Core Curriculum

Opportunities for Faculty


Propose a Core Course

Faculty who teach a Core curriculum course join a community of faculty who are committed to helping students grow into thoughtful and critical learners, and engaged members of the campus community and the world.

To assist faculty in their vital work in the Core, numerous resources are available.

Propose a new course:

All faculty are invited to teach in the Core. To submit a proposal, please complete this Core Course Proposal form.

Deadline for submitting proposals for spring courses: April 1 of preceding year

Deadline for submitting proposals for summer or fall courses: Nov. 1 of preceding year

Click here for more information about the Core course proposal process.


Grant Support

Core Curriculum Areas of Inquiry Course Development Grants: to assist faculty in developing a new course in an area of inquiry.

Core First Year Seminar Grants: to assist faculty in developing a new First Year Seminar or substantially revising an existing seminar.

Course Class Enhancement Grants: to support relevant co-curricular experiences in a Core course during the semester.