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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
  • Erica Gagne – Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Ryan McPherson – Francis College of Engineering
  • Michael Obal – Manning School of Business
  • Wen Zhu – Manning School of Business
  • Paula Haines - Senior Director of Assessment and Accreditation (ex officio)
  • Michelle Hunt - Core Curriculum Coordinator
  • Kenneth Levasseur - Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Kevin Petersen - Faculty Senate President (ex officio)
  • Angela Wangari Walter - Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

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