General Education Program (GEP)

The General Education Program (GEP) at Winona State University comprises 10 Goal Areas and 4 additional Intensives that cover a wide variety of subject areas. Learn more about the GEP.

For Students

Check course equivalencies using Transferology.

Request a course substitution on WarriorSpace.

Questions? Contact Dr. Elizabeth Zold, Director of the General Education Program, at

For Faculty & Department Chairs

Find important information about the GEP Governance Structure (PDF).

View the complete list of current GEP courses and consult the course catalog to see all Goal Areas and Intensives competencies.

All course proposals should be submitted through Curriculog. For questions on Curriculog, contact Dan Bailey at

Course Approval & Renewal Process

All courses considered for the GEP are reviewed by the General Education Program Subcommittee (GEPS), an additional committee of the Academic Affairs & Curriculum Committee (A2C2) of Faculty Senate.

Approved courses by GEPS are forwarded to A2C2 and Faculty Senate for approval.

  • Course proposals for any of the Goal Areas must demonstrate fulfillment of at least 51% of the specified competencies.
  • Course proposals for any Intensives must demonstrate fulfillment of 100% of the specified competencies.

Policy and Procedure 3-4 (Curricular Changes) outlines the approval process for all curricular changes, including GEP courses.