An introductory class geared to help you get the most out of your undergraduate experience. You will learn how to apply design thinking and the entrepreneurial mindset to reflect and design your future at Georgia Tech and afterward.
Credit Hours: 1
Average GPA: Pass/Fail
This course is designed to help you maximize your experience at Georgia Tech by teaching you how to apply the entrepreneurial mindset and design thinking to leverage your resources, reflect on your experiences and plan for the next few years. Originally designed by several upperclassmen, the goal of this course is to not only help you acclimate to GT and the department but to help lay the groundwork for your next few years at Tech.
THE tip: You get out of this class what you put into to it. It can be tempting to put it on the back burner but proactively reading and engaging in activities can help you get ahead and save yourself work not only this semester but semesters to come. The class was designed to incorporate what upperclassmen wish they knew as freshman, trust us you’ll need these skills later!
Recall: Why you chose BME, what you think you want to get out of the next few years here, what your values are.
Spend your time… Reading the book and thinking about how you can apply the concepts and activities to your own life. Think about how you can leverage the resources you have in the class, department, Tech and elsewhere that might help you in your design your degree process. Again, you get out of the class what you put into to it so take advantage of it!
Take Home: An understanding of design thinking, the entrepreneurial mindset and a few different plans for your next few years here and beyond. This class can set you up for a successful four or more years here at Tech if you put in the time!