UMD approved a new Liberal Education program in the Fall of 2009. An implementation committee was formed in the spring of 2010 and the process of submitting new courses for liberal education designation began in November, 2010 with full implementation of the new program effective fall 2012. Below please find links to materials intended to help guide this change.
February 10 - for summer approval
March 1 - for fall approval
October 1 - for spring approval
Proposals will be accepted anytime; however, proposals and changes received after the deadline date will be reviewed for the following effective date.
Process for Liberal Education Course Submission
1. Complete the appropriate form(s) listed below.
2. Once the form is complete, faculty members will forward the form to the department head for approval.
3. If the department head approves the course, the form will be forwarded to the dean for approval.
Liberal Education Forms