Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 59
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
cial 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. This 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 geographic with non-geographic
factors; the expansion westward; 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 European powers for spheres of influence
325.-Teaching of Geography. This course will survey
past methods of teaching geography and compare with best
methods of today; the aspect of geography; natural regions as
a basis of teaching; human geography; problem and project
methods of study; maps, pictures, exercises, outlining; comparison
of present day geography texts. Special work in the Training
VI. DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES.
All College students should begin foreign language coursesancient
or modern-at the first opportunity and complete the
requirements as soon as possible. Postponing these courses will
prove unsatisfactory and dangerous for any student.
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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/m1/61/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.