Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Nov 17, 2019  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue

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)

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)

 

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).

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

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).

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)

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 )

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

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)

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 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)