1. Communication: Students communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
2. Critical Thinking: Students explore issues and ideas before formulating an opinion, solving a problem, or drawing a conclusion.
3. Information Literacy: Students consume and produce information of any form effectively and ethically.
4. Intercultural Knowledge and Competence: Students recognize the complexity of identity, culture, and heritage.
5. Global Citizenship: Students recognize the complexity of global systems and their roles within them.
General Education Committee
As part of ECU's self-governance and in accordance with Section 188.8.131.52 of the ECU Faculty Handbook, this standing institutional committee "is responsible for 1) establishing guidelines for departments to follow in requesting new courses for the General Education curriculum; 2) reviewing new courses proposed for the General Education curriculum and making recommendations to the Academic Committee; 3) overseeing the General Education student outcomes; 4) overseeing assessment of the General Education Curriculum."
2023-2024 General Education Committee (GEC) members: Steven Pederson, Melody Baggech, Matthew Lynam, Nancy McClain, Ladonna Autrey, Deanna Hartley-Kelso, Shawna Bishop, Ken Andrews (Dean), Kate Lang (Dean), Robin Roberson (Assessment Coordinator)
For more information about East Central University's General Education program, visit the ECU Catalog.