General Education Curriculum Committee (GE)

The General Education (GE) Committee shall review, evaluate, and approve all policies and procedures related to the General Education requirements.

The Committee’s charge shall include, but not be limited to, oversight of General Education policy making appropriate recommendations concerning implementation, conduct, and evaluation of the General Education curriculum and its articulation to the Title V requirements, and the General Education Learning Communities as follows:

  • Review of content, outcomes, criteria and standards of the General Education requirements based on continuing analysis of the vision, objectives and mission of the University and the needs of its students;
  • Evaluate and vote whether a proposed course meets a GE area. The General Education Committee’s transmits its decision in writing to the SCCC. For new courses requesting GE, effecting the GE Committee’s recommendation shall be in conjunction with the SCCC’s vote on the new course;
  • Coordination and consultation among curricular areas of the University in order to assure continuous renewal and quality of the General Education curriculum;
  • Development, review and approval of policies and procedures used by the General Education Committee in course certification;
  • Responsible for decisions that affect the articulation of CSUMB GE requirements with the California General Education Requirements as defined in Title V, and with California Community Colleges and other CSU campuses;
  • Acting as an appeals body to hear and decide appeals of GE decisions and procedures by students and faculty;
  • Considering and initiating proposals for revisions to the GE system, making recommendations to the Academic Senate as appropriate.
GE Documents

2017/19 GE Committee members include:

Position First Name Last Name
Chair Miguel Lopez
A1 Mridula Mascarenhas
A2/A3 Amanda Pullum
B1, B2, B3 Suzy Worcester
B4 Alison Lynch
C2 Jennifer Fletcher
C3 Yoshiko  Saito-Abbott
D1 Brad Barbeau
D2 Meghan O'Donnell
D3/D4 Miguel Lopez
E Trish Sevene
Library Ryne Leuzinger
Ex Officio:
Representative, Associated Students
Representative, Registrar's Office Jessica Bawdon
Representative, Provost's Office Kris Roney
Representative, Senate Tech Committee
Writing Program Director Nelson Graff
Agendas & Minutes