Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 41
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SESSION OF 1920-'21 41
examinations. The letters A-plus, A, A-minus, B-plus, B, B-minus,
C-plus, C, D, and E will be used.
For each course (60 recitation-hours) completed with a grade of
A-plus, thirteen points will be given; with a grade of A, ten points;
A-minus, eight points; B-plus, six points; B, five points; B-minus, four
points; C-plus, two points, and C,.one point. Each student will be required
to make one hundred and eighty points while taking his thirtysix
The grade D is condition and the grade E is failure. Any course
taken in which a grade of E is made must be taken over. All incomplete
courses will be regarded as D until they are completed. A Rcontinuous
courses must be com leted within a ear of the time the
are begun.-- d.__ - - -'j A
In selecting a course of study, the student mu first choose those
subjects in which he is in arrears. College work may not be assigned
until all preparatory work is completed or assigned. The stutent
should choose his courses next from the list of courses under the
head of "Requirements for Graduation." Those required courses are
designed to afford a basis of general culture which everyone should
have before specialization is begun, and it is, therefore, urged that
much of this work be done in the freshman and sophomore years.
The student will be required to choose one of the "groups" by the
beginning of the junior year.
If a student is deficient in English he will do well to place this
subject on his schedule for extra work. The Dean reserves'the right,
upon the recommendation of any instructor, to prescribe additional
work in English to any student.
The regular student should plan to make three courses each term.
By special permission a student may take three and three-fifths courses.
Under no consideration will any student be given credit for more than
three and three-fifths courses.
The Dean will act as an advisor to all freshman and sophomore
students, but after the choice of a "group" is made each student will
take the instructor in charge of his major as his advisor. No work
should be taken without consulting his advisor.
Only one degree will be conferred. The degree of Bachelor of
Arts will be conferred upon those who satisfy the following requirements:
REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
It is the purpose of Abilene Christian College to accept as far as
possible the idea of the elective system. In prescribing the requirements
for graduation certain modifications of the elective system must
be made in order that the interests of both the student and the institution
may be safeguarded.
First.-Each student will be required to satisfy the entrance requirements
of fifteen standard high school units.
Second.-Each student will be required to take the following
courses or their equivalent:
1. English, three courses, in addition to the work prescribed for
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