Core Curriculum Committee

USD's Core Curriculum is both a nod to our founding mission and a promising look at the future.

2020-21 Core Curriculum Committee Members

Core Curriculum Committee Members
Core Area Representative
Artistic Inquiry Jessica Patterson (CAS)
Critical Thinking and Information Literacy Hugh Burkhart (Copley) 
Ethical Inquiry Victor Carmona (CAS)
Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Antonieta Mercado (CAS)
Historical Inquiry Colin Fisher (CAS)
Integration Julia Cantzler (CAS) 
Literary Inquiry Ivan Ortiz (CAS)
Mathematical Reasoning and Problem Solving Amy Buchmann (CAS)
Oral Communication Larry Williamson (CAS)
Philosophical Inquiry Turner Nevitt (CAS)
Quantitative Reasoning Wenli Xiao (SB) 
Scientific and Technical Inquiry Terry Bird (CAS)
Second Language Competency Inigo Yanguas (CAS)
Social and Behavioral Inquiry Evan Crawford (CAS)
Theological and Religious Inquiry Bahar Davary(CAS)
Writing Competency David Sullivan (CAS)
At Large Members Members
School of Business Simon Croom, Adriana Vamosiu, Sara Esfahani   
Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering John Glick
Student Representative Angelo Tharp
Ex-Officio Members Members
 Core Curriculum Director  Bethany O'Shea
 Core Advisory Committee  Ron Kaufmann, Steve Conroy, Rick Olson
 Core Assessment Coordinator  Debbie Finocchio
 Writing Program  Amanda Moulder