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1 The N EW G ENERAL E DUCATION PROGRAM

2 Mission Statement: “Carroll University provides a superior education, rooted in its Presbyterian and liberal arts heritage, and draws upon its Christian tradition to prepare all students for vocational success, lifelong learning and service in a diverse and global society.”

3 General Education for all students is the foundation of the liberal arts tradition at Carroll. About one-quarter of your total credits are in General Education.

4 General Education Gen Ed Components 32 total credits Cross-Cultural Component 12 credits + Cross-Cultural Development Cultural Seminar4 cr. 1 st Semester Writing Seminar4 cr. 1 st or 2 nd Semester Cross-Cultural Development(4 cr.)concurrent or before CCE Cross-Cultural Experience 2 cr. concurrent or after CCD Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 cr. After CCE, last year at CU Distribution Component20 credits. 16 cr. of 4 G.E cr. G.E. 2 Four Gen Ed 1 courses, in four of five distribution areas (the fifth area is in student’s major field) One Gen Ed 2 course, in one of the four distribution areas Fine arts Humanities Philosophy/ethics/religion Social sciences Natural sciences (with lab) Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

5 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium CCD Cross-Cultural Development Cultural Seminar Writing Seminar Distribution Courses Your progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience G.E. 1 Courses G.E. 2 Course Senior Integration Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

6 Gen Ed Components 32 total credits Cross-Cultural Component 12 credits + Cross-Cultural Development The Cross-Cultural Component is the signature element of the Gen Ed Curriculum, a five-course series that focuses on culture: Cultural Seminar Writing Seminar Cross-Cultural Development Cross-Cultural Experience Global Perspectives Colloquium These courses provide an intentional cross-cultural thread from freshman through senior year, with a final colloquium to allow students the opportunity for critical reflection. The Cross-Cultural Component provides continuity and coherence for the whole Gen Ed program. General Education

7 GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium CCD Cross-Cultural Development Cultural Seminar Writing Seminar Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience G.E. 1 Courses G.E. 2 Course Senior Integration Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

8 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away ” 2 credits G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with Lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ Senior Integration PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 Convocations Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Gen Ed Requirements Cultural Seminar 4 credits English credits G.E. 1 Courses 16 credits G.E. 2 Course 4 credits CCD Course (4 credits) CC Experience 2 credits GPC 2 credits 32 credits Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

9 General Education Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... Freshman Experience

10 General Education Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits In Your First Year... Freshman Experience The Cultural Seminar is a four-credit academic course that emphasizes critical reading and discussion. The seminar provides first-semester freshmen with a gateway learning experience to complete the foundational course in the General Education Program. Students will explore their own and another culture and evaluate a global issue from multiple perspectives. The course will have several common elements: Common read, Common learning outcomes, Common assessment, and Common orientation and convocations.

11 General Education Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social wciences □ Natural wciences (with Lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

12 General Education Gen Ed Components 32 total credits Distribution Component20 credits. 16 cr. of 4 G.E cr. G.E. 2 Four Gen Ed 1 courses, in four of five distribution areas (the fifth area is in student’s major field) One Gen Ed 2 course, in one of the four distribution areas Fine arts Humanities Philosophy/ethics/religion Social sciences Natural sciences (with lab) The second major element of the General Education curriculum is the Distribution Component. Distribution courses challenge students to think critically about the social and natural world, through the methodologies of the various academic disciplines. Distribution courses need not include cross-cultural themes.

13 Distribution Courses Approved by PCAC and GCCE as of 02/15/2012 Fine ArtsHumanitiesPhil/Ethics/ReligionSocial SciencesNatural Sciences GE 1 F1GE 1 H1GE 1 P1GE 1 S1GE 1 N1 ALL LAB COURSES ART 103 Art History I ENG 162 (CCD) Gender & Lit BIO 324 BioethicsBUS 250 Culture & Div in OrgsBIO 120 General Biology I ART 104 Art History II ENG 165 (CCD) Race & Gender BUS 260 Ethics Bus, Govt, SocCOM 101 Prin of CommunicationBIO 131 Human Genetics ART 106 Draw & Comp ENG 210 (CCD) African Amer LitENG 164 (CCD)Amer Ind LitCOM 207 (CCD) Intercult Comm CHE 104 Forensic Science ART 107 2D & 3D DesignENG 211 Lit Study I Poetry ENG 255/255H (CCD): Post- COM 290 Health CommunicationCHE 106 Drug Discovery ART 209 Photography IENG 212 Lit Study II Fiction/Drama Colonial Lit & Theory ECO 124 MicroeconomicsENV 105 Earth Science ART 225 Ceramics IHIS 103 Roots of Western WorldENV 292 Env Ethics & AppsECO 225 MacroeconomicsENV120/120H Conservation ENG 206 Fiction WritingHIS 104 Europe & Modern WorldPHI 101 Intro to PhilosophyENV 138 Cultural GeographyPHY 105 Astronomy ENG 207 Poetry WritingHIS 105 America to 1877PHI 105 Intro to LogicENV 160 World Regional Geog ENG 208 Nonfict WritingHIS 106 America since 1877PHI206/PHI206H EthicsLEA 190 Leadership & Per Effect FAR 105 World DanceHIS 107 Premodern WorldPHI 207 His & Phil of SciencePBH 101 Intro Public Health MUS 151 History of JazzHIS 108 Our Contemporary WorldPOL 275 Political Theory PBH 102 (CCD) Global Health MUS 156 Classical Music HIS 112 (CCD)Latin American His POL 276 Democracy & Global POL 101 (CCD) Global Studies MUS 158 History of Rock HIS 224H (CCD) World since 1945 REL 102 Intro Hebrew Bible POL 101H (CCD) Global Studies THE 101 Intro to TheatrePOL 210H Origins DemoREL 103 Intro New TestamentPOL 141 Intro American Politics REL 106 Understanding Rel POL 201 (CCD) World's Nations REL 200 Contemp World Rel POL 255 (CCD) Global Politics REL 201 Jesus of NazarethPPE 101 Intro Phil, Politics & Econ REL 210 (CCD) Suffer/Hope PSY 101 Introductory Psychology REL 230 Hist of Christianity ISOC 101 Intro to Sociology REL 231 Hist of Christianity IISOC 102 Soc of Social Problems SOC 110 (CCD) Cultural Anthro GE 2 F2GE 2 H2GE 2 P2GE 2 S2GE 2 N2 ART 201 Painting I ENG 226(CCD)Africa Lit & Culture ENG 303 Milton & MoralsLEA 302 Leadership Theory/ PracENV 267 Geographic Info Sys ART 230 Printmaking I ENG 300 (CCD) Great Authors PHI 308 Phil of ReligionPBH 421 EpidemiologyENV 222 ENG 307 Adv. PoetryENG 301 ChaucerPHI 320 Ancient & Med Phil PSY 221 (CCD) Lifespan Psych ENG 308 Adv. NonfictionENG 304 ShakespearePHI 321 Mod & Contemp Phil THE 215 Euro Hist & LitENG 305 Adv Exposition & Rhetoric THE 216 Global Hist & LitENG 312 Modernism & Post Mod HIS 213 Women in American His HIS 225 (CCD) Med Europe, China and Islamic Crescent HIS 254 Medieval European Topics

14 General Education CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years... G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with Lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2 Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC

15 General Education CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2 So, which courses are CCD? Cross Cultural Development Courses can be either G.E. 1 or G.E. 2, or other courses in your major, designated CCD. For example: “American Indian Literature” or “International Global Health” or “Latin American History” or “Cultural Anthropology” or “China and the Islamic Crescent” Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC

16 General Education CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years... G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social Ssiences □ Natural sciences (with Lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2 Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC

17 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with Lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2 Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC

18 General Education CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits So, what does it mean to “Study Away”? Students choose STUDY AWAY experiences – either local, domesti, and/or international, for their cross-cultural experience, to fit into their majors. Track 1: Study abroad, for a summer, semester or yearlong program. E.G. Bordeaux, France; Marburg, Germany; Sydney, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; Leon/Guanajuato, Mexico (Affiliated programs). Track 2: Approved NCEP course, whether overseas or domestic. New Cultural Experience Programs are around two weeks off campus. E.G.: Thailand, Paris, South Africa, Marburg/Frankfurt, China, Australia-New Zealand; Alaska; EU. Track 3: Approved for-credit CCE course or internship. Courses or approved internships are at least 60 hours within a cross-cultural environment. Examples: internship; regular academic course with an experiential component; clinicals; service learning; student teaching.

19 CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits What are Cross Cultural Experiences? Study Abroad New Cultural Experience Program (NCEP) CCE course or Internship Choir tour to Italy Post-Katrina Trip to New Orleans Photographing India Music and Culture of Vietnam Civil Rights Pilgrimage Hearts in Motion in Guatemala BorderLinks Tucson, AZ/Mexico Cross-Cultural Chicago

20 General Education CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

21 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ Senior Integration PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

22 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits As You Prepare to Graduate... Senior Integration Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC

23 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits As You Prepare to Graduate... Senior Integration Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC What makes Carroll virtually UNIQUE in higher education? The Carroll Difference is the Senior Integration Experience – The Global Perspectives Colloquium

24 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits As You Prepare to Graduate... Senior Integration Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC The Global Perspectives Colloquium is a two-credit academic course for advanced students (usually seniors) from multiple disciplines to engage in integration and critical reflection on cross-cultural experiences. The GPC seeks to engage members of the Carroll community, models interdisciplinary and life- long learning, and serves as a gateway experience, preparing students to take responsibility for their own continuing education after graduation.

25 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits As You Prepare to Graduate... Senior Integration Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC The Global Perspectives Colloquium is the place where Carroll’s Four Pillars come together. Integrated Knowledge Lifelong Skills Enduring Values Gateway Experiences

26 General Education GPC Global Perspectives Colloquium 2 credits CCD Cross-Cultural Development Have at least ONE GE 1 or GE 2 course be designated: "Cross-Cultural" (CCD list below) Cultural Seminar □ CCS credits Writing Seminar □ ENG credits Distribution Courses Your Progress through General Education (32 credits) In Your First Year... First through Third Years.... As You Prepare to Graduate... CCE Cross- Cultural Experience “Study Away” 2 credits G.E. 1 Courses Take course in each of four distribution areas outside your major. 16 credits □ Fine arts □ Humanities □ Philosophy/ethics/religion □ Social sciences □ Natural sciences (with lab) G.E. 2 Course Take additional upper level course in one area. 4 credits. □ _____________ Senior Integration PLUS Graduation Requirements: Math 106 or 112 or credits Attend 8 convocations Freshman Experience Cross-Cultural Component (12 credits) = CCS + WS + CCD + CCE + GPC Gen Ed Requirements Cultural Seminar 4 credits English credits G.E. 1 Courses 16 credits G.E. 2 Course 4 credits CCD Course (4 credits) CC Experience 2 credits GPC 2 credits 32 credits Distribution Component (20 credits) = 4 G.E. 1 courses + 1 G.E. 2

27 For Further Information contact: Office of General Education Carroll University 100 N. East Ave. Waukesha, WI Fred W. Beuttler, Ph.D. Director of General Education


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