University General Education Committee

New General Education Curriculum:

2020 General Education Curriculum

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

 

Please note that during the 2019/2020 academic year, the committee will only be accepting course proposals for designation for the new general education curriculum. Course proposals must be received by the committee by October 11, 2019, in order to be considered for inclusion in the catalog for 2020-2021.

Course Proposal Forms:

General Education Course Proposal Form

Community Engagement Course Proposal Form

Digital Intensive Proposal Form (editable file) see the Digital Intensive Program Website for more information about DI course expectations

 

Materials from development of the Student Learning Outcomes (8/1/19-9/10/19):

Revised Student Learning Outcomes for 2020 General Education Curriculum

Draft Student Learning Outcomes for 2020 General Education Curriculum

Track Changes Document for Learning Outcomes as of 9/9/19

Responses to Diverse and Global Perspectives Feedback

Faculty Feedback on Learning Outcomes as of 9/4/19

 

Working Group Reports:

After Mary Washington (working group report)

Arts and Literature (working group report)

Digital Intensive (working group report; draft course proposal form)

Diverse and Global Communities (committee report)

Humanities (working group report)

Quantitative Reasoning (working group report)

Social Science (working group report)

 

MEETING DATES

  • W, 9/4
  • M, 9/16
  • M, 10/7
  • M, 10/28
  • W, 11/6
  • M, 11/18

All meetings are at 3:30 p.m. in HCC 111.

Requests for re-evaluation of transfer courses for general education credit will be considered on meetings dates in bold.

 

FACULTY MEMBERS

  • 2020 Kelly Perkins (Lecturer, CAS)
  • 2020 Michael Reno (Lecturer, CAS)
  • 2021 Nicole Crowder (Associate, CAS) – Chair
  • 2021 Brooke DiLauro (Associate, CAS)
  • 2022 Courtney Clayton (Associate, COE)

Ad Hoc FACULTY MEMBERS

  • 2020 John Marsh (Assistant, COB) – Secretary
  • 2020 Farhang Rouhani (Professor, CAS)

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

One representative each from

  • Office of the Provost
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Office of Academic Services
  • Office of Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness

 DUTIES

2.6.7  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 Perform any and all additional duties pertaining to this committee at the request of the University Faculty Council or the committee chair; and

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

Please note that during the 2019/2020 academic year, the committee will only be accepting course proposals for designation for the new general education curriculum. Course proposals must be received by the committee by October 11, 2019, in order to be considered for inclusion in the catalog for 2020-2021.

FORMS

Request for Reevaluation of Transfer Credit Form

Old General Education Course Category Descriptions

Old General Education Requirements Learning Outcomes

2020 General Education Curriculum

NEW General Education Course Proposal Form

Community Engagement Course Proposal Form