The responsibilities of the Council are as follows:
To coordinate the undergraduate curriculum for General Education and Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS), ensuring that the spirit of the philosophy of General Education is maintained by the program.
To periodically review and analyze existing General Education and IDS courses and programs, based on program objectives and student outcomes.
To report recommendations to the Academic Senate regarding program modifications.
To provide consultation to departments, colleges, and other faculty groups who are planning new additions to the undergraduate curriculum for General Education and IDS.
To review and approve or disapprove all proposals for new programs (majors, minors, sequences), courses, and changes in existing programs/courses connected to General Education and IDS, in consultation with the Director of General Education.
To provide the Academic Senate each year with a report of the Council on General Education's proceedings.