Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

Department website: http://www.iac.gatech.edu

The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, established in 1990, consists of six schools, three ROTC units and several research centers, and exemplifies strengths in humanities and social sciences. The six schools are: Economics; History and Sociology; Literature, Media, and Communication; Modern Languages; Public Policy; and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.  

Ivan Allen College provides innovative, human-centered perspectives at the intersections of humanities, social sciences, arts and STEM, developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. Nearly 350 tenured, tenure-track, non-tenure track and permanent research faculty, prepare students to be leaders capable of balancing a richly defined base of expertise with a well-grounded sense of responsibility. Our programs encompass traditional fields as well as unique and professional disciplines. Many of our faculty members engage in groundbreaking, interdisciplinary research to solve complex issues of the world.  

We offer 16 bachelor’s degrees, including six bachelor-master degree programs, 14 master’s degrees, and six Ph.D. programs, including innovative, professionally oriented graduate degrees in sustainability, cybersecurity, applied languages and cultures, global media, digital media, and international affairs.

  • African Studies. Minor
  • Applied Language & Intercultural Studies. BS, MS
  • Chinese. Minor
  • City and Regional Planning & Public Policy. MCRP-MS
  • Computational Media. BS
  • Cybersecurity. MS
  • Digital Media. MS, PhD
  • East Asian Studies. Minor
  • Economics. Minor, BS, MS, PhD
  • Economics and International Affairs. BS
  • Film and Media Studies. Minor
  • French. Minor
  • German. Minor
  • Global Development. Minor
  • Global Economics and Modern Languages. BS
  • Health, Medicine, and Society. Minor
  • History. Minor
  • History, Technology, and Society. BS
  • History and Sociology of Technology and Science. MS, PhD
  • Human-Computer Interaction. MS
  • International Affairs. Minor, BS, MS
  • International Affairs and Modern Language. BS
  • International Affairs, Science, and Technology. PhD
  • International Security. MS
  • Japanese. Minor
  • Korean. Minor
  • Latin American and LatinX Studies. Minor
  • Law, Science, and Technology. Minor
  • Leadership Studies. Minor
  • Literature, Media, and Communication. BS
  • Microeconomics of Strategic Analysis. Minor
  • Philosophy. Minor
  • Political Science. Minor
  • Public Policy. Minor, BS, MS, PhD
  • Russian. Minor
  • Science, Technology, and Society. Minor
  • Social Justice. Minor
  • Sociology. Minor
  • Spanish. Minor
  • Sports, Society, and Technology. Minor
  • Women, Science, and Technology. Minor

Joint Degrees

Public Policy Joint Degree with Georgia State University. PhD