​​​​​​​​​CORE+ Curriculum


​​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.​

2023-2024 Committee Goals

Goal 1: To continue full implementation of the full CORE+ program on campus and facilitate training of all students and faculty involved. 
Goal 2: To support the strengthening of the CORE+ program by inclusion of additional course offerings.
Goal 3:  To evaluate and enhance CORE+ assessment processes in conjunction with campus stakeholders. ​

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 UF Assessment Master Calendar on the general assessment page.

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