Step 1: Determine the GE Category (Foundation, Explorations, Capstone) for which you would like to develop your course.
Step 2: Decide the GE Essential Skills associated with your GE Category which best capture the goals of your course. You should choose between two to three of these skills. In some cases these skills are already matched with GE categories and predetermined for you. The GE Essential Skills grid informs you of the appropriate GE Essential Skills.
Step 3: Complete the GE Action Request (GEAR) Form
Step 4: Finish your SCO and any additional materials
For sample exemplars of approved courses, faculty should refer to the following:
Step 5: Submit your completed materials following the University Course Approval Process for General Education.
The GEGC will evaluate courses for inclusion into the GE program.
If you need assistance completing these forms, please contact your GEGC representatives or the appropriate associate dean of your college. You may also contact the Office of Undergraduate Studies and Academic Advising at (562) 985-7538.
If you need assistance developing or implementing a GE course please contact your interim GE Coordinator, Dr. Mary McPherson at Mary.McPherson@csulb.edu.
If you need assistance developing or implementing a Writing Intensive course please contact Dr. Linda Sarbo at Linda.Sarbo@csulb.edu.