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Progress to Approval


On August 16, 2004 the undergraduate colleges at UIC were asked to have their faculty review the LAS EPC proposal “General Education at UIC: Setting the Foundations for University Study” for ratification. Following are the dates of ratification:

College of Engineering
September 9, 2004

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
October 5, 2004

College of Applied Health Sciences
February 2, 2005

College of Education
November 15, 2004

College of Architecture and the Arts
November 15, 2004

College of Business Administration
October 29, 2004

College of Nursing


On February 9, 2005 the Senate Committee on Educational Policy met to discuss the new Gen Ed program proposal. The proposal was approved.

On March 17, 2005 the full UIC Senate voted on the new Gen Ed program. The program was approved.