General Education Syllabus Checklist

A syllabus is your students' first interaction with you as their instructor. A high-quality general education course syllabus should include the following recommended language and sections by core and breadth areas.

General Education Areas


Composition & Composition/Information Literacy
Quantitative Literacy & Quantitative Literacy/EDI
American Institutions & American Institutions/EDI


Creative Arts & Creative Arts/EDI
Humanities & Humanities/EDI
Social Science & Social Science/EDI
Life Science & Life Science/EDI
Physical Science