The General Education Committee is responsible for overseeing the creation, delivery, and assessment of the University's CORE+ curriculum. CORE+ is UF's unique general education program. It includes outcomes for Critical thinking, Oral and written communication, Relationships to the world, and Engagement for meaningful lives and productive careers, along with experiental learning (which makes up the "+" in CORE+).
Specifically, the General Education Committee is responsible for the following:
- Researching, commuicating and proposing implementation of nationally accepted theories and practices of general education;
Systematically and objectively evaluating new course applications for CORE+ status;
Periodically reviewing existing courses that make up the CORE+ curriculum;
Presenting courses recommended for CORE+ status to Undergraduate Council;
Assessing and recommending changes to the University of Findlay’s CORE+ program in accordance with the University of Findlay’s mission
statement and external accrediting requirements.
2020-2021 Committee Goals
1. To continue full implementation of the full CORE+ program on campus and facilitate training of all students and faculty involved.
2. To support the strengthening of the CORE+ program by inclusion of additional course offerings.
3. To construct a new proposal for a modified CORE+ Curriculum for approval by Undergraduate Council.