11 GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
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The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the Georgia Tech College of Computing prepares students with the tools necessary to become successful at innovation and leadership in the field of computing. The degree provides for a great deal of flexibility and customization, allowing students to choose from eight distinct threads. Threads include media, modeling and simulation, people, intelligence, devices, and several others.
The incorporation of threads in course design provides students with the ability to customize their courses towards a specific field of interest, or to prepare them for graduate or doctoral studies. Although specific course schedules will vary depending on the thread chosen, a sample schedule might include coursework in:
- Applied Combinatorics
- Introduction to Discrete Math
- Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
- Data Structures and Algorithms
- Computing Organization and Programming
Students have multiple opportunities to get involved while studying at Georgia Tech. Student organizations are a way for students to hone their leadership skills. Popular organizations include the Big Data Club, CM Ambassadors, Entertainment Software Enthusiasts, and many others. Students also have the opportunity to participate in internships and cooperative experiences to further develop their skills. In the past, students have worked at organizations that are both local and global, often receiving paid positions.