Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1919-1920 Page: 70 of 84
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68 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
Latin 1.-Beginner's Latin. Vocabulary, declensions, and conjugations;
the simpler rules for composition; and the derivation of
words. Syntax of cases and the verbs is included with structure of
the sentences in general, particular attention being given to conditional
sentences, indirect discourse, and the subjunctive. Translation
of easy selections into Latin continues throughout the year. Text,
Smith's Latin Lessons.
Latin 2.-Caesar. This course includes a rapid review of declensions
and conjugations, a careful review of principles of syntax,
structure of the sentence with stress on indirect discourse, and uses
of the subjunctive. The reading is four books of Caesar's Gallic War.
The historical facts are brought out and attention is given to the
character and personality of the writer. Twenty lessons in prose
composition. Text, D'Ooge and Eastman.
Latin 3.-Cicero and Virgil. Orations of Cicero against Catiline
and the Manilian Law are taken. Book I of the Aeneid is covered.
The historical facts which called forth the orations will be noticed.
Attention will be given to how the age is reflected in the writings.
Twenty lessons in prose composition. Text, Bennett.
Course 1.-This is a course of arithmetic and algebra combined.
The work will be made as practical as possible.
Text, Wentworth and Smith, Junior High School Mathematics,
Course 2.-Algebra and arithmetic will be compared. Their similarity
and differences will be 'emphasized. The fundamental operations
are drilled on thoroughly, special rules in multiplication and
division with corresponding cases in factoring and fractions. Factoring
and the solution of equations will be stressed. Text, Wentworth
and Smith, School Algebra, Book I.
Course 3.-(1) A rapid review of Algebra and a close study of
radicals and quadratics. Text, Wentworth and Smith, School Algebra,
(2) The remainder of the year will be devoted to arithmetic. Com--
mercial and rapid methods will be stressed. Text, (to be selected).
Course 4.-This course will be a close study of plane Geometry.
A great deal of time will be devoted to original problems.
Text, Wentworth and Smith.
Course 5.-This course is intended for those students who have
completed two or three books of plane geometry.
Text, Wentworth and Smith, Plane and Solid Geometry.
Course 1.-Snyder's General Science, completed.
Course 2.-Descriptive Chemistry: (Brownlee, Fuller and others).
The facts, laws, theories, and application of Chemistry are to be emphasized
through exercises, problems and experiments.
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