University of Rhode Island
Faculty Senate

University College and General Education Committee
Report #2005-06-1
Additions to the General Education Program

The University College and General Education Committee considered the following matters at their meeting of December 1, 2005.  They are now presented to the Faculty Senate for confirmation.

I.  Foreign Language/Cross-cultural Competence (FC)

The UCGE Committee recommends that the Faculty Senate approve the following course for the (FC) area of the General Education program as follows:

LET 151R The European Union (examining human differences, reading complex texts, speaking effectively) Diversity

II. Letters Core Area (L)

The UCGE Committee recommends that the Faculty Senate approve the following courses for the (L) area of the General Education Program as follows:

HIS 341 United States History from 1941 to 1974 (examining human differences, reading complex texts, writing effectively, using qualitative data) Diversity

LET 151R The European Union (examining human differences, reading complex texts, speaking effectively) Diversity

III. Natural Sciences Core Area (N)

The UCGE Committee recommends that the Faculty Senate approve the following course for the (N) area of the General Education program:

HPR 202 for Spring 2006 Honors Colloquium "The Global Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases in Developing Nations" (reading complex texts, examining human differences, using qualitative data) Diversity

IV. Social Sciences Core Area (S)

The UCGE Committee recommends that the Faculty Senate approve the following courses for the (S) area of the General Education program:

HPR 202 for Spring 2006 Honors Colloquium "The Global Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases in Developing Nations" (reading complex texts, examining human differences, using qualitative data) Diversity

HSS 130 Introduction to Hunger Studies (reading complex texts, examining human differences, writing effectively) Diversity