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.
The Humanities and Teacher Education Division at Pepperdine focuses mainly on Western/European culture, history and art and is taught almost exclusively by white professors. Students and faculty both said they want to see more diversity in curriculum as well as in faculty.
Paul Begin will continue to serve as the associate dean for Curriculum and General Education for Seaver College after serving as the interim dean since fall 2019. Begin said he looks forward to continuing in this role in its official capacity.
To ensure integrity during testing, Pepperdine has contracted Proctortrack, a proctoring service that monitors students while they take tests.
Seaver faculty will soon review a report and a proposal concerning changes to the Seaver General Education Program.
The Dean’s Office provides students the option to select up to eight units to receive a CR/NC grade for the spring 2020 semester. Here is a look into the university’s decision-making process.
Art by Peau Porotesano We’re almost in week three of the semester. The trial run is over. Hopefully you and your new professors are tight — you’ve bonded over “Game of Thrones,” you’ve gone to office hours just to chat and you’ve babysat their kids on the weekends. You’re on the level where if they […]