Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 41
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
of work with an average grade of at least C plus on the last
ninety-six hours. At least forty-eight hours of this must be advanced.
Mere intellectual attainment is net the sole basis for graduation,
nor should it be the largest factor. It is our purpose to
recommend for graduation from this institution only such young
men and women who have clean morals, and are honest, trustworthy
and free from such bad habits as, (1) the use of tobacco
or intoxicants, (2) gambling in any form, (3) neglecting to
settle all obligations punctually and satisfactorily, and (4) any
other habits that the faculty may specify as injurious and degrading
to the individual. Every candidate for graduation will
be required to make formal application for graduation by not
later than January 1st of the year in which he proposes to graduate.
At a regular meeting of the Faculty, on the third Wednesday
in January, the character qualifications of the candidates
shall be passed upon.
Sixth.-By not later than May 10th of the year that the student
expects to graduate he will be required to pass a formal
and rather extensive examination covering the work of his major
field. These examinations are much more pretentious than term
examinations, and should ordinarily require about three or more
hours of the student's time. These examinations are to be given
under the direction of the student's major professor.
Seventh.-At least three months before his graduation every
candidate must present to the Dean a signed statement from the
head of the English Department, to the effect that his English is
Eighth.-Degrees will be formally conferred only at the June
Any student who has been in residence at least one quarter
and has credit for at least 144 hours of college work shall be
entitled to senior privileges, provided he made a B average on the
work of the last quarter and provided further, that he has proven
by his good conduct and excellent spirit of cooperation he is
worthy of this trust and confidence. This matter shall be decided
by a vote of the faculty.
These privileges shall be the following: 1. Permission to
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