Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees that provide opportunities to discover and develop a variety of skills and interests. All IAC degrees include options for students to branch out into areas of learning in addition to their major, through minors, certificates, non-major clusters, and free electives.

Sub-communities within this community

  • School of Economics [168]

    The School of Economics' Mission is to provide our students with the ability to understand and analyze economic phenomena in technologically complex environments, to contribute to the body of economic knowledge, and to ...
  • School of History and Sociology (HSOC) [62]

    An interdisciplinary unit consisting of scholars from history and sociology. HTS brings the perspective of the social sciences to bear on critical issues facing the modern world, while providing a source of analysis that ...
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) [266]

    The School of Literature, Media, and Communication focuses on technologies of representation in traditional and new media texts, including cultural studies of science and technology, digital media studies, and the study ...
  • School of Modern Languages (ML) [3]

    The School of Modern Languages collaborates as an interdisciplinary partner with other units in the Ivan Allen College and across campus to prepare future participants in the global workforce through applied studies in ...
  • School of Public Policy [1289]

    The Georgia Tech School of Public Policy is an interdisciplinary learning community exploring the policy implications of science and technology.
  • The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs [1024]

    The School of International Affairs, the only school of its kind at a major technological university in the United States. Created in 1990, and named in honor of former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn in 1996, the School is committed ...

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  • Credibility and Use of Scientific and Technical Information in Science Policy Making: An Analysis of the Information Bases of the National Research Council’s committee reports 

    Youtie, Jan; Bozeman, Barry; Jabbehdari, Sahra; Kao, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02)
    This is a public use dataset summarizing information in National Academies reports published over the 2005-2012 period.
  • Prevention and Reversal of Alzheimer's Disease 

    Kostoff, Ronald N.; Zhang, Yi; Ma, Jing; Porter, Alan L.; Buchtel, H.A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This monograph identifies the full spectrum of hundreds of actionable Alzheimer's Disease (AD) contributing factors, covering the broad categories of Lifestyle, Iatrogenic, Biotoxic, Environmental/Occupational, and ...
  • Race, Reparations and Reconciliation After the Genome 

    Benjamin, Ruha; Nelson, Alondra; Platt, Manu; Pollock, Anne (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-04)
    All are welcome for a public dialogue featuring two world-leading experts on the intersections of race and biomedicine in science and in society. Alondra Nelson, Columbia University, author of Body and Soul: The Black ...
  • Ending Neutrality, Blocking Obscenity: EFF on Legislative Issues 

    Stoltz, Mitch (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04-04)
    Net neutrality - the rule that broadband providers must treat all Internet traffic equally - has a contentious history and an uncertain future. Rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission in 2015 with strong ...
  • The Relationship Between Annual GDP Growth and Income Inequality: Developed and Undeveloped Countries 

    Luan, Zeyao; Zhou, Ziyi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    The hypothesis is that there exists a linear relationship between income inequality and annual GDP growth rate. When the GDP growth rate decreases, the income inequality also decreases. The researchers measured this across ...
  • GDP versus Manufacturing Output: Proof of Movement of Standardized Processes 

    Matute, Athena (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    Since the early 2000’s there has been a decline in the share of labor in manufacturing in most developed countries around the world. Using World Bank data sets that include information on rich, middle, and poor nations, ...
  • Economic Patterns in Voting 

    Bland, Robert L.; Little, S. Grace (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    After the controversial election of 2016, many questions were left unanswered by traditional polling and prediction standards. Our paper aims to examine economic and demographic behaviors that drive voting patterns in three ...
  • Economic Factors Affecting Homelessness in the United States 

    Braiterman, Shira; Jacobs, Ryan; Murray, Shannon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    As the cost of housing in the United States rises while wages have stagnated, homelessness becomes a more pressing issue with every passing year. This paper seeks to identify economics characteristics, natural attributes, ...
  • Factors Explaining Life Satisfaction Across Countries 

    Denes, Julien; Koh, Jong Rak; Lee, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    The factors explaining the happiness level at large scale are still unclear and debated. In this paper, we discuss a potential causal relationship between wealth and life satisfaction at the national level. Using the Gallup ...
  • The Economic Impact of Research and Development 

    Surani, Sana; Gendron, Will; Maredia, Swati (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    To increase economic growth and productivity, countries often invest in research and development (R&D). This is often an indicative of a country’s dedication to science and technology. The broader literature suggests that ...
  • Is College Worth the Money? A Look on the Effects of Bachelor’s Degrees to the Unemployment Rate 

    Desai, Aatum; Gir, Sameer; Nohl, Adam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    This paper aims to quantify the effect continuing with higher education after high school has on the unemployment rate. Fifty states were used as data points in this analysis to ascertain whether attending college greatly ...
  • A Study of How Individual School Characteristics Affect School Performance 

    Gallagher, Andrew; Hayes, Cavan; Parr, Nathaniel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-04)
    According to the Georgia Department of Education, over 20 billion dollars are spent on public education in Georgia every year. Knowing this, it is critical to understand what factors have the largest impact on student ...
  • The Rise of Fake News 

    Klein, Hans; Lozier, Sarah; Wright, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-03-16)
    Fake news, misleading news and clickbait: This panel is an opportunity to explore what fake news is, where it comes from, how it affects us and what we can do to mitigate it in a world where information is becoming more ...
  • Talking Craft, Making Identity, Ceramics: How Do Craft and "Making" Affect the Construction of Who We Are? 

    Burrison, John; Arikoski-Johnson, Darien; Nitsche, Michael; Tool, W. A. Ehren (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-26)
  • How the Legal Power of Protecting Rights Expands the Marketplace 

    Allard, Silas; Kayongo, Derreck (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-02-06)
    The 2017 LAMP symposium aims to raise public awareness and provide resources for students, faculty, religious congregations, and community leaders in Atlanta who work with immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers or ...
  • Application of Export Controls: Interviews 

    Krige, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
    A collection of interviews with Research Scientists (RS) and Research Managers (RM) on the subject of the application of export controls at Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Fourth annual report of the Sam Nunn security program 

    Endicott, John E.; Goodman, Seymour E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05-31)
  • National Study of Research Collaboration 

    Youtie, Jan; Bozeman, Barry; Anderson, Derrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-12)
    This entry includes a public use dataset (in CSV format) and a codebook for the NSRC project, NSF # SES-1026231.
  • When opportunity doesn't knock: examining military non-investment in emerging technologies 

    Huang, Jonathan Yun-Chin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-11)
    Why do militaries invest in some emerging technologies but not others? Conventional wisdom suggests that capable states have reasons to hedge their bets and invest in emerging military technologies as widely as they can. ...
  • Computational modeling of spontaneous behavior changes and infectious disease spread 

    Fajebe, Ayodeji (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-11-09)
    In the Spring of 2009, a new strain of pandemic influenza virus emerged in the human population and spread to major countries worldwide. This caused panic that the world was witnessing another influenza outbreak potentially ...

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