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    Goucher College
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
Goucher College 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue

Catalog Changes Since Publication as of March 20, 2017


Catalog Changes Since Initial Publication as of March 2017

 

New Courses:

COM 110 - Short Topics in Film and Media (2 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

COM 311 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 201 - Art of Observation (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 202 - Alternative and Activist Media (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 203 - I Hate Romeo and Juliet or Shakespeare and the Nature of Prejudice (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 204 - Social Media from the Inside Out (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 205 - You Are What You Make: Thou Art (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEA 206 - Embodying Lemonade (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/18/17)

CPEB 201 - Baltimore ‘68: What has Changed 50 Years Later? (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEB 202 - Give me your tired, your poor…In search of citizenship: The immigrant experience (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEB 250 - Problem-Based Learning in Organizational Behavior (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPEB 251 - Innovating Change for Improvement (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/18/17)

CPEC 201 - Genocide and Modernity (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPED 201 - Thirsty for Change? A hands-on, immersive class on local water quality (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPED 202 - Disease and Discrimination: the toll of inequality on Human Health (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

CPED 250 - Myth Busters: Applying The Scientific Method to Everyday Claims (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/18/17)

EC 495 - Senior Thesis (4 Cr.)  (approved 5/2/17)

HIS 109 - Special Introductory Topics in History (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/4/17)

MA 121 - Foundations of Quantitative Tutoring (1 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

MA 495 - Senior Thesis (4 Cr.)  

PHL 206 - Writing Practicum in Philosophy (2 Cr.)  (approved 9/13/17)

PHL 207 - Philosophy Research Lab (2 Cr.)  (approved 9/13/17)

PHL 288 - Philosophy Workshop (2 Cr.)  (approved 9/27/17)

SOA 495 - Senior Thesis (4 Cr.)  (approved 8/30/17)

WGS 311 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.)  (approved 10/11/17)

 

Updated Courses:

ARH 449 - History and Methods of Art History (2 Cr.)  - credits changed from 4 to 2 (updated 10/11/17)

BIO 170 - Environmental Alternatives (4 Cr.)  - credits changed from 3.5 Cr. to 4.0 Cr. (updated 10/4/17)

BIO 378 - Developmental Biology (4 Cr.)   - new course description added. (updated 5/2/17)

CHE 342 course code change to CHE 442 - Techniques in Biochemistry (2 Cr.) . (updated 10/4/17)

DAN 109 - Introduction to Dance Technique (2 Cr.)  - added that course may be taken a total of 3 times for credit. (updated 8/30/17)

JS 114 - Jewish Humor (4 Cr.)  - course description updated. (updated 9/6/17)

MA 140 - Introduction to Statistics (4 Cr.)  - course reactivated but only as off-campus course. (updated 5/2/17)

MUS 101 - Fundamentals of Music Theory (4 Cr.)  - credits changed from 2 to 4. (updated 7/5/17)

PHY 101 - Introduction to the Physics Major (1 Cr.)  - course changed to pass/no-pass grading only. (updated 7/7/17)

PHY 330 - Special Topics in Contemporary Physics (2-4 Cr.)   - credits changed from 2 to 2-4. (updated 10/4/17)

PSC 290 - Political Science and International Relations Internship (1-4 Cr.)  - course description and credits change. (updated 5/1/17)

SPE 235 - Teaching Mathematics and Science in Inclusive Settings: Methods and Instruction (4 Cr.)   - prerequisite changed to just SPE 100. Previously required permission program too. (updated 4/25/17)

WGS 490 - Internship in Women’s Studies (2 or 4 Cr.)  - credits and description changed. (update 5/2/17)

 

Updated Programs:

Art History Major  - total required credits reduced from 38 to 36. (updated 10/11/17)

Equine Studies Minor - BIO 101 removed as a requirement and replaced by BIO 102. (updated 9/6/17)

GCR Data Analytics Foundations (GCR DAF) PSY 250 - Statistical Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)  course approved 4/14/2017; MA 140 - Introduction to Statistics (4 Cr.)  course approved 7/1/2017. EC 206 - Economic and Business Statistics (4 Cr.)  course approved 8/18/2017. ES 311 - Biosphere and Society (4 Cr.) , PSC 211 - Research Methods in Political Science (4 Cr.) , and PSY 302 - Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology (4 Cr.)  courses approved 9/25/2017.

GCR Data Analytics Across the Curriculum (GCR DAAC) - EC 320 - Econometrics (4 Cr.)  course approved 8/18/2017.

GCR Race, Power, and Perspective (GCR RPP) - courses approved 4/25/17 PSY 219 - Black Psychology (4 Cr.) , ES 230 - Political Ecology: Culture, Politics, and Environmental Change (4 Cr.) , LAM 236 - Latina Literature across Borders (2 Cr.) , ENG 236 - Latina Literature across Borders (2 Cr.) , ED 104 - Child and Adolescent Development (4 Cr.) , and COM 213 - Making Sense of Popular Culture (4 Cr.) . Courses approved 5/2/17 SP 361 - Spanish in the Media (4 Cr.) , SP 339 - The Critical Pedagogue: Teaching Spanish as a Cross-Cultural Transformative Process (4 Cr.) , ENG 392 - Contemporary Literary Theory (4 Cr.) , ENG 285 - Contemporary Literature From India, Africa, and Australia (4 Cr.) , SOA 220 - Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations (4 Cr.) , SP 230 - Intermediate Conversation and Composition (4 Cr.) , SP 230S - Intermediate Conversation and Compositions with Community-Based Learning (4 Cr.) , SP 230V - Intermediate Conversation and Composition with On-line Component (4 Cr.) , SP 322 - Survey of Latin-American and Peninsular Literature and Culture (4 Cr.) , LAM 105 - Introduction to Latin American Studies (4 Cr.) , and SP 363 - Spanish in the Workplace: Language and Culture (4 Cr.) . SP 235 - Advanced Conversation and Composition (4 Cr.)  and SP 365 - The Intrepid Dialectologist: Learning Spanish Through Dialects and Community-Based Learning (4 Cr.)  approved 5/10/2017. SOA 275 - Language, Power, and Identity (4 Cr.)  and SOA 255 - Political Anthropology (4 Cr.)  and SOA 245 - Wealth, Power, and Prestige (4 Cr.)  approved 6/12/2017. JS 114 - Jewish Humor (4 Cr.)  approved 9/6/17. HIS 211 - Survey: Modern American History (4 Cr.) , ENG 275 - Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (4 Cr.) , and ENG 249 - The Legacy of Slavery (4 Cr.)  all approved 9/27/17. HIS 108 - Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Slavery (4 Cr.) , HIS 210 - Survey: Early American History (4 Cr.) , HIS 235 - American Revolution (4 Cr.) , and HIS 260 - Civil War and Reconstruction: 1850-1876 (4 Cr.)  all approved 10/11/17. HIS 288 - Empires of Difference (4 Cr.) , PCE 253 - Haitian History and the Culture of Resistence (4 Cr.) , COM 325 - Women and Film (4 Cr.) , WGS 325 - Women and Film (4 Cr.) , COM 311 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.) , and WGS 311 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.)  all approved 10/18/17.

LER Textual Analysis (LER TXT) - approved COM 241 - American Cinema (4 Cr.)  and COM 242 - World Cinema (4 Cr.)  (approved 4/25/2017), JS 114 - Jewish Humor (4 Cr.)  (approved 9/13/17).

LER Understanding Diverse Perspectives (LER DIV) - approved JS 114 - Jewish Humor (4 Cr.)  (updated 9/6/2017).

Mathematics Major - removed MA 172 requirement (updated 4/25/2017)

Mathematics Major - updated Secondary Education requirements (updated 5/8/2017)

Mathematics Minor - removed MA 172 requirement (updated 4/25/2017)

Physics-Engineering Double Major at Columbia University  - MA 222 requirement changed to MA 222 or MA 224. (updated April 19, 2017)

Physics-Engineering Double Major at Johns Hopkins University  - MA 222 requirement changed to MA 222 or MA 224. (updated April 19, 2017)

Science and Engineering Dual Degree (3+2) Programs  - MA 180 requirement changed to MA 180 or MA 214. MA 222 requirement changed to MA 222 or MA 224. (updated April 19, 2017)

Academic Internship (in General Academic Information section) - removed item about variable credit (updated April 26, 2017)

Political Science major - changed internship requirement from 4 credits to 2-4 credits. (updated April 28, 2017)

Communication major - added a “B-” grade requirement for COM 262 to count for Comm major. (update June 15, 2017)

Advanced Placement (AP) credit - removed course equivalency to MA 172 for AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC. Both exams still satisfy GCR DAF even without MA 172 equivalency. (updated July 13, 2017)

 

Updated Policies:

Dance Audit Policy - removed 7/27/17

Tuition and Other Fees Policies - updated 7/27/17