General Education and Core Curriculum

Final Report:

OWG 7 Final Report

Approved CIC Recommendations:

OWG 7 Approved Recommendations


GSU Co-Chair-John Medlock, Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
GPC Co-Chair-Stuart Noel, Dean of English

Committee Membership List



Inst. Affiliation

Stuart Noel
Dean of English
Georgia Perimeter College
Andrea Morgan
Associate Professor of Communication; Department Chair of Arts and Humanities, Online
Georgia Perimeter College
Ken Johnson
Professor of English; Department Chair of English, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Alpharetta
Georgia Perimeter College
Susan Finazzo
Associate Professor of Biology; Interim Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and SACS Liaison, Lakeside
Georgia Perimeter College
Bill Moon
Assistant Professor of Economics; Department Chair of Business and Social Sciences, Decatur
Georgia Perimeter College
Timothy Brown
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; Department Chair of Mathematics, Dunwoody
Georgia Perimeter College
Sheila Garland
Dean of Health Sciences, Clarkston
Georgia Perimeter College

Solomon Fesseha

Professor of Physics; Department Chair of Science, Online

Georgia Perimeter College

John Redmond

Assistant Professor of Anthropology; Department Chair of Cultural and Behavior Sciences, Dunwoody

Georgia Perimeter College

John Medlock

 Assistant Dean for Academic Services, College of Arts and Sciences Georgia State University

Carol Cohen

 Director, University Advising Center Georgia State University
William Bogner  Associate Professor, Department of Managerial Sciences; Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Robinson College of Business Georgia State University
 Shelby Frost

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Georgia State University
 Judith Emerson

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education and Communication Disorders, Deaf Education, College of Education

Georgia State University
 George Rainbolt Professor and Chair, Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences Georgia State University
 John Duffield  Professor, Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences; Director of Academic Assessment and Accreditation Georgia State University
 Therese Poole  Senior Lecturer, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences Georgia State University

Doug Gardenhire

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Therapy, Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions

Georgia State University


  • Combine curricula where appropriate
  • Look at use of online system
  • Develop common Area B requirements
  • Create common student learning outcomes for Gen. Ed. and Area F
  • Submit any changes to USG Council on General Education
  • Determine any Non-Core Requirements (Health, Phys. Ed., etc.)
  • Review and reconciliation of Area F curricula (Shared by Gen Ed/Core group and college committees)