B.S. in International Affairs and Modern Languages

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Modern Languages

This is a joint Bachelor of Science degree of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Modern Languages. Students earning the B.S. in International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML) take the same core courses required for the B.S. in International Affairs, but also receive intensive foreign language training and learn the fundamentals of dealing with foreign cultures and societies. Students can concentrate in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. The program accommodates those with little or no language preparation in high school.

Students in this program are strongly encouraged to enroll in the intensive summer Language for Business and Technology program (LBAT) offered by the School of Modern Languages. Additionally recommended, is a semester or year abroad in order to gain professional competence in language skills. Postgraduate study may be in law, management, international relations, economics, and other fields.

IAML graduates are prepared for advanced graduate and professional study and are ready for employment in internationally oriented firms, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Focus Areas

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Sample Courses

  • Arabic Culture through History
  • Human Rights
  • Latin American Politics
  • Russian Culture in 21 songs

Career Paths

  • Consulting
  • Development
  • International Business
  • Nonprofit and Nongovernment Organizations
  • Public Health

The Georgia Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of the Georgia Institute of Technology.