Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 58
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
215.-Principles of Economics. The principles of economics
of the present will be studied in this course. The course will
deal with value, production, and distribution. Text: Ely, Outlines
225.-Principles of Economics. This is a continuation of
course 215. Some time will be devoted to monopolies, money,
and banking, labor organization, railway, agriculture, and other
economic problems. Text: Ely, Outlines of Economics.
233.-Agricultural Economics. A study of economy as it
meets the demands and problems of the rural population of our
country. Summer quarter.
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, Economic History
of the United States; Bogart and Thompson's Exercise Book.
115.-Modern Geography. An introductory study of the influence
of physical environment on man. This course aims to
develop a clear conception of types of environmental elements,
such as climate, land forms, soils, surface, underground waters,
mineral deposits, and native vegetation, and to show how various
types of environment influence the life and activities of man.
125.-The Passing Weather. A course which emphasizes the
physical properties of the atmosphere. Daily observation of
local weather. The elements, temperature, pressure, winds and
moisture and their interrelations in various types of weather.
Maps made. How to read and use weather maps. Present
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 reactions. 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 commer
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