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General Education Curriculum Committee (GECC)

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

2019/21 GE Committee members include:

Position First Name Last Name
A1 (Oral Communication)MridulaMascarenhas
A2 (Written Communication)KellyMedina Lopez
A3 (Critical Thinking)PatrickBelanger
B1 (Physical Science)DanFernandez
B2 (Life Science)AparnaSreenivasan
B3 (Laboratory Practices)AlisonHaupt
B4 (Mathematics / QR)AliLynch
C1 (Arts)KevinCahill
C2 (Humanities)DustinWright
C2 (Humanities [Languages Other Than English])YoshikoSaito-Abbott
D (General)BradBarbeau
D (Civics / SL)SethPollack
D (US History)PhuongNguyen
E (Lifelong Learning)RyanLuke
GE Program DirectorSwarupWood
Ex Officio:
Representative, Associated StudentsEthanQuaranta
Representative, Registrar's OfficeJessicaBawdon
Representative, Provost's OfficeDanShapiro
Representative, Senate Tech Committee
Writing Program DirectorNelsonGraff
Agendas & Minutes

Academic Senate

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