Success Summit The Success Summit targets students from all classes and majors who are on probation. This event, scheduled for the afternoon of January 10, will help students to identify academic goals for the semester, anticipate possible impediments, and develop strategies to help them succeed. The Summit will include interactive workshops and panels on topics… Continue reading Need Academic Help?
Wellness Requirement Changes at GT for Fall 2013 (1) The current wellness requirement, HPS 1040, Health Concepts and Strategies, has undergone a prefix and course name change. The new course will be APPH 1040, The Scientific Foundations of Health. (2) A new course option will be offered that combines lecture with structured physical activity. The… Continue reading Wellness Requirement Changes at GT for Fall 2013
We’re almost halfway through the semester and maybe you are struggling in that Calculus I course. Or, you’ve found yourself overextended and not able to devote the time needed to make an “A” in that History course. What to do, what to do? Maybe “you’ve heard” that you can take the class pass/fail, but you… Continue reading Pass/Fail or Letter Grade?
W Grades and Your Transcript – ever considered dropping a class? Wondered what that would mean for your academic progress or future employment or graduate school applications? Read on… What is Withdrawal? Dropping an individual course from your schedule results in a “W” grade and indicates your official withdrawal from a course. No credit will… Continue reading W Grades and Your Transcript
I’ve gotten some great inquiries about the Senator Chambliss National Security and Foreign Relations Internship, and here are some answers that may help you consider applying or preparing your application! I’m scheduled to graduate in the spring. Why am I not eligible? – The internship opportunity is arranged for the spring term. Selected candidates must… Continue reading FAQs on the Chambliss Internship
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has instituted new “U.S. Perspective” and “Global Perspective” overlay areas to the core curriculum. These are not additional courses that are required. Rather, they impact the classes that students should choose to fulfill existing humanities and social science requirements. The U.S. Perspective requirement is already being fulfilled… Continue reading Global Perspectives Requirements
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has instituted a credit threshold for English and Math courses, to ensure that that students do not put off these basic skills courses until too late in their study plans. The general idea of general education is to have students master the basic skills they need in… Continue reading Course Scheduling – MATH and ENG classes
The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has instituted a new Change of Major policy for students wishing to major in International Affairs (INTA) or International Affairs and Modern Language (IAML). Non-INTA/IAML/EIA students that want to change to INTA or IAML and have MORE than 60 hours, must: -Have a minimum 2.3 GPA and… Continue reading New Change of Major Policy
The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs encourages students to explore all the majors at the Institute to make sure they feel comfortable with their chosen majors. There are many ways students can explore other majors at Georgia Tech, including: * Check out the Choosing a Major Career Services website. * Attend the Majors Fair… Continue reading Choosing a Major
Sometimes referred to as a directed study, or special problems, the independent study course allows Nunn School students to work independently with a faculty member on a research topic of the student’s choosing. Credit for this can vary between one and three hours and is taken on a lette-grade basis. The credit will count toward… Continue reading All About Independent Study Courses