Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 38
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
Ninth.-Degrees will be conferred only at the June Commencement.
The matter of certificates qualifying the holders thereof to
teach in the public schools of Texas is entirely controlled by
state legislation. The present laws of Texas provide for the
certification of students of Abilene Christian College along with
those of other similar institutions on the following terms:
1. Three kinds of certificates are issued.
a. Elementary certificates, which are valid for four
years, or for six years, or may become permanent, depending
upon the amount of work done by the applicant,
as given below. These certificates are only valid for
teaching in grades one to seven inclusive.
b. Temporary High School certificates, valid for two
years, for four years, or for six years, depending upon
the amount of work done by the applicant, as outlined
below. These certificates are valid for teaching in all
grades of public school work.
c. Permanent High School certificates, valid for all
2. These various certificates are given students on the following
a. No certificate is granted a student who has not completed
at least one full year of collegiate work. By one
year is meant 540 class-room hours.
b. At least 108 of the 540 hours must be done in the
department of Education. In case of those who apply for
certificates on the basis of a second, third, or fourth year
of collegiate work, 108 hours in Education will be required
for each year.
c. Upon the completion of the first year of collegiate
work an Elementary certificate valid for four years or a
High School certificate valid for two years may be
issued, the applicant having the option between the two.
d. Upon the completion of the second year of collegiate
work an Elementary certificate valid for six years or a
High School certificate valid for four years, may be
had, at the option of the applicant. The Elementary
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925, book, June 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45926/m1/40/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.