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The “Rule of 19” Must Go

Co-written by Dylan O'Connell. This article is the third in a series on the distribution requirements. The first and second articles may be found here and here. Documentation of the changes may be found here and here. One requirement that few students may be familiar with is the “Rule of 19,” which states that every student must take at least 19 course credits outside ...
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Why the Language, Lab, and Visual Arts Requirements Do Not Square with Their Motivations

Co-written by Jonathan DeWitt This article is the second in a series of articles on the distribution requirements. The first article may be found here and documentation of the changes may be found here and here. The stated goal of the proposed educational requirement changes is to minimize the use of arbitrary departmental barriers in the educational requirements. This art ...
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Distribution Requirements: Why the Changes?

This article was co-written by Dylan O'Connell Recently, the Educational Policy Committee (EPC) held an open forum to discuss proposed changes to the General Education Distribution requirements. In this series of articles we will describe and discuss the proposed system. An hc-all email was sent on January 25 containing the proposed changes as well as a list of questions a ...