Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1923-1924 Page: 69
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
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 commercial products of the United States. The basis
of study is the industry.
155.-Economic and Commercial Geography: World.
This course is a continuation of 145, except that especial emphasis
is placed on Europe, Asia, and the Island Regions.
215.-Industries and Commerce of Latin America. This
course surveys the history and geography of the Hispanic
American republics and emphasizes the industries and commerce
of those countries, and their trade relations with the
United States. Lectures, reports, and readings.
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 journals.
235.-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
water-power and supply.
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1923-1924, book, June 1923; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45929/m1/71/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.