The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a center for innovative teaching and research in cultural studies, new media studies, and the humanities. Building on the reputation and resources of Georgia Tech, the School is especially concerned with cultural studies of science and technology, with designing and creating digital artifacts, and with communication in a variety of media contexts.
Media-related courses make maximum use of Georgia Tech's outstanding computing infrastructure which includes not only computer labs with the latest media-design software, but also dedicated individual high-speed connections for every undergraduate. Students are trained with technical, scientific, and cultural skills that few of their peers can match.
More than 30 humanities courses are offered each term. These include surveys of historical periods in British and American literature, studies of major literary figures, courses on important literary topics, on genres, and on issues in literary theory and also a wide range of courses in film, theatre, performance studies, and creative writing.
Graduates have pursued careers in fields such as web design (Atlanta Braves, CNN, SouthNet, MediaHead, IBM, IXL), secondary education teaching, public relations, environmental policy, publishing, communications (Eastgate, Macquarium, Engineering & Management Press, Brokaft Financial), policy analysis (Colorado General Assembly), marketing, and management (Pearl.net, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, AMUPRO Electronics).
Many students go on to graduate programs in policy, law, journalism, medicine, and literature.
See individual degrees for more career options.