Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920 Page: 37 of 84
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SESSION OF 1919.'20
(1) Twelve entrance units, "Conditional Freshmen."
(2) Fifteen entrance units, "Freshmen."'
(3) Fifteen entrance units and as many as nine courses, "Sophomore."
(4) Full entrance and as many as eighteen courses, "Juniors."
(5) Full entrance and as many as twenty-seven courses, "Senior."
2. Irregular.-A student is considered "irregular" when he is taking
the full amount of work but is not meeting the requirements for a
3. Special.-All students who take less than the minimum
amount of work are classed as "special." Only those who have the
consent of their parents or who are twenty-one years of age will be
permitted to exercise this privilege. These students must maintain
good conduct and make acceptable grades, otherwise the privilege
will be withdrawn.
Before advanced standing may be given the following conditions
must be met: (1) All entrance units must be absolved, (2) at least
one course in advance of the one applied for must have been completed
in Abilene Christian College, (3) application must be made to
the Dean in writing within the quarter in which the student enters
Students from approved colleges shall, upon the official transfer of
credits, be given the same standing in Abilene Christian College that
they had in the college from which they came.
Students who come from colleges that are not approved will be
required to take examination upon the subjects for which they wish
Examinations will be held the first of each term, both for entrance
units and for advance; standing c__ursesj C d -l
L4, y-- DEFINITION OF COURE E
A college course shall consist of sixty-recitation-hours. As a rule
all classes will meet five times per week. But some courses will be
offered which meet only twice and some which meet only three times
per week. A course which meets twice per week for twelve weeks
will constitute two-fifths of a course. In- case of a laboratory course,
three hours in the laboratory will be equivalent to one hour of recitation.
All college courses are designated by a number of three digits.
All courses whose hundred's digit is one, are open to freshmen and
sophomores; those whose hundred's digit is two, are open to sophomores
and juniors, and those whose hundred's digit is three, are open
to juniors and seniors.
The courses are designated in such a way as to show whether they
are elementary, intermediate, or advanced, and also the number of
hours the class will meet each week. All courses whose unit's digit is
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