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The University of Idaho's General Education Curriculum is a broad-based, interdisciplinary, multi-year, vertically integrated, liberal arts educational experience. It is a curriculum that began with the work of faculty and staff members of the General Education Steering Committee and the ISEM 101 Committee.

These efforts included review of national "best practices," peer institutions, the Idaho State Board of Education's general education guidelines (as reflected in the General Education Matriculation "GEM" criteria), and the University of Idaho's unique role and mission. The general education recommendations of these committees have been reviewed and approved by the University Committee on General Education, University Curriculum Committee, Faculty Senate and full faculty.

This section of the General Education website is meant as a resource for faculty and advisers. If you have suggestions about content or materials that would be helpful, please do not hesitate to contact Dean Panttaja, Director of General Education, 208-885-4947 or

General Education

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Administration Building 104

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Phone: 208-885-9025


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