General Education

Requirements and Student Resources

General Education Requirements
Resources for General Studies Students - Student Success Center

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Governance and Mission


The General Education program at Weber State University is supervised by the Faculty Senate General Education Assessment and Improvement Committee (GEIAC, formed in 2006), who crafted the general education objectives specific to Weber State University. The Utah System of Higher Education coordinates general efforts statewide. The latest comprehensive statement of statewide objectives was in 1999.
 

Missions and Learning Outcomes by Area

The links in the following table provide the mission statements and learning outcomes for the eight areas of general education at Weber State University.

 

Core Requirements Breadth Requirements
   Composition Humanities & Creative Arts  
   American Institutions Social Sciences
   Quantitative Literacy Physical & Life Sciences
   Computer & Information Literacy  
   Diversity  

 

Assessment


GEIAC and the Area Committees work with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness to ensure the regular assessment of all general education courses according to their respective student learning outcomes, and to make recommendations for the improvement of general education at Weber State University. Each spring, GEIAC submits a final report summarizing the status of general education assessment.

Final Reports:

Academic Year Link to Report Approved by Faculty Senate
2011/12 Findings April 19, 2013
2012/13 Findings April 17, 2014
2013/14                                



 


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