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GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM Academic Affairs Policy Statement No. 14

Academic Affairs Policy Statement No. 14
1. References
a. Statutes of the University of Georgia, Article IV, Section 2.
b. Bylaws of the University Council of the University of Georgia, Section IIIB4.
c. Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Section 2.7.3
Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
d. Task Force on General Education and Student Learning, 2005.
2. Definition
General education at the University of Georgia should result in students who are engaged,
discerning, independent, and intentional learners. Graduates should recognize how
knowledge is constructed in each area of inquiry rather than cover a static body of facts.
3. University of Georgia General Education Curriculum
The general education curriculum provides the foundation for future studies by
introducing students to a liberal education and providing instruction which engages both
student intellect and curiosity. The University of Georgia's general education curriculum
should empower the student to participate in debate and advocacy of issues critical to
community, state, and nation.
I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)
Foundation courses for the general education curriculum will be characterized by verbal


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


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