PRINCIPLES FOR CORE REVISION
King’s College Curriculum and Teaching Committee
Wednesday, February 8, 2006
The revised CORE Curriculum
an integrated, sequential “plan of learning” rather than a “grab-bag” of
distribution requirements; this plan should include (but not be limited
to) interdisciplinary offerings.
where appropriate, choices for students through a variety of course
or revise—in content or name—courses that are problematic, while retaining
courses that are effective.
the content of a traditional liberal arts education.
more opportunities for students to improve their writing skills.
in students a lifelong love of learning, reading, and critical reflection.
- Help students
to master the disciplines and methods of inquiry that are the shared
possession of all liberally educated persons in the Catholic tradition.
students in achieving moral maturity and personal fulfillment by preparing
them to think clearly and independently about the ethical, philosophical,
and religious dimensions of the human condition.