The University Liberal Education Committee is responsible for developing criteria and intended learning outcomes for the liberal education core: the core includes General Education and other university-wide course/experience requirements outside the major/minor. It is responsible for recommending such criteria and intended learning outcomes to the Academic Policies Committee and to the University Senate. It serves as the coordinating body for university liberal education reform efforts.
The Committee is responsible for:
- Periodic review of university graduation requirements outside the major/minor
- Development of criteria for inclusion of courses and high impact practices in the liberal education core
- Periodic review of existing course offerings of the liberal education core for re-approval
- Working with the Office of Academic Affairs to annually evaluate liberal education core effectiveness in achieving the liberal education goals as passed by the University Senate.