Office of Assessment and Accreditation

General Education Council


New Course Proposals


***Deadlines for submission of proposals are listed under the Meetings tab***

Faculty seeking a General Education category or Global Perspectives (GL or GN) marker should complete and submit the following form as a Word file or PDF to the General Education Council at gened@uncg.edu. NOTE: All signature sheets must be signed by the appropriate persons and submitted with documents.

General Education Category and Global Marker Request Form (Word)

Faculty seeking either a Speaking intensive or Writing intensive (WI or SI) marker should complete and submit the following form as a Word file or PDF to the General Education Council at gened@uncg.edu. NOTE: All signature sheets must be signed by the appropriate persons and submitted with documents.

General Education WI and SI Marker Request Form (Word)

UNCG Faculty Senate resolutions provide the following parameters for General Education courses. Courses that carry general education category designations must:
  1. Clearly address the specific Student Learning Outcomes for the requested General Education category designation.
  2. Be a standard offering (not an experimental course).
  3. Be open to all undergraduate students regardless of major.
  4. Be at the 100, 200, or, 300 level. Any pre- or co-requisite must carry a General Education category designation.

Global Perspectives (GL) or Global Non-Western Perspectives (GN) marker courses must:
  1. Clearly address the specific Student Learning Outcomes for the requested General Education marker designation.
  2. Be a standard offering (not an experimental course).

Courses that wish to carry the Writing Intensive (WI) or Speaking Intensive (SI) markers must:
  1. Clearly address the specific Student Learning Outcomes for the requested General Education marker designation.


All courses carrying a General Education category or marker must allow students to demonstrate achievement of the General Education Program category‐ or marker‐specific Student Learning Outcomes through activities or assignments. The approved Student Learning Outcomes for each category and marker can be found here and under the SLOs tab above.