University General Education Committee

New General Education Curriculum:

2020 General Education Curriculum

2020 General Education Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes (approved by the University Faculty Council on 9/11/19)


  • 2024 Michael Reno (Lecturer, CPR, CAS, at large) – Chair
  • 2026 Paul Fallon (Associate, ENLI, CAS, at large) – Secretary
  • 2025 Kelly Perkins (Senior Lecturer, MATH, CAS, at large)
  • 2026 Angela Pitts (Full Professor, CPR, CAS, at large)
  • 2024 Marc Williams (Assistant, THEA, CAS, at large)


The committee also includes the following non-voting ex officio members or their designees:

  • Provost Timothy O’Donnell (designee: Brian Ogle)
  • Dean of Admissions Melissa Yakabouski, or designee
  • Associate Provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness Debra Schleef, or designee


2.6.6  The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Maintain the philosophy, for all undergraduate degrees, of the general education curriculum as a fundamental component of a liberal arts education;

.2 Establish procedures and criteria for the approval, deletion, and alteration of courses fulfilling the requirements of the general education curriculum;

.3 Review and approve or reject proposals for courses to be designated general education courses, once those courses have been approved by the University Curriculum Committee;

.4 Review and evaluate general education courses on a scheduled and on-going basis to ensure that courses continue to fulfill the relevant general education course criteria, making suggestions for course revisions or removal from the general education curriculum as appropriate;

.5 Review the adequacy of general education offerings and make recommendations regarding the adequacy of general education course supply in particular requirement areas;

.6 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the general education committee; and

.7 Perform other duties consistent with its charge as assigned by the University Faculty Council.

MEETING DATES 2023-2024:

Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. in Farmer Hall (room TBD)

Fall 2023: Aug. 30, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29

Spring 2024: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 27

Requests for re-evaluation of transfer courses for general education credit will be considered at all meetings.

Please note that the committee will only be accepting course proposals for designation for the new general education curriculum. Course proposals must be submitted to the committee by the November 9 meeting in order to be considered for inclusion in the catalog for 2023-2024.



Committee Forms:

Request for Reevaluation of Transfer Credit Form (2008 General Education Requirements)

2020 General Education Curriculum

2008 General Education Requirements Learning Outcomes

2008 General Education Course Category Descriptions