Welcome to the Washington College online Catalog for 2017-2018!
More information about the Catalog
The 2017-2018 Washington College Catalog includes official announcements of academic programs and major academic policies. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in the Catalog as of its publication date in June 2017, it must be understood that all courses, course descriptions, designations of instructors, curricular and degree requirements, and other academic information contained herein are subject to change or elimination at any time without notice or published amendment to the Catalog. In addition, Washington College reserves the right to make changes at any time, without prior notice, to other programs, policies and regulations, procedures, fees and charges, and other information that is described in this catalog or on any page that resides under the DNS registration of washcoll.edu.
Washington College provides its website, Catalog, handbooks, and any other printed materials or electronic media for general guidance. Individuals assume any risks associated with relying upon such information without checking other credible sources such as the student’s faculty advisor, the Provost/Dean of the College, the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Associate Provost for Academic Services, the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, or the Registrar. In addition, a student’s or prospective student’s reliance upon information contained within these sources when making academic decisions does not constitute, and should not be construed as, a contract with the College.
Updated or new policies, and new courses approved throughout the academic year will be published in the Catalog Addendum. The addendum will be available for download on this page.
Accreditation and Licensure
Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process that gives public recognition to institutions that meet published standards of academic and administrative quality. The purpose of accreditation is to assure the public of the quality of an institution and its dedication to high standards, as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Accreditation is the formal process by which Washington College is permitted to offer Bachelors and Master’s level degrees.
Washington College is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104. The College is licensed by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to offer academic programs in the State of Maryland.