English and Humanities Professor Colin Enriquez emphasizes the importance of studying humanities and what the past can teach modern students. But more than just taking HUM General Education classes, Enriquez encourages students to engage with diverse literature, art and movies with intentionality.
Students speak out about their hopes for Pepperdine’s potential GE curriculum changes, expected to be implemented by fall 2023. New requirements will bring a culture shift to Pepperdine, and students have opinions on what this should look like.
Pepperdine General Education requirements are on track to change in the next two years, and students and faculty alike hope for a more individualized and diverse course load. With no changes in Pepperdine’s GEs in over 20 years, Paul Begin, associate dean of Curriculum and General Education, said the University is ready to take action to fit the prevailing student needs.
International students should be given the opportunity to test out of some introductory-level classes. All students deserve equal educational opportunities at Pepperdine.
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In an effort to combat racial inequality at Pepperdine, ethnic studies should be a required general education course. Such courses will further connect Pepperdine’s diverse community and address concerning matters to establish a positive change toward promoting equality.
Pepperdine honors 9/11 victims, students vote for new leadership and how Seaver’s G.E. program might change.
Seaver faculty will soon review a report and a proposal concerning changes to the Seaver General Education Program.
The Seaver Faculty Association released a statement on racial injustice detailing the association’s commitment to diversity and pledged actions to create a more inclusive Pepperdine.
The recent posting on the Freedom Wall raises attention to sustainability issues with Pepperdine’s food service and encourages students to speak out about injustices.