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 Faculty & Department Chairs
Find important information about the GEP Governance Structure (PDF).
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.