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Course Proposal Information for Faculty

The General Education Committee, the faculty senate committee that oversees Foundational Studies, is pleased to announce the process for proposing new courses in the program. The primary call is for new University Foundations 100 (UF 100) courses. Instructions for UF 100 proposals are outlined below. Disciplinary Lens, Communication in the Discipline, and University Foundations 200 courses follow a different track, and will be handled initially by you contacting the staff named below. For all proposals, please follow your department’s protocol for course assignments and scheduling.


University Foundations 100 Course Proposals

Submittal Deadline: November 17, 2017

The November 17 deadline applies to proposals for either fall ’18 or spring ’19 offerings.  For inquiries about UF 100 courses, please contact Dr. John Bieter (johnbieter@boisestate.edu), Interim Director of Foundational Studies.

Process for submitting new UF 100 course proposals:


Disciplinary Lens Course Proposals

This announcement ends last year’s freeze on new DL course proposals. For inquiries about DL courses, please contact Kay Wingert (kaywingert@boisestate.edu), Program Coordinator for Foundational Studies.


Communication in the Discipline Course Proposals

For inquiries about CID, please contact either Dr. Marty Most (mmost@boisestate.edu), chair of the General Education Subcommittee regarding CID, or Dr. Andrew Finstuen (andrewfinstuen@boisestate.edu), Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies.


University Foundations 200 Course Proposals

For inquiries about UF 200, please contact Dr. Matthew Recla (matthewrecla@boisestate.edu), Interim Associate Director of Foundational Studies and chair of the General Education Subcommittee regarding UF 200.