Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1917-1918 Page: 29 of 66
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SESSION OF 1918-'19
statement giving in detail the amount of work done in each subject and
the grade made will be admitted. The diploma will not suffice. Please
attend to this before leaving home. Negligence will cause a delay in
2. BY INDIVIDUAL APPROVAL
Any student over twenty years of age may be admitted on individual
approval as a special and such student may become a regular
only by absolving all entrance requirements.
3. BY EXAMINATION
Any student who does not meet the requirements of either of the
two methods described above can enter only by examination. Examinations
will be given the first week of residence of the student.
4. ENTRANCE BY TEACHER'S CERTIFICATE
1. Holders of first grade State Teacher's Certificate will be accredited
with nine units, as follows: English, three; Algebra, one
and a half; Geometry, one; Ancient History, one; M. & M. History,
one; Agriculture, one-half; Methods and Management, one-half; Civics,
one-half. At least three other units must be secured by examination.
2. Holders of permanent State Teacher's Certificate will be
granted the nine units given for the first grade and three more en bloc.
SENIOR CLASS-Students entering this class must have fourteen
units for entrance and at least four college courses.
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
English -------------2 courses History ------------- course
Foreign Languages---2 courses Bible ---------- 1-1 course
Mathematics ---1-- 1 course Electives ------------3 courses
1. A record of all demerits given is kept as a part of the permanent
record, and included in the reports which will be mailed to parents
at the close of each term.
2. Any unexcused abscence from recitation will count 5 per cent
off of the monthly grade and when any student is absent without
excuse from as many as two recitations in the same subject he will
be required to stand a written test on the work of the month. A
failure to pass this test will condition the student in the course. Two
tardies may count one absence.
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