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    Goucher College
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Catalog Changes Since Publication as of 6/01/2014.


Catalog Changes Since Initial Publication as of June 1, 2014

 

NEW COURSES: 

ARB 129   and ARB ARB 272G  replace ARB 272Y - approved 9/17/2014

ART 263   Romanticism: Art in the Age of Revolution - replaces ART 280, approved 12/10/2014

ART 264    Realism & Impressionism: Art and the Rise of the Middle Class - replaces ART 280, approved 12/10/2014

BKS 120   Bookbinding and Artists’s Books (4 Cr.) - new cross list of ART 120, approved 11/19/2014

DAN 109   Introduction to Dance Technique (3 Cr.) - approved 9/24/2014

DAN 225    Dance Seminar (1.5 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

DAN 283    Dance Pedagogy (4 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

DAN 284    K-12 Dance Education (4 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

DAN 284L    Optional Dance Education Field Work (1 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

DAN 395    Special Topics in Dance (4 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

DAN 440    Senior Capstone (4 Cr.) - approved 3/4/2015

ENG 114   Prizewinning Literature for Everyone (2 Cr.) - approved 2/18/2015

ENG 420  Senior Capstone in English (2 Cr.) - approved 9/17/2014

ES 202   new cross-listing of HIS 202  - approved 10/22/2014

HIS 202   The South China Seas: A History (3 Cr.) - approved 10/1/2014

HIS 125  / LAT 125 Latin American History: Pre-Col. to Indep. (3 Cr.) - approved 2/25/2015

IDS 201   Study Abroad Immersion Course (1 Cr.) - approved 3/25/2015

MA 304   Proof Writing Seminar (1 Cr.)

MA 314    Complex Analysis (4 Cr.)

MA 324    Combinatorics (4 Cr.)

MUS 131    Basic Piano (1.5 Cr.)

MUS 226    Musicianship II (3 Cr.)

MUS 228    Keyboard Harmony (1.5 Cr.)

MUS 241    Conducting (1.5 Cr.)

MUS 244    Vocal Diction (3 Cr.)

PSC 365    Asian Security (4 Cr.)

RLG 370   Topics in Religion, Gender and Sexuality (3 Cr.) - approved 4/8/2015

RLG 395   Religion Major Capstone (1 Cr.) - approved 4/8/2015

WRT 101, 101A, 101B, 101C, 101E (1 Cr.) - new course beginning fall 2015

WRT 181   Writing Studies (3 Cr.) - new course beginning fall 2015

WRT 181H  Writing Studies - Honors (3 Cr.) - new course beginning fall 2015

WS 238   new cross-listing of PSY 227  - approved 12/4/2014

 

UPDATED COURSES:

AMS 206 - course inactivated 9/8/2014

AMS 242 - course inactivated 9/8/2014

ARB 272Y replaced by ARB 129 and ARB 272G - approved 9/17/2014

COM 205/ES 205 - “Debunked! Environmental Writing & Communication” - course made inactive 10/1/2014

COM 312   - title (and description) change from “Issues in Broadcasting and the Electronic Media” to “Applied Workshop in Electronic Media” effective Spring 2015.

COM 335   - title change from “International Mass Media” to “Global Media” approved 9/24/2014

DAN 104   - all course prerequisites removed as of 9/17/2014; updated course description and credit change to 1.0 done 1/15/15

DAN 251   - new title and description updated 2/17/2015

DAN 260   - title change and course description updated 1/15/2015

DAN 261   - credit change from 2 to 4, and title and course description updated 1/15/2015

DAN 296   - new title, course description, and prerequisites updated 1/15/2015

DAN 361   - new title and description updated 1/15/2015

DAN 391   - course prerequisite changed to prior or concurrent enrollment in DAN 115 or 121. Effective 9/18/2014

EC 206   - new coruse prerequisites effective Fall 2015 = EC 101 or EC 102 and placement into MA 160 or above OR completion of, or simultaneous enrollment in BUS 105, plus completion of EC 100 with a grade of A- or A.

EC 320   - new course prerequisites effective Spring 2015 = EC 101, EC 102, and EC 206

ENG 221   changing course code to WRT 221 beginning Fall 2015

ENG 259   - new title, description and credits from 3 to 4 effective Spring 2015.

ENG 265   - new title and description approved 2/18/2015

ES 205/COM 205 - “Debunked! Environmental Writing & Communcation” - course made inactive 10/1/2014

GER 259   - new title and description approved 2/18/2015

HIS 117   - title change from “…to 1715” to “…to 1789”

HIS 237   - new title and description approved 2/18/2015

HIS 289   - credits changed from 3 to 3-4 approved 3/11/2015

JS 259   - new title and description approved 2/18/2015

LAM 226   - new course prereqs effective march 2015 = WS 150 and a HIS or LAM 100-level course.

MATH courses changed from 3 to 4 credits beginning Fall 2015 = MA 100, 145, 216, 231, 313, 321, and 333.

MA 299  - title change to “Tutorial in Mathematics” beginning Fall 2015

MA 400  - title change to “Capstone Experience in Mathematics” beginning Fall 2015

MUS 353   - title, description, and course prerequisite change approved 2/25/2015

MUS 391   - change in credits from 1.5 to 4.0 and prerequisite change approved 2/25/2015

MUS 392   - change in credits from 3.0 to 4.0 and prerequisite change approved 2/25/2015

MUS 393   - change in credits from 3 to 4 and prerequisite change approved 2/25/2015

MUS 394   - change in prerequisite approved 2/25/2015

MUS 396   - change in credits from 3 to 4 and prerequisite change approved 2/25/2015

PCE 226   - new prereqs effective march 2015 = WS 150 and a HIS or LAM 100-level course.

PCE 321   - new prereqs effective march 2015 = Junior standing; WS 150, WS 235 or a PCE 200-level course.

PSY 380   - PSY 207 added to list of prerequisites 3/21/2015

SP 250   - title and description change approved 10/22/2014

THE 239   - course prerequisites updated to “THE 232 or MUS 229 and permission of instructor.” 10/8/2014

THE 255   - course changed from 3 to 4 credits approved 10/8/2014

WS 224   - new course prereq effective march 2015 = WS 100, WS 150, and junior standing.

WS 225   - course changed from 4 to 3 credits beginning Spring 2015

WS 226   - new course prereqs effective march 2015 = WS 150 and a HIS or LAM 100-level course.

WS 227   - new course prereq effective fall 2015 = ENG 120, WR 181, and sophomore standing.

WS 229   - new course prereqs effective march 2015 = Junior standing; WS 150 and/or a 100-level HIS or LAM course.

WS 237   - new course prereqs effective march 2015 = Sophomore standing; WS 150 or a 100-level PCE studies course.

WS 320   - new course prereqs effective march 2015 = Junior standing; WS 150, WS 235 or a PCE 200-level course.

 

NEW PROGRAMS:

Creative Writing Minor  - approved November 2014

Professional Writing Minor   - approved November 2014

UPDATED PROGRAMS:

Gen. Ed. #4 - removed credit for ENG 259 (if taken after Fall 2014)

Gen. Ed. #9 - removed credit for ENG 259 (if taken after Fall 2014)

LER - Artistic/Creative Expression - DAN 109  approved 10/8/2014

LER - Artistic/Creative Expression - THE 220  approved 10/8/2014

LER - Environmental Sustainability - ES 200  no longer satisfies this requirement if taken after spring 2015.

LER - Social Sciences - PCE 110  approved 3/11/2015

LER - Study Abroad - students must now also take IDS 201  Study Abroad Immersion Course (1 Cr.) to satisfy LER-Study Abroad. Approved 3/25/2015

LER - Textual Analysis - HIS 125 /LAM 125  approved 3/11/2015

LER - Understanding Diverse Perspectives - HIS 113  approved 10/8/2014; HIS 254 /JS 257  , HIS 116 , HIS 125 , LAM 125 , PHL 237 , RUS 253/353  RUS 353/253  , WL 253 /WL 353  all approved 3/11/2015

PE Activity - DAN 109 now approved for this category. approved 10/27/2014

Dance major - updated requirements effective January 2015 - Dance Major UPDATED  

Dance minor - updated requirements effective Janaury 2015 - Dance Minor UPDATED  

Psychology Major  - revised requirements for Honors in Psychology and revised 300-level course restriction. approved October 2014.

Psychology Minor - revised requirements effective fall 2015 = PSY 111, and 5 additional 3- or 4- credit courses, including at least one 300-level seminar.

 

UPDATED POLICIES:

Independent Work Policy - effective September 2014 the maximum number of independent work credits that apply towards the 120 credit degree requirement have been changed from 12 to 16 credits.

Study Abroad - removed following section from the study abroad policy on 2/20/2015 - “…cases of reciprocal exchange programs, the Goucher MVI Costa Rica Program, or the Goucher Oxford Program. There is a petition process for students who want to carry their institutional aid for a second semester abroad on a Goucher semester program. Students should contact the Chair of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures or the Chair of the Department of Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Cultures.”