Goucher College requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Goucher College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Goucher College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Goucher College does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 68% of students who start college at Goucher College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Goucher College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Goucher College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Goucher College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Goucher College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Goucher College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Goucher College.
Student Designed Majors
Goucher College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Goucher College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Goucher College
Goucher College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Goucher College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Goucher College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Goucher College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ Goucher College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
🟨 Goucher College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Goucher College Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Goucher College offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Goucher College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Goucher College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Goucher College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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