GE & All University Requirements (GEAR)

GEAR stands for General Education and All-University Requirements. The GEAR committee is a satellite committee of the Integrated Curriculum Committee (ICC), and is comprised of 7 faculty members and the Director of Educational Effectiveness. You may submit comments or questions regarding GEAR committee activities or general education assessment at any time to John Steele IV, committee chair.

GEAR Committee Membership 

GEAR SLO Assignment Inventory Form [Word] Include this form with new GEAR course proposals and proposals to add GEAR designation to existing courses. Do not use this form with proposals to satisfy a GE area through a course of study.

Draft Proposal for New GEAR Director Position [pdf]

GEAR Committee Presentation Convocation 2013 [pdf]

Learning Outcomes

General Education Requirement:
Satisfy Area E and/or UD GE Requirements through Course of Study

Resolution on Accepting a Course of Study as Fulfilling Area E and/or Upper Division GE [pdf]*
*Resolution is no longer valid regarding Area E due to the changes required by EO 1100 Revised.

Proposal to Satisfy Upper Division Area B through Course of Study (Word)

Proposal to Satisfy Upper Division Area C through Course of Study (Word)

Proposal to Satisfy Upper Division Area D through Course of Study (Word)


Diversity and Common Ground Requirements
Institutions Requirement:


GEAR Committee Membership
Chair (tba)  
Acting Chair - Spring 2018John Steele IVJohn.Steelex3178
CAHSS RepresentativeDeidre PikeDeidre.Pikex3659  
CNRS RepresentativeJohn Steele IVJohn.Steelex3178
CPS RepresentativeMary DingleMary.Dinglex3719  
Faculty At-LargeRob CliverRobert.Cliverx3247  
Interim Academic Assessment Coordinator, OIEMark WicklundMark.Wicklundx5337
Interim Vice Provost, Academic Programs  Rock BraithwaiteRock.Braithwaitex3949