General Education Criteria and Outcomes

For two academic years, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002, the General Education Area Coordinator Task Force worked to develop outcomes for each of the General Education areas as well as the graduation requirements. Faculty were widely consulted for acceptance of the draft outcomes and pilot studies were conducted in each area to test assessment for the area outcomes. In the spring, 2002, the General Education Policies/Graduation Requirement Committee and the Faculty Senate approved the outcomes as stated below. The left column describes the criteria for courses in each area; the right column describes expected learning outcomes seen in students' behaviors.