Changes to the General Education Program

Executive Memorandum 06-037

June 09, 2006

From: Paul J. Zingg, President

Subject: Changes to the General Education Program

GENERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Upon the recommendation of the Provost, I approve the following changes to the General Education Program, effective fall 2006 or spring 2007 as noted:

Effective fall 2006

GE Breadth Area B1

ADD course

NSCI 101 - Introduction to the Earth's Environment

GE Breadth Area C2

DELETE course:

ENGL 245 - Medieval Mind 

GE Breadth Area C2

ADD course:

ENGL 371 - Principles of Language

GE Breadth Area D1

ADD course:

ABUS 101 - Introduction to Agricultural Business and Economics

GE Breadth Area D2/NW

DELETE course:

ASST/SOCI 352 - Sociology of Mainland Southeast Asia

GE Breadth Area D3

ADD course:

HIST 105 - Global Environmental History: Before Columbus

GE Breadth Area D3

ADD course:

HIST 106 - Global Environmental History: After Columbus

GE Upper-Division Theme C

DELETE course:

INST 315 - Cultural Dimensions of International Business

GE Upper-Division Theme E

DELETE course:

PHIL 324 - Philosophical Perspectives on Sex and Love


GE Upper-Division Theme E restructure to:


1 course selected from:

PHIL 321 - Ethics and Human Happiness

PHIL 326 - Social Ethics

RELS 346 - Ethical Issues in Religion

1 course required:

GEOS 354 - Science and Ethics

1 course required:

ECON 352/HCSV 333 - Medical Economics


GE Upper-Division Theme H

DELETE course:

SOCI 391H - The Global Within the Community: Understanding Through Service Learning


GE Upper-Division Theme H restructure to:


Track 1

1 course required:

PSYC/PHIL 313H/RELS 342H - What Motivates Altruism: Honors

1 course selected from:

BIOL/PHIL 322H - Science and Human Values: Honors

CSCI 313H/PSYC 332H - Mind in the Machine: Honors

Track 2

1 course selected from:

BIOL/PHIL 322H - Science and Human Values: Honors

CSCI 313H/PSYC 332H - Mind in the Machine: Honors

1 course selected from:

CMST/MJIS/SOCI 356H - Genocide and Mass Persuasion in the 20th Century: Honors

GEOG/MCGS 316H - Crossing Boundaries: Honors

Capstone - to be taken last

1 course required:

HNRS 399H - Honors in General Education Thesis