​​​​​​CORE+ Curriculum

Function:

​​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.

CORE+ Master list

The current list of classes with CORE+ status can be accessed at the following link: https://www.findlay.edu/intranet/core-approved-courses


CORE+ Applications

To submit a course for potential CORE+ status, fill out the form found at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfNcapplMpPzgqXu2-He9nPM3a4qoOa46KGS31tQssUcE3M4g/viewform


To revise an assignment in a currently approved CORE+ course, use the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/mwauBCAHQ5lCZaVz2


Timeline for Submissions

August- Summer LAT evaluations due

September- AMS annual evaluations due

January- Fall LAT evaluations due

February- LAT feedback released​

May- Spring LAT evaluations due

June- LAT feedback released


For additional details, see the Assessment Master Calendar.​​


GE agendas, minutes, and rubrics can be accessed on the GE ​site.

Membership​

2020-2021 
Committee
Members
CollegeEnd of TermNotesTerm
Brooks, SusanCOE20212 year term
Fournier, TinaCOHP20212 year term
Essinger, DaveCAHSS20212 year term
Tice, NathanCOS2022Chair2 year term
Born, StephanieCOHP20222 year term
Graves, ShawnCAHSS20222 year term
Medjesky, ChrisCAHSS20222 year term
Guo, YantingCOS20222 year term
Blodgett, AaronCOS20222 year term
OpenCOB20222 year term
Burkart, TimCPHM20222 year term
Denecker, ChrisVPAA Representative
Anderson, Laken2021Student Representative1 academic year​