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Oral Communication


Some categories under the current curriculum and the new curriculum may have the same name but different criteria. The same application form may be used for both.


OC Proposal Form (Revised) (Word Document)

Instructions for Vol Core Proposals

Completed proposals should be dropped into a Sharepoint folder (sign in with your UTK email address and password; contact Barbara Murphy, Chair, General Education Committee, if you have difficulty) or emailed to (copy the appropriate subcommittee chair and the administrative officer having primary responsibility for undergraduate curriculum in the course’s host college to notify them of the submission). New courses must be approved at the College level prior to General Education approval, but proposals may be submitted concurrently in order to ensure sufficient time for review.

Rubric for Student Assessment

Oral Communication Rubric for Student Assessment

Subcommittee Members

Approved Courses

  • Current curriculum: See the General Education Requirements page of the undergraduate catalog.
  • Volunteer Core curriculum:
    • BSE 404 – Engineering Project Management
    • CBE 320 – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory
    • CE 205 – Professional Development I
    • CMST 210 – Public Speaking
    • CMST 217 – Honors: Public Speaking
    • CMST 240 – Business and Professional Communication
    • CMST 247 – Honors: Business and Professional Communication
    • EF 437 – Honors: Interdisciplinary Senior Design I
    • ESS 301 – Professional Development