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Guide to the Core Curriculum Commission Records, RG 173


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: January 2003

Date Span:
1985-1987

Size:
1.5 cubic feet; 100 items.

Number of Boxes:
1 document box and 1 record center box.

Type of material:
Organizational records.

Physical condition:
Some minor aging. Collection not processed properly.

Arrangement:
Arranged by subject.

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
The University Senate Commission on the Core Curriculum was established to review the general education requirements for undergraduate students at Auburn University from 1985 to 1987. The commission was also assigned the task of refining the the purpose and content of the core curriculum at the university and submit a report of recommendations to the faculty senate. The report found that the past core curriculum needed revamping and recommended an increase of core programs to be completed from 53 to 63 credit hours.

Scope and Content:
Consists of correspondence, memorandums, meeting minutes, proposals, drafts of reports, and the final 1987 report of the University Senate Commission on the Core Curriculum. The collection includes background and research material, miscellaneous reports from other institutions of higher education and photocopied articles from published journal and monographs.

Item list:
Box 1

Box 2

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