General Education Reform Proposal 2: Structural Criteria
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Graduates of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will satisfy the requirements of their majors, their colleges, and the ACE Program.
- ACE courses are credit-bearing curricular offerings or equivalent documented cocurricular experiences.
- The ACE program will consist of the equivalent of three credit hours for each of the ten ACE Student Learning Outcomes.
- Any ACE course approved to satisfy an ACE Student Learning Outcome satisfies that Student Learning Outcome in all undergraduate colleges.
- Up to three ACE Student Learning Outcomes 4-10 may be satisfied by work in one subject area.
- ACE Student Learning Outcomes must be satisfied by work in at least three subject areas.
- Any ACE course may be approved to address a maximum of two ACE Student Learning Outcomes.
- No ACE course may satisfy more than one ACE Student Learning Outcome in a student's program.
- If an ACE course addresses two ACE Student Learning Outcomes, the student decides which one of the two Outcomes the course will satisfy in that student's program.
- Every ACE course will reinforce at least one of the following as appropriate for the discipline and as identified by the department offering the course: Writing, Communication, Historical Perspectives, Math and Statistics, Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Problem Solving, Ethics, Civics, Social Responsibility, Global Awareness, and Human Diversity.
This version of Proposal 2 was approved by GEAC on November 17, 2006.
- GenEd Home
- Present Effort to Review and Revise General Education at UNL
- Individuals and Groups Consulted
- A Brief & Recent History of UNL General Education Reform Efforts
- Definition of Terms
- Resources on General Education