Arts & Sciences Transfer Pathway Program

As part of Georgia Tech’s commitment to curricular diversity, first-year applicants not offered first-year admission may receive an Arts and Sciences Pathway program offer to apply as a transfer student if they meet the following eligibility:

  • GT first-year applicant not offered first-year admission within the College of Design, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, or College of Sciences.

  • Pre-Calculus Math Completion (High School or Dual Enrollment)

  • Georgia Residency

Students who apply to transfer and meet all the requirements of the Arts and Sciences Pathway program below will receive an offer of transfer admission for the specific fall term and academic major. Students unable to complete the requirements below or with interest in the Colleges of Business, Computing, or Engineering will need to apply as part of our regular, competitive transfer application process.

Pathway Requirements

To receive an offer of transfer admission through the Arts & Sciences Pathway, you must:

  1. Submit a Transfer Application
    Submit a fall transfer application by the deadline on March 1. You may change your major when applying for transfer through this pathway as long it is a major within the Colleges of Design, Liberal Arts, or Sciences. Applicants to Music Technology must submit a portfolio for review by faculty as part of their application. Approval of the portfolio is also required for admission to this program.

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  2. Complete Course Requirements by Major
    Review the course requirement by major chart below and complete course requirements for your intended major by June 1.

    Course Requirements by Major

  3. Complete Credit Hour Requirements (after HS graduation)
    Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours (or 45 quarter credits) after high school graduation at a U.S. regionally accredited college by June 1. Credit by exam hours should not be included within the 30-semester hour or 45-quarter credit hour requirement.

  4. Submit Your Transcript
    Submit official transcript(s) from all prior colleges by the document deadline. Check with your institution to make sure credit by exam awards are listed by individual course on your official transcript. If credit by exam scores are not listed, then official test scores (AP/IB) are required by Georgia Tech. An official transcript with final spring grades will be required by June 1.

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  5. Meet GPA Requirements
    Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and a combined math/lab science GPA of 3.3 or higher. The cumulative GPA includes coursework taken at all colleges and/or universities attended.  The math/lab science GPA includes a combination of mathematics courses at the calculus level and higher along with all-natural science courses including both lecture and laboratory components. Lab science subject areas include Biology, Chemistry, Calculus-Based Physics, and Environmental Sciences. GT’s transfer equivalency table and GT catalog are your two best sources of information for reviewing lab science coursework.

Have Questions?

For more information about Georgia Tech’s Transfer Pathway offers and requirements, review our answers to some frequently asked questions.

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