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Core Curriculum

UMass Lowell's Core Curriculum

The Core Curriculum, adopted by the Faculty Senate in 2014 and instituted as University policy as of Fall 2015, is designed to ensure that students demonstrate both a breadth of knowledge and the attainment of seven Essential Learning Outcomes (ELOs).

Core Curriculum Coordinating Committee

  • Peter Bender - Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Jennifer Cadero-Gillette - Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AH)
  • Giulia DeLisle – Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AH)
  • Paula Haines - Senior Director of Assessment and Accreditation (ex officio)
  • Michelle Hunt – Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences (chair)
  • Kenneth Levasseur - Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Ryan McPherson – Francis College of Engineering
  • Kevin Petersen - Faculty Senate President (ex officio)
  • Thomas Pineros Shields – Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (SS)
  • Angela Wangari Walter - Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences 
  • Wen Zhu – Manning School of Business

Inquiries regarding the Core Curriculum program should be directed to Michelle Hunt, Core Curriculum Coordinator by email: