Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 27 of 66
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SESSION OF 1918-'19
The Junior College
H. E. SPECK, Dean
Abilene Christian College has been re-organized to conform to
the standards and form of organization that are followed in states
where the Junior College has been given special attention. Our
present form of organization is approved by the educational authorities
of Texas, and is, we think, a decided improvement over the old in
The work of this department covers the last two years of the
high school and the first two years of college. Students finishing the
Junior College will be admitted into the junior year of any of the
higher institutions of learning in Texas without examination and can
complete the B. A. course in two years.
The four year courses are: Freshman (10th grade high school);
Sophomore (11th grade high school); Junior (college or university
Freshman); Senior (college or university Sophomore).
This arrangement is especially advantageous to students who are
deficient in high school work.
FRESHMAN CLASS-Students entering this class will be required
to present a statement showing that they have finished the ninth
grade of a credited high school or at least seven of the fourteen standard
SOPHOMORE CLASS-This is the equivalent of the eleventh grade
of a credited high school. To enter this class a student must have
finished the tenth grade or present at least ten of the fourteen standard
JUNIOR CLASS-The following table is taken from the schedule
laid down in the Bulletin of the University of Texas on affiliated
schools. Fourteen units must be offered for unconditional entrance
to the Junior class. Twelve units may be offered for conditional entrance
with the understanding that the deficiency be made up the first
year. These units must be selected from the following:
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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/m1/27/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.