Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 71
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
IX. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCE.
113.-General Zoology. A study of general biological principles
and of some of the simplest organisms. Library assignments.
Not credited unless courses 123 and 133 are finished.
Two hours recitation and four hours laboratory. Text: Hegner's
123.-General Zoology. A general consideration of the invertebrate
forms, structure, functions, variations, development,
reproduction, life history, life problems and general principles
of the invertebrate phyla. Not credited unless course 133 is
finished. Two hours recitation and four hours laboratory. Text:
Hegner's College Zoology.
133.-General Zoology. A general consideration of the vertebrate
forms. Classroom study of the functions, history and adaptations
of this group of animals. Laboratory study of frog, bird,
mammal, etc. Two hours lecture-recitation. Four hours laboratory.
Prerequisite 123. Text. Hegner's College Zoology.
145.-Elementary Botany. A study of the most important
facts regarding the structure of cells, tissues, tissue systems and
physiological processes. Also a general survey of the different
groups of the plant kingdom. Laboratory work in algae, fungi,
mosses, ferns, seed plants and herbs. Three hours recitation and
four hours laboratory. Text: Densmore's General Botany.
155.-Economic Botany. A study of the principal crop, fibre,
and medical plants. Some time will be devoted to the study of
weeds and parasites and to field work in food plants and grasses.
Three hours recitation and four hours laboratory and field work.
Text: Robbins' Botany of Crop Plants.
215.-Entomology. A study of insects, their anatomy habits
and control. Special attention to insects harmful and beneficial
to man. Three hours recitation. Four hours laboratory and
field work. Texts: Sanderson and Jackson, Elementary Entomology;
Herrick, Insects Injurious to the Household. No prerequisite,
but a knowledge of Zoology recommended.
225.-Contagious Diseases and Sanitation. Lectures and recitations
on promotion of health and prevention of diseases from
the individual and community standpoint. Reinforcing vitality
and normal resistance; infection, immunity, recovery, and disinfectants
practically discussed. Library and laboratory assignments.
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