Chairs and Program Directors: Please submit this demonstration of need form along with ALL University Studies course proposals during the 2015-16 academic year.

Deadline: 4 September 2015


Dates announced for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Information Literacy exam:

Friday, November 6, 1-4

Friday, November 13, 1-4

Friday, April 1, 1-4

Friday, April 8, 1-4

All exams will be proctored in RL 1039.

More details about the exam here.


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Univ. Studies Advisory Committee

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Thematic Transdisciplinary Clusters

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Frequently Asked Questions

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University Studies for Faculty and Staff

The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor and the Dean of Undergraduate Studies provides administrative support for University Studies, UNCW's general education program. Faculty and staff can find resources here to assist them in understanding and contributing to the curriculum.

This website includes links to everything from an overview of the entire University Studies curriculum to specific answers to advising questions. Faculty and staff members also have the option to sign up for email updates about University Studies through our listserv.

Consult the Curriculum Overview for information on each component, including their Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). This graphic outlines how many hours/experiences students need to fulfill their requirements. This curriculum map identifies student learning outcomes and other learning goals.

Use these proposals to submit a course for inclusion in University Studies' components.

Access these resources as you propose and plan your University Studies-approved course.

Find answers to advising and audit-related questions among the FAQs.

Learn how to handle University Studies-related issues and special cases by reviewing these policies and procedures.

Direct any remaining questions to the right place using this directory.

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