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GEC - 17/18

General Education Committee

GEC Agendas and Minutes 17/18 (Accessible to Campus Community)

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Meetings are held:  Thursdays
Time:  10:00 am to 11:30 am
Location:  MARK-421

Meeting Dates 17/18
Fall 2017
- September 7, 14, 21, 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 30; December 7
Spring 2018
- February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26

Members 17/18 (Voting)
Rodney Beaulieu CEHHS-SHSHS/SoN 17-19
Fredi Avalos C'Debaca CHABSS-BSS 17-19
Heidi Breuer CHABSS-HA 17-19
Julie Jameson CSM-Biology 17-19
VACANT SP 18 Library 16-18 (Toni Olivas on Sabbatical SP 18)
Marshall Whittlesey CSM-Mathematics 16-18
Michael Hughes CHABSS-HA 16-18  Committee Chair
Konane Martinez CHABSS-BSS 17-19
Ted Shore CoBA 16-18
Regina Eisenbach Dean of Academic Programs
Dawn Formo Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Domenica Pearl Dir., Undergraduate Advising (VP Student Affairs' Designee)
Patti Garnet Articulation Officer, EMS (AVP EMS' Designee)
Melissa Simnitt Assessment Specialist, Academic Programs
Kemisa Kassa Student Representative
Additional Attendees - Staff (Non-Voting)
Criselda Yee Curriculum Specialist, Academic Programs
Gayle Feallock Catalog and Curriculum Assistant, Academic Programs
Pam Bell / Lynn Marie Rantanen e-Advising Team Members

Committee Charge:  The General Education Committee has general oversight of all issues related to the General Education program and the following specific graduation requirements: the U.S. History, Constitution and American Ideals Requirement, the Language Other Than English Requirement, the Computer Competency Requirement, and the Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement.  The committee makes appropriate recommendations regarding the operation of the General Education program and fulfillment of the graduation requirements specified above.  In compliance with State mandates, the committee shall be responsible for reviewing, approving, and evaluating all new and existing lower and upper-division courses used to meet the General Education and specified graduation requirements; make recommendations on academic and student policies impacting the General Education program and the specified graduation requirements; establish and provide for periodic internal and external reviews of General Education policies and practices in a manner comparable to those of major programs; review articulation agreements with community colleges for courses satisfying General Education and the specified graduation requirements; provide information to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding the General Education program and the specified graduation requirements; and be a resource for academic advising to ensure student fulfillment of General Education and the specified graduation requirements.  In pursuit of these duties, the committee may create ad hoc subcommittees.