General Education at Ferris State University
General Education Learning Outcomes Area Committees: The Learning Outcomes Area Committees serve the dual function of
1). approving courses for inclusion in learning outcomes area, and
2) conducting assessment of student learning for that outcome area.

Learning Outcomes Area Committees:
  • Communication Competence

    • Writing 3 faculty from Languages and Literature and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences (subcommittees may be formed in Languages and Literature for specific areas of assessment).

    • Speech 3 faculty from the speech communication area and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Quantitative Skills 3 faculty from Math and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Scientific Understanding 2 faculty from the physical sciences and 2 faculty from the biological sciences and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Social Awareness 4 faculty from Social Sciences, 1 faculty from Accountancy, Economics and Applied Stats in the College of Business, and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Cultural Enrichment 2 faculty from Languages and Literature, 3 faculty from Humanities and 2 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Global Consciousness 1 faculty from Social Science, 1 faculty from Languages and Literature, and 1 faculty member from Humanities and 3 faculty from Colleges other than Arts and Sciences.

  • Race/Ethnicity/Gender 2 faculty from Social Sciences, 1 from humanities, 1 faculty from Languages and Literature and 2 faculty from other departments and/or colleges.