University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst: General Education

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Course Approval & Governance

 

Adding a 4th Credit to a Gen Ed Course

 

The Dean for Undergraduate Education and the Ad Hoc Committee on General Education Revision and Implemention (GERICO) of the Faculty Senate are working together to provide instructors with a number of specific resources. instructional tools, and consultation services to help you as you convert your Gen Ed course to 4 credits.

This information represents a collaboration of the following offices: Center for Teaching, OIT Academic Computing, Learning Resource Center, Community Service Learning, Center for Educational Software Development, the W. E. B. DuBois Library, and the Office of Academic Planning and Assessment.

On September 17, 2009, the Faculty Senate approved the 4 credit conversion and integrative seminar. Read the Special Report concerning the revisions to the Gen Ed requirements. For more information about the changes in the Gen Ed requirements, see the summary and FAQ page written by Professor John McCarthy.

Revised Gen Ed requirements

SUBMIT A 4-CREDIT COURSE PROPOSAL ONLINE

FOR APPROVAL BY THE GEN ED COUCIL