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Liberal Education course proposal guidelines

The new requirements for liberal education (LE), approved by the Faculty Senate on April 3, 2008, will go into effect for students entering the University in fall, 2010. All Core and Theme courses must be re-certified under these new guidelines in order to fulfill LE requirements in fall 2010 or later terms.

Core courses

Arts and Humanities

Biological Sciences

Historical Perspectives


Mathematical Thinking

Physical Sciences

Social Sciences


Theme courses

Civic Life and Ethics

Diversity and Social Justice in the United States

The Environment

Global Perspectives

Technology and Society