EAS Tracks & Degree Requirements

Detailed Degree Requirements

Suggested 8 semester schedules for specialized interests:

Meteorology 120+ credit hours
Environmental Science 120+ credit hours
Earth Science 120+ credit hours


  • Business Option: prepares students for graduate study or immediate employment in fields such as meteorology, air quality, environmental chemistry, exploration geophysics, etc.
  • Research Option: provides students a substantial, in-depth research experience. The culmination of the Research Option experience often results in a journal publication or conference presentation, and completion of the program is designated on your transcript.
  • International Plan: designed to give a student a solid, global competence within the context of an Earth and Atmospheric Science degree.
  • 5 Year EAS B.S./M.S.: EAS majors may apply to the BS/MS program after completing at least 30 semester credit hours at Georgia Tech with a minimum 3.5 GPA.