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core curriculum

 
an organized program or course of study in a specialty area of practice.
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Team-taught by one faculty member from the Economics Department and one from the History Department and satisfies a General Education requirement in Social Science, History, or Diversity of Perspectives
Because economics principles courses satisfy general education requirements at most schools and are often taken early in students' academic careers, they are frequently transferred between institutions.
Moreover, Menand provides no empirical evidence, systematic or anecdotal, to sustain his contention that the chief obstacle to instituting a general education requirement is professors' desire to keep their pursuit of knowledge pure.
Leaders of colleges and universities are the proximate agents of change in general education requirements.
Over a year ago, the Board determined that the current 42-credit general education requirements at the six institutions were inadequate largely due to insufficient emphasis on basic skills in the first two years.
TABLE 1 General Education Requirements at National Sectarian University, Before and After General Education Reform General Education New General Education requirements, 1991 requirements, est.
Education students clearly must be advised from the beginning to take honors courses as general education requirements whenever possible.
A program that seeks to serve all students will typically satisfy the general education requirement, and from this necessity a broad set of honors values has arisen: that particular content matters less than the mental exercise; that critical thinking and the life of the mind are ultimate goals; and that honors education can leaven all sorts of different educational paths and careers.
Unless the course also fulfilled a general education requirement, it was under-enrolled.
Another 40% arrived on campus with their social science general education requirement met.
Gen Ed 104 is a two-credit course which is linked to another course that fulfills a general education requirement.
Students participating in this research were enrolled in "Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle" (Nutrition 130), which is a general education elective for non-nutrition majors that fulfilled the university's general education requirement for a science course elective.

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