FAQs for Faculty

​1. How can I tell if my course fits as a GE course?
​A General Education area is described by one or more Learning Outcomes that courses in this area must meet. Your course fits in the GE program if it meets the Learning Outcomes​ of the relevant GE area in addition to the Ethics and critical thinking related outcomes. 
More details are provided in the Certific​ation of New GE Courses​ section in this site.

2. How can I get a first time GE certification for my course?
Design your course to meet the Learning Outcomes​ of the relevant GE area in addition to the Ethics and critical thinking related outcomes. You must next answer a questionnaire and provide a course syllabus through the General Education module available on Moodle. Your submission will be reviewed within two weeks. A first time GE certification for a course is granted for one year. 
More details are provided in the Certific​​ation of New GE Courses​​ section in this site.

3. The GE certification of my course expired. How can I obtain a recertification for my GE course?
You must answer a questionnaire and provide a detailed course portfolio through the General Education module available on Moodle. The course portfolio must include a detailed syllabus, copies of assignments and sample student’s work. Your submission will be reviewed within one month. A GE re-certification for a course is granted for three years. 
More details are provided in the Periodic Re-evaluation (re-certification) of GE Courses section in this site.

4. What is the difference between Humanities List I and Humanities List II.?
​Courses in Humanities List I strongly correlate with all humanities learning outcomes. Courses in Humanities List II partially correlate with one or more humanities learning outcomes.

5. What is the difference between Social Sciences List I and Social Sciences List II?
Courses in Social Sciences List I strongly correlate with all Social Sciences learning outcomes. Courses in Social Sciences List II partially correlate with one or more Social Sciences learning outcomes.