The General Studies Program at West Liberty University promotes student success by providing undergraduates with the knowledge and skills needed to become successful graduates, critical thinkers, and life-long learners. While all programs have their own objectives, the General Studies Program represents the core foundation upon which all academic programs are built.
General Studies Course Review
A process created to evaluate 10-12 general studies courses each semester in an ongoing five year rotation. Course reviews are submitted in LiveText by faculty, and submisisons are evaluated by the General Studies Committee based on established criteria and a rubric.
Review Submission and Committee Recommendations
General Studies Student Learning Assessment
General studies assessment data is collected each semester using the University’s assessment data management system, LiveText. Faculty are asked to assess one of the three student learning outcomes (communication, analysis, or self and cultural awareness) in a regular course assignment. The assignment template is created and attached to all GS courses by Sarah West, Data Manager, and faculty follow up by editing the assisgnment and evaluating their students.
General Studies Curriculum