Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 24 of 66
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22 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
COURSE 1.-New Century Spelling Book, pages 113-135.
COURSE 2.-New Century Spelling Book, poges 135 to 184.
GEOGRAPHY AND AGRICULTURE.
COURSE 1.-Tarr and McMurray's The World Geography, Second
Book, to page 256.
COURSE 2.-Tarr and McMurray's The World Geography, Second
Book, pages 256 to 395. Ferguson and Lewis' Elementary Principles of
COURSE 1.-Smith's Our Language Grammar, pages 1 to 126.
COURSE 2.-Smith's Our Language Grammar, pages 126 to 261.
COURSE 3.-Payne's Learn to Spell, Kittredge and Farley's Advanced
English Grammar, and Herrick and Damon's New Composition
and Rhetoric are all begun this year. Twenty-four short themes are
written and revised by the student. Class-room study: Halleck and
Barbour's Readings from Literature, Longfellow's Courtship of Miles
Standish, Franklin's Autobiography, Washington's Farewell Address,
Whittier's Snowbound, Stevenson's Treasure Island. Two selections
memorized each month. At least six books, including Tom Brown's
Schooldays, must be read from the eighth grade list of books as parallel
reading. Students are advised to do this reading in the preceding
COURSE 4.-Payne's Learn to Spell, Kittredge and Farley's Advanced
English Grammar, and Herrick and Damon's Rhetoric are all
continued this year. Twenty short themes and four longer ones.
Class-room study: Payne's Southern Literary Readings. George Eliot's
Silas Marner, Selections from Stevenson, Tennyson's Idyls of the
King and other Poems. Two selections memorized each month, Six
books, including Homer's Odyssey, from the ninth grade list of books,
as parallel reading. Students are advised to do this reading in the
preceding Summer vacation.
COURSE 1.-Arithmetic, Sutton and Bruce, through page 233.
Drill in mental arithmetic.
COURSE 2.-Arithmetic. This course is a continuation of Course
1. Suttan and Bruce completed. Drill in mental arithmetic.
COURSE 3.-Algebra and arithmetic will be compared. Their
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918, book, July 1918; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45904/m1/24/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.