Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 60
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
status of weather forecasting. Frost, storm, and flood warnings;
the work of U. S. Weather Bureau. The relation of weather to
man's principal activities.
133.-Regional Geography. This course will emphasize the
physical setting of the continents. The general relation to climatic
zones and natural regions. The recations. The reaction
of the inhabitants to the physical environment. Economic resources
will be summarized.
145.-Economic and Commercial Geography: United States.
A study of the geographic factors involved in the production,
movement, consumption, and conservation of the chief commercial
products of the United States. The basis of study is the industry.
225.-Principles of Human Geography. The field of geography
is outlined; brief history of its development; relation of
geography to the other subjects of the curriculum; methods and
aims of teaching; outlining of the principles and solving the
difficult problems of presentation; constant reference to educational
233.-Conservation of Natural Resources. The study will
include a careful consideration of the soils, mineral resources,
waterways, water-power, and forests of the United States, as
factors in our national development. Reclamation of arid and
swamp lands; elimination of wastes; the problems of waterpower
245.-Geographic Factors in American History. A study of
the geographic factors involved in the exploration and colonization
of America; a comparison of geographical influences in the
principal wars; growth of America into world power. The
major theme is the process of settlement of the country thru discovery
and appropriation of localities of superior geographic
313.-Geographic Changes Resulting from the World War.
A close study of the changes in political boundaries in Europe,
Asia, and Africa which have been wrought by the World War
and the treaties which brought it to a close. This course will be
concluded with a brief study of the geographical reasons underlying
the desires of the Europena powers for spheres of influence
325.-Teaching of Geography. This course will survey past
methods of teaching geography and compare with best methods
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