Education

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East Asian Studies Minor

15

All Majors

None

None

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Linguistics Minor

15

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages

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Middle Eastern and North African Studies Minor

15

All Majors

Proficiency in Arabic or Persian through 2002 level

None

Scheller College of Business & School of Modern Languages

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International Affairs Minor Minor

18

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages

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European Studies Minor

15

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages

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Global Development Minor

15

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages

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International Business, Language and Culture Minor

15

All Majors

Proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish beyond 2002 level

None

School of Economics & Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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International Plan Degree Designation

3 classes + capstone course (12 credits)

AE, ALIS, ARCH, BCHM, BIO, BMED, BA, CHEM, CHBE, CE, CM, CS, EAS, ECON, EIA, GEML, ISYE, IA, IAML, LMC, ME, PSYC

Through 2002 level in language that connects with international experience.

26 weeks

Office of International Education

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Language Certificate Certificate

12

All Majors

Proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Spanish beyond 2002 level

None

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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European Affairs Certificate

12

All Majors

None

None

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Latin American Affairs Certificate

12

All Majors

None

None

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Asian Affairs Certificate

12

All Majors

None

None

Scheller College of Business

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ICEBERG Blockchain credential

None; 3 workshops required

All Majors

None

None

School of Modern Languages & Scheller College of Business

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