Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Jul 09, 2020  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

Catalog Changes Since Publication as of April 12, 2019


Catalog Changes Since Initial Publication on April 12, 2019

 

POLICY CHANGES:

Course repeat policy changed in June 2019. See policy in General Academic Information section of the catalogue.

Academic Responsiblities - removed part about missing 20% of course (10/22/19)

Academic Progress Towards a Degree - inserted Successful Credit Load Standards (10/22/19)

Course Add/Drop policy - updated 11/19/19

Transfer credit policy - beginning in spring 2020 Goucher will accepted transfer credit from regionally accredited for-profit institutions in addition to non-profit institutions. This policy is not retroactive for current students who may have already taken courses at a for-profit institution. (11/8/19)

Dean’s List - for spring 2020 only students must have taken at least 6 graded credits to be eligible for Dean’s List. (4/8/20)

 

NEW PROGRAMS:

Integrative Data Analytics Major  (added 10/18/19)

Literary Studies Major  (added 09/13/19)

Professional and Creative Writing Major  - (added 06/14/2019)

 

UPDATED PROGRAMS:

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major - added new BIO 477  course as option for seminar requirement (4/18/19)

Biological Sciences Major - added new BIO 477  course as option for seminar requirement (4/18/19). added BIO 445  to list of 400 level seminar options (11/11/19).

Economics Major - added MA 268 and DMC 106 as options for EC 206 requirement.

Economics Minor - added MA 268 and DMC 106 as options for EC 206 requirement.

English Major - replaced by Literary Studies Major and Professional and Creative Writing Major (9/13/19).

Environmental Studies Major  - removed option for “an approved methodology course” with ES 319 (9/19/19)

French Major retitled as French Transnational Studies Major (7/1/19)

French Minor retitled as French Transnational Studies Minor (7/1/19)

GCR Biological and Physical Sciences Area - added BIO 109  (11/15/19)

GCR Data Analytics Across the Curriculum (GCR DA-AC) - added CS 440  (4/15/19). added BUS 312  (9/18/19). Changed DMC 345  from DA-F to DA-AC (10/21/19). Added DMC 216  (11/15/19). Added BIO 327  (12/19/19). Added BIO 378  (01/19/2020). Added ES 319  (02/21/2020).

GCR Data Analytics Foundational Level (GCR DA-F) - added CS 119  (4/22/19). Changed DMC 345  from DA-F to DA-AC (10/21/19).

GCR Capstone/Signature Project (GCR Capstone) - added COM 460 , COM 493 , COM 497 , and COM 499 (4/26/20).

GCR Environmental Sustainability (GCR ENV)- added CPEC 257  (4/24/19). Corrected listing to include ES 207  for this requirement (8/26/19). Added CPEC 258  (2/13/20).

GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area - added WRT 282  and WRT 283  (4/15/19). Removed “all HIS 100- and 200-level courses” and replaced that with the following specific HIS courses - HIS 103, 108, 109, 189, 200, 202, 204, 205, 210, 211, 213, 216, 217, 224, 225, 235, 238, 243, 260, 270, 273, 287, 289, and 295. (done 4/15/19). Added PSC 231  (9/12/19). Added HIS 104  (9/19/19).

GCR Race, Power, and Perspective (GCR RPP) - added CPEC 254 , PHL 253 , and VMC 253  (9/12/19). Added LIT 223 /WGS 223  (10/30/19). Added PSY 224  (2/6/20).

GCR Social and Behavioral Science area - added ED 247  and PSC 247  (4/17/19)

GCR Writing Enhanced Curriculum (WEC) - added HIS 213  (5/13/19), added LIT 278  (01/07/2020), made BIO 224  valid for all terms (01/23/2020)

International Relations Major  - removed listing of foreign language courses (12/10/19)

LER Textual Analysis (LER TXT) - added AMS 230  (8/30/19). added PSC 231  (9/12/19).

Studio Art Minor  - requirements changed (5/14/19). Total credits changed from 19 to 24 and removal of ART 254 and CPEA 201 as course options (10/17/19).

Visual and Material Culture Major  - credits changed from 40 to 36 and requirements updated (10/18/19)

 

NEW COURSES:

ART 251 - Experimental Animation and Motion Design (4 Cr.)  - (replaces ART/COM 254) added 8/30/19

ART 252 - Digital Film and Sound (Digital Film and Sound)  - (replaces ART/COM 254) added 8/30/19

BIO 101H - Explorations in Biology I: Honor Colloq (1 Cr.)  - added 9/5/19

BIO 477 - Seminar in Human Physiology (2 Cr.)  - added 4/17/19

COM 103 - Introduction to Digital Arts & Culture (4 Cr.)  - added 9/19/19

COM 251 - Experimental Animation and Motion Design (4 Cr.)  - (replaces ART/COM 254) added 8/30/19

COM 252 - Digital Film and Sound (4 Cr.)  - (replaced ART/COM 254) added 8/30/19

CPEA 210 - Dancing Places: Creating Site-Specific Performance (4 Cr.)  - added 10/24/19

CPEC 258 - This is Human, That is Nature: How Radically Rethinking the Human-Nature Relationship Can Help US Solve the Climate Crisis (4 Cr.)  - added 10/3/19

CPED 210 - The 23 in me; the science and ethics of genetic testing (4 Cr.)  - added 10/17/19

DMC 290 - IDA Internship (0-4 Cr.)  - added 10/18/19

DMC 497 - IDA Capstone (4 Cr.)  - added 10/18/19

ES 207 - Environmental Ethics (4 Cr.)  - added 4/17/19 (new cross-list of PHL 205 )

FR 497 - French Transnational Studies Capstone (2 Cr.)  - added 12/5/19

IDS 497 - Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone (2 Cr.)  - added 12/5/19

LAM 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - new version of LAM 226 - added 9/26/19

LIT 223 - African American Women Writers (4 Cr.)  - new version with GCR RPP credit of LIT 222 (added 10/20/19).

HIS 104 - Samurai: History & Myth (4 Cr.)  - added 9/19/19

PCE 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - new version of PCE 226 - added 9/26/19

PHL 253 - Philosophy and/of Art (4 Cr.)  - added 9/12/19

PHL 414 - Sigmund Freud: Then and Now (4 Cr.) - replaced PHL 314, added 9/5/19

PSC 231 - Political Philosophy (4 Cr.)  - added as new cross-list of PHL 231  (9/12/19).

PSY 224 - International Psychology (4 Cr.)  - added 10/03/19

PSY 424 - Seminar in International Psychology (4 Cr.)  - added to replace PSY 428 beginning fall 2020 (10/07/19).

VMC 253 - Philosophy and/of Art (4 Cr.)  - added 9/12/19

WGS 223 - African American Women Writers (4 Cr.)  - new version with GCR RPP credit of WGS 222 (added 10/30/19)

WGS 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - new version of WGS 226 - added 9/26/19

WRT 488H - Advanced Self-Directed Projects in Professional and Creative Writing (4 Cr.) - added 12/5/19

UPDATED COURSES:

AMS 205 - Issues in American Studies (2 Cr.)  - course description updated and prerequisite removed (10/22/19)

ART 254 - course inactivated and replaced by ART/COM 251 and ART/COM 252 (8/30/19)

ART 375 - Special Topics: Photographic Practices (4 Cr.)  - change in course description and prerequisite (5/2/19)

BIO 291 - Directed Research in the Biological Sciences (1-2 Cr.)  - credits changed from 1 to 1-2 (10/24/19)

BIO 490Y - Independent Research in Biological Sciences (2 Cr.)  - credits change to 2 credits and course now repeatable once for additional credit. (11/7/19)

BUS 221 - Special Topics in International Business (2 or 4 Cr.)  - course prerequisites removed (11/4/19)

BUS 312 - Business Analytics (2 Cr.)  - prerequisite updated from junior standing to second semester junior standing (5/1/19)

COM 254 - course inactivated and replaced by ART/COM 251 and ART/COM 252 (8/30/19)

COM 409 - Special Topics: Photographic Practices (4 Cr.)  - change in course description and prerequisite (5/2/19)

COM 412 - Media Workshop (2 or 4 Cr.)  - removed CWP prerequisite (11/11/19)

COM 415 - Screenwriting (4 Cr.)  - removed CWP prerequisite (11/11/19)

COM 430 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.)  - prerequisites updated (9/25/19), prerequisite changed again (11/11/19)

DAN 115 - Modern Technique I (2 Cr.)  - prerequisite removed (11/20/19)

DAN 121 - Ballet Technique I (2 Cr.)  - prerequisite removed (11/20/19)

DAN 133 - West African Diasporic Dance I: West African (2 Cr.)  (11/20/19)

DMC 101 - Data Analytics (4 Cr.)  - added restriction if DA-F already completed (10/3/19)

DMC 102 - Data Analytics for Sustainability (4 Cr.)  - added restriction if DA-F already completed (10/3/19)

DMC 216 - Non-Parametric Statistics (4 Cr.)  - added GCR DA-AC credit (11/15/19)

DMC 424 replaced by DMC 438  (10/17/19)

EC 320 - Econometrics (4 Cr.)  - updated prerequisites by removing EC 206 and adding MA 268 (4/30/19).

EC 320 - Econometrics (4 Cr.)  - updated prerequisites by changing to one from EC 206, MA 268 or DMC 106 (10/3/19).

ED 247 - An Introduction to Education Policy (4 Cr.)  - credits changed from 2 to 4 (4/17/19).

HIS 387 - Seminar in Modern East Asia (4 Cr.)  - made repeatable for additional credit (12/30/19).

HIS 497 - Capstone in History (2-4 Cr.)  - credits changed from 2.0 to 2.0-4.0 (approved 4/24/19)

LAM 226 - inactivated and replaced by LAM 326 (9/26/19)

LAM 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - instructor’s permission removed as required (11/13/19)

MA 216 - Introduction to Applied Mathematics (4 Cr.)  - added MA 172 as a prerequisite option (4/30/19)

PCE 226 - inactivated and replaced by PCE 326 (9/26/19)

PCE 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - instructor’s permission removed as required (11/13/19)

PHL 314 - inactivated and replaced by PHL 414 (approved 9/5/19)

PHL 231 - Political Philosophy (4 Cr.)  - added new cross-list of PSC 231 (added 9/12/19)

PHL 430 - Nietzsche and His Readers (4 Cr.)  - change in title and description (approved 9/5/19)

PSC 247 - An Introduction to Education Policy (4 Cr.)  - credits changed from 2 to 4 (4/17/19)

PSC 263 - The Pacific Rim (4 Cr.)  - course description updated (10/18/19)

PSY 424 - Seminar in International Psychology (4 Cr.)  - course prerequisites updated (11/4/19)

VMC 287  - prerequisite changed from permission of instructor to sophomore standing (11/11/19)

WGS 226 - inactivated and replaced by WGS 326 (9/26/19)

WGS 311 - Queer Film and Media (4 Cr.)  - prerequisites updated (9/25/19), prerequisites changed again (11/11/19)

WGS 326 - Latin American/Carribean Women, Resistance, Protest (4 Cr.)  - instructor’s permission removed as required (11/13/19)

WRT 202 - Short Story Writing (4 Cr.)  - course prerequisite added (11/4/19)