Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Oct 19, 2021  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

Facts


Date of founding

1885

 

Degrees granted

B.A.; B.P.S.; M.A.; M.A.T.; M.Ed.; M.F.A.; M.S.; P.B.C.; P.M.C.

 

Size of student body (Fall 2018)

 

Undergraduates     -    1425                                                     

Graduate students   -    745                                                   

               

Undergraduate majors  -    33                                          

Undergraduate courses offered    -      350        

 

Full- and part-time undergraduate faculty  -   175

 

Degrees granted -     24,600                               

 

Endowment   -      $214,921,000                       

 

Preparation of undergraduates

 

Public school                             65%

Private school                            34%

Home school                                1%

 

Size of campus

287 acres

 

Size of undergraduate classes

 

30+                                                3%

20-29                                            25%

10-19                                            52%

2-9                                                19%

               

Library volumes

Number of print items: 256,339

Number of ebooks: 348,929

Number of electronic journals: 150,000 (approximate)

Number of media materials, CDs, DVDS, and streaming files: 66,872

 

Undergraduate student: faculty ratio

10:1

 

The college seal

The shield within the seal of Goucher College bears against a gold ground, an open book inscribed “I. Thess. Ch. V. Vs. 21” (Prove all things, hold fast that which is good). Below, in the lower left quarter, against a blue field, are three lilies; in the lower right corner are the arms of the state of Maryland and the arms of the family of Lord Baltimore.

 

College colors

Blue and gold

 

College flowers

Ragged robin and coreopsis

 

College presidents

William Hersey Hopkins, 1886-90

John Franklin Goucher, 1891-1908

Eugene Allen Noble, 1908-11

John Blackford Van Meter, acting, 1911-13

William Westley Guth, 1913-29

Hans Froelicher, acting, May 1929-January 1930

Dorothy Stimson, acting, January 1930-June 1930

David Allan Robertson, 1930-48

Otto Frederick Kraushaar, 1948-67

Marvin Banks Perry, Jr., 1967-73

Rhoda Mary Dorsey, 1974-94; acting, 1973-74

Judy Jolley Mohraz, 1994-2000

Robert Stephen Welch, acting, 2000-01

Sanford Jerome Ungar, 2001-14

José Antonio Bowen, 2014-19

Kent Devereaux, 2019-

 

Accreditation

 

Goucher College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Elementary Education Program, Special Education Program, and the Secondary Education Program have been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. The Chemistry Program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

 

Student profile (Fall 2018)

 

Total enrollment                                            

2170

 

Total candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Arts                    

1423

 

First-year students                                        

477

 

Sophomores                           

382

 

Juniors                                                                

308

 

Seniors                                                                

256

 

Non-candidate undergraduates     

2

 

Total undergraduate students        

1425

 

Full-time undergraduates                

1403

 

Part-time undergraduates               

22

 

Undergraduate residents/on campus          

83%

 

Master of Education          

299

 

Master of Arts-Teaching   

131 

 

Master of Arts-Historic Preservation, Cultural Sustainability, Digital Arts, Environmental Studies, and Management 

75

 

Master of Fine Arts                                                        

34

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Teaching, Professional Development   

128

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-Premedical        

33

 

Other non-candidate graduate students

45

 

Goucher Prison Education Partnership (GPEP)

100

                                             

Geographic Distribution of Undergraduates (Fall 2018)

Alabama

6

Arizona 4
Arkansas 1
California 85
Colorado 10
Connecticut 23
Washington D.C. 16
Delaware 14
Florida 16
Georgia 18
Hawaii 10
Idaho 1
Illinois 10
Indiana 1
Iowa 1
Kentucky 2
Louisana 3
Maine 18
Maryland 516
Massachusetts 51
Michigan 4
Minnesota 6
Missouri 1
Nebraska 1
Nevada 4
New Hampshire 18
New Jersey 85
New Mexico 8
New York 144
North Carolina 15
Ohio 12
Oregon 10
Pennsylvania 140
Puerto Rico 4
Rhode Island 7
South Carolina 4
Tennessee 5
Texas 20
Utah 2
Vermont 14
Virginia 49
Virgin Islands 2
Washington 12
West Virginia 1
Wisconsin 6
Foreign Countries 45
TOTAL 1425