iGniTe Tracks

2021 Ignite tracks

Students will take a 1 credit GT 1000 class and 2 other classes (6-7 credits total). 

Analyzing Atlanta

This track will focus on the study of Atlanta’s culture, history and people. Students interested in learning more about the city we are located in would be interested in this track. 

Architecture & Design

This track will focus on architecture- how it impacts our culture, affects everyday lives, and helps to create a more sustainable world. Students interested in using design as a way to address social issues would be interested in this track. 

First Year Fall Abroad

This brand new track is for students enrolled in the First Year Fall Abroad Program, who will start Georgia Tech in summer (in Atlanta) and then spend fall semester at our European campus in France, Georgia Tech Lorraine. Students will explore the concepts of globalization, intercultural sensitivity and global citizenship as they prepare to embark on their study abroad experience in Europe and the immediate internationalization of their college career. The track also includes an orientation and introduction to France and the European Union since this will be their “home away from home” for this cohort during the fall semester. A separate application for the FYFA program is required. For more information please visit the FYFA website.

Innovation

This track will focus on entrepreneurship and creative problem solving! Students who are interested in understanding how customers think, making or building, and would like to increase their knowledge about startups would be interested in this track. 

Leadership

This Track will focus on learning the principles of leadership and how to work well with others. Students who are interested in learning leadership skills in preparation for getting involved on campus would be interested in this track!  

Pre-Health

This track will help students explore on-campus opportunities for those who have an interest in health and wellness-related careers. Students interested in developing skills related to obtaining clinical and volunteer positions, as well as recognizing how their strengths play into potential future careers in health would be interested in this track. 

Sustainable Communities

Led by GT Serve-Learn-Sustain, this track will focus on creating sustainable communities using Atlanta as its classroom. Students interested in working with real-world partners to tackle sustainability challenges in their neighborhoods would be interested in this track. 

Undergraduate Research

This track will focus on undergraduate research and how it can benefit you as an undergraduate and beyond! Students interested in learning more about undergraduate research opportunities would be interested in this track.