UCORE Program

WSU Adds Equity and Justice Designation to General Education Curriculum

PULLMAN, Wash.—The Washington State University Faculty Senate approved a new course designation on Oct. 6 called “Inquiry into Equity and Justice (EQJS)” that will expand the University Common Requirements (UCORE) general education curriculum for the first time in a decade. The new UCORE designation, which will not impact UCORE credits necessary for graduation, goes into […]

Faculty Senate approves new UCORE Equity and Justice designation

The WSU Faculty Senate approved at its meeting of October 6, 2022 a proposal from the University Common Requirements Committee to create a new course designation: Inquiry into Equity and Justice [EQJS]. This new designation will go live in Fall 2023 and will involve additional, credit-neutral changes to UCORE’s structure and requirements. Please visit UCORE’s Equity and […]

WSU Law Awards presented to Probst, Whitehall for 2022

PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University faculty members Tahira Probst and Anna Whitehall are the latest recipients of the annual Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching. First presented in 2013, the award commemorates the high value WSU places on those who teach University Common Requirements (UCORE) general education courses across the university, and who […]

WSU student Ella Kisor named UCORE Ambassador Award recipient

PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University’s University Common Requirements (UCORE) Ambassador Award for 2022 was presented to student Ella Kisor, international business and Spanish major and member of the Honors College. The award is given each year to one who has carried the spirit of general education to the WSU community. Kisor is a member of […]

Revised UCORE website replaces handbook

As of Spring 2020, the UCORE website has become the primary resource for information concerning UCORE policy, procedure, and curriculum for faculty, advisors, and students. The website has fully taken the place of the PDF UCORE Handbook, which is now a historical document. If you currently use a link to or downloaded PDF version of […]

Clif Stratton to Lead WSU UCORE General Education Program

MEDIA: Mary F. Wack, WSU Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8044, mwack@wsu.edu Clif Stratton, Director of the WSU UCORE Program, 509-335-2230, clif.stratton@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University history professor Clif Stratton has been named the new director of the University Common Requirements Program, known as UCORE, announced Mary F. Wack, vice provost for undergraduate education. Stratton […]