Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1926 Page: 15
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IV. DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY.
133.-Regional Geography. This course will emphasize the
physical setting of the continents. The general relation to climatic
zones and natural regions. The reaction of the inhabitants
to the physical environment. Economic resources will be summarized.
325.-Teaching Geography. This course will survey past
methods of teaching geography and compare with best methods
of today; the aspect of geography; natural regions a basis of
teaching; human geography; problem and project methods of
study; maps, pictures, exercises, outlining; comparison of present
day geography texts. Special work in the Training School
Department. (Same as Ed. 325.)
335.-Teaching of High School Geography. This course
will emphasize the course of study, the aims, the methods of
teaching, and the results of teaching geography in High Schools.
Special opportunities are given in this course to observe the
methods of teaching in the geography work of the academy.
This course will count also as Education. (Same as Ed. 335.)
382A.-B. C. Geographic Problems. Each of these problems
is studied intensively by those students majoring in Geography
and by those who are planning to do some original work.
Various problems of geographic interest will be studied along
lines of individual study of research.
V. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND ECONOMICS
213.-Constitutional History of the United States. This
course begins with the steps leading up to the Constitutional
Convention; the convention itself; and the testing on the Constitution.
Text: Fiske's The Critical Period.
222.-Contemporary American History. Topics: The leading
issues of current politics, social and industrial movements.
Beard's Contemporary American History.
315.-Economic History of the United States. A survey of
the economic development of the United States from the first settlement
until the present day. Text: Bogart's Economic History
of the United States; Bogart tnd Thompson's Exercise Book.
265.-Europe and the Great War. Among the specific topics
which will be discussed are the rise and the fall of the Ger
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