General Education Curriculum at Westmont

The following 4 categories comprise the General Education areas of study:

I. Common Contexts

A. Biblical and Theological Canons -Certification Criteria

  1. Life and Literature of the Old Testament
  2. Life and Literature of the New Testament
  3. Introduction to Christian Doctrine

B. Introduction to the Christian Liberal Arts

  1. Philosophical Reflections on Reality, Knowledge and Value - Certification Criteria, Rubric
  2. World History in Christian Perspective - Certification Criteria
II. Common Inquiries
  1. Reading Imaginative Literature - Cetification Criteria
  2. Exploring the Physical Sciences - Certification Criteria, Rubric (page 2)
  3. Exploring the Life Sciences - Certification Criteria (page 2)
  4. Reasoning Abstractly -Certification Criteria (page 2)
  5. Performing and Interpreting the Arts - Certification Criteria, Rubric (page 3)
  6. Thinking Globally -Certification Criteria (page 3), Prompt, Rubric
  7. Thinking Historically -Certification Criteria (page 4), Rubric
  8. Understanding Society -Certification Criteria (page 4)
III. Common Skills
  1. Three writing-intensive or speech-intensive courses - Certification Criteria
    1. Writing for the Liberal Arts
    2. Writing- or speech-intensive course within the major
    3. Writing- or speech-intensive course outside the major
  2. Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning - Certification Criteria
  3. Modern / Foreign Languages - Certification Criteria
  4. Physical Education - Certification Criteria, Assessment form
IV. Competent and Compassionate Action
  1. Productions and Presentations - Certification Criteria
  2. Research - Certification Criteria
  3. Integrating the Major Discipline - Certification Criteria
  4. Serving Society; Enacting Justice - Certification Criteria
  5. Communicating Cross-Culturally - Certification Criteria

General Education Student Learning Outcomes

Multi-Year Assessment Plan