FKL for Faculty & Staff


The links below and to the left provide general information about the Foundations of Knowledge and Learning (FKL) Core Curriculum for faculty and staff. For information regarding course proposal processes, please visit General Education Council. For student-friendly information about the FKL Core Curriculum, please visit FKL Core Curriculum for Students.

FKL Objectives and Learning Outcomes
This tab explains the philosophy behind the FKL Core Curriculum and the learning objectives and outcomes targeted.

FKL Requirements
This tab outlines the FKL General Education and FKL Capstone Learning Experience requirements for students.

FKL General Education
This tab describes the six core areas of the FKL General Education and the dimensions woven throughout the curriculum.

FKL Capstone Learning Experience
This tab describes the FKL Capstone Learning Experience, which includes Capstone (CPST) and Writing Intensive (WRIN) courses.

Gordon Rule Communication
This tab explains state requirements regarding written communication, known as Gordon Rule Communication, and the specific criteria for a course to be approved for Gordon Rule Communication at USF.

Revisions to the Statewide General Education Requirements
This tab describes legislative changes to general education across the state of Florida that went into effect for students entering fall 2015.

General Education Council
This tab describes the functions of the General Education Council and provides information on certifying and recertifying courses for the FKL Core Curriculum.