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reports in Spanish founded on the reading of
material from such authors as Caballero, Galdos,
Echegaray, and Nunez de Arce.
MWF 3 Hrs.

303, 304 SPANISH— A study of the works of Siglo De
Ora, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molino, Cervates.
MWF 3 Hrs.

306 SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE— Prose
and poetry.

Others courses in Spanish may be offered upoa
request by students doing work in this subject.
MWF 3 Hrs.



Ill — Division Of

BIBLICAL LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND
EDUCATION

Professor Brown, Professor Scott, Professor
Lauterbach.

DEPARTMENT OF

BIBLICAL LITERATURE

AND PHILOSOPHY

Professor Brown

Statement of Purpose

The Bible records numerous aspects of world his-
tory so significant, and contains a literature so varied
and rich, that without some knowledge of it no train-
ing in the liberal arts is complete. The purpose of the
courses offered in Bible is to lead to an understanding
and appreciation of the historical significance, the






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literary wealth, and the unique moral and religious
value of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

The courses in Philosophy are designed to aid the
student in acquiring a knowledge of the world views
of the master minds of history, and of sound prin-
ciples of thought and conduct, and in formulating for
himself an adequate interpretation of the world and
of man's place in it.

101, 102 NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY AND
LITERATURE— A study of the beginning of
Christianity; the life of Christ; the environment
and formation of the early church.
MWF 10:15 3 Hrs.

108, 104 BIBLE AS LITERATURE — A critical
study of the literature of the Bible. The aim of
this course is to enable the student to understand
and appreciate Biblical literature.
MWF 11:15 3 Hrs.

301, 302 OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY AND
LITERATURE— In this course are studied the
preparation for, and progress of, the Jewish race.
The relation of th,e Hebrews to the other Semites
will be carefully noted. The period between
Malachi and John the Baptist will also be studied.
MWF 2:15 3 Hrs.

401, 402 THE SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE
BIBLE — A genetic study of Hebrew society which
affords the necessary background for a better
understanding of the Prophets and of the Christ.
A survey of the domestic, economic, political, and
religious institutions of the Hebrews. The social
teaching of Jesus will also be emphasized.
MWF 2:15 3 Hrs.

PHILOSOPHY



201, 202 HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY— Historical
study of the writings of the most significant
philosophers, with attention to the continuity and



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development., treatment of the major philosophi-
cal problems.
MWF 3 Hrs.

203 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY^The chief
problems of philosophy are discussed, together
with the solutions offered by different schools of
thought. Intended to familiarize the student with
philosophical methods and vocabulary. Prere-
quisite, Phvchology, 103.

MWF 8:45 3 Hrs.

204 THE PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION— This course
will follow Philosophy 203. A discussion of
foundation principles of a theistic faith and related
problems as personality, prayer, immortality,
and the problem of evil. Pre-requisite, Psy-
choloarv 103 or Philosophy 203.

MWF 8:45 3 Hrs.

205 LOGIC — An examination of the thought processes
involved in correct thinking, with emphasis upon
their practical application.

MWF 3 Hrs.

206 ETHICS — A 'review of the principal doctrines
of the various schools of ethical theory and their
application to current moral problems of personal
character and social relationships.

MWF 3 Hrs.

DEPARTMENT OF

EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY
Profesor Scott and Professor Lauterbach.
STANDARD NORMAL COURSE

103 INRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PSY-
CHOLOGY — An introduction to the principles of
psychology, with attention to their relation to
education. The course provides a foundation for
the more highly specialized courses in psychology



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and education. It also constitutes a good intro-
duction to courses in philosophy. It is recom-
mended to meet the requirement in psychology
for graduation.
MWF 3 Hrs.

112 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY— The follow-
ing topics are studied : Original nature, analysis
of their learning process, the laws of learning
and their application to instruction, psychological
characteristics of children at different ages, in-
dividual differences, effect of practice, work,
fatigue, intelligence.
MTWT 10:15 4 Hrs.

205-a— METHODS IN ARITHMETIC— The course is
is a review of the fundamental processes of
Arithmetic with special emphasis upon the me-
thod of presentation of these processes.

2 Hrs.






205-b— METHODS IN READING— A study of the
factors involved in the learning to read, such as
choice of material, motives, vocabulary burden,
phonics, eye movements, etc.

2 Hrs.

206-c— METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY— Typical teach-
ing units involving a review of minimum essenr
tials constitute the materials of study in this
course. From the type units studied the student
is expected to develop the skill necessary for the
planning of other units.

2 Hrs.

206-d— METHODS IN PENMANSHIP, SPELLING
AND LANGUAGE— The student is expected to
develop a quality of writing rated 70 on the Ay res
Scale and to acquire sufficient knowledge of
method to make him a reasonably efficient teach-
er. In Spelling two or three modern systems of



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teaching will be considered. Effective methods
of Language will be emphasized.

2 Hrs.

208 SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZA-
TION — In this course the elementary schoolroom
situation is studied from the point of view of
management or control. Class organization and
management, attendance, discipline, marking, and
the various relationships of the teacher and pupils
are among the topics considered.
MW 2:15 2 Hrs.

212 RURAL EDUCATION— An investigation of the
problems peculiar to rural schools.
TT 2 Hrs.

235, 235r DIRECTED TEACHING IN ELEMEN-
TARY SCHOOL— Student teaching under a
supervisor of the ccliege and a critic teacher. The
course involves ninety hours of class-room teach-
ing with special emphasis on school-room hygiene,
lesson plans, and any specific personal problems
which are noted by the supervisor or the critic
teacher.
MTWTF Time to be arranged 4 Hrs

351 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SUPERVISION— The
course takes up a study of reading, arithmetic,
spelling, handwriting, language, geography, his-
tory civics, nature study, music, fine arts, ind-
ustrial arts, and health education from the stand-
point of the supervisor. Aims, methods and psych-
ology, as well as materials, tests and equipment, are

discussed. The course aims to make clear the
function of the supervisor in the elementary school
and to supply him with the knowledge necessary
to make his work effective.
MWF Time to be arranged 3 Hrs.

352 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

— Among the problems involved in this course are
pupil accounting, organization and administra-



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tion of the curriculum, extra-curriculum act-
ivities, special groups and special subjects,
teaching improvement, buildings and grounds,
etc. The principal's job is thoroughly analyzed
and his responsibilities and functions defined.
MWF Not offered 1934-35 3 Hrs.

451 PSYCHOLOGY OF THE CHILD— This is a
specialized and detailed study of the child. The
emancipation of childhood, the significance of the
pre-school age, heredity and environment, the
child's motives to action, the conditional reflex,
habits, sex training, physical development, men-
tal development, physical and mental measure-
ments, mental hygiene, and race betterment are
some of the topics developed by the course.
MWF Time to be arranged 3 Hrs.

453 PROBLEMS IN EDUCATION— The course will
be conducted as a seminar and students will work
on comtemporary problems in Education, particu-
larly in West Virginia. Some investigation and
research will be required, and results will be pre-
sented to the group in the form of thesis and
lectures.
TT Time to be arranged 2 Hrs.

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER-TRAINING COURSE

304 TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS IN SECOND-
ARY SCHOOLS— This deals with the history and
present status of the testing movement, especially
as it is related to the secondary school. Practice in
giving tests and the statistical and interpretative
treatment of results will constitute the main
work of the course. Fee $1.00.

TT 10:15 2 Hrs.

305 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN ENGLISH
— The choice of books and readings, the crganiza-
iton of teaching units, and the technique of the
classroom are some of the topics of the course. Dif-
ferentiation is made between the teaching of



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composition, grammar and literature. Elective,

except for those whose major teaching field is

English.

TT 11:15 2 Hrs.

306 ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

— A study of the psychological characteristics of
the high school pupil and of their bearing on edu-
cational procedure. Attention will be given to
the theories of learning represented by the var-
ious schools of psychology, structural, functional,
behavioristic. etc.
TT 2 Hrs.

307 EDUCATIONAL SOCIOLOGY— A survey of the
progressive and retarding forces in society, and
of social needs. An analysis of the social func-
tions of the school.

TT 2 Hrs.

401 HIGH SCHOOL ORGANIZATION— This course
deals with the organization and aims of secondary
education. The place of the high school in the
public educational systems, the nature of the high
school curriculum, and the present status of
secondary education in West Virginia are studied.
MWF 3 Hrs

405, 406 DIRECTED TEACHING IN SECONDARY
SCHOOLS — Each teacher in training is permitted
to teach at least forty-four hours in the Buckhan-
non High School under supervision. This teaching
is to be done in the major teaching field. Lesson
plans and conferences are part of the work.

MTWTF Time to be arranged 3 Hrs.

400 HISTORY OF EDUCATION— A comprehensive
and critical survey of the history of educational
theory and practice from the primitive period of
culture to the present.
MWF 3 Hrs.

404 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION— An analysis
of the principal theories of education, with at-



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tention to their presuppositions, implications, and
consequences., economic, social, moral, and re-
ligious.
MWF 3 Hrs.

316 PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING IN HIGH
SCHOOLS — This course is intended to give the
prospective high school teacher a background for
the study of specific methods. It is an application
of the principles of learning to the high school
curriculum, arousing and holding interest and
attention, and the grouping of subjects into teach-
ing types are among the topics considered.
MWF 8 :45 3 Hrs.

314 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN HIGH
SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES— This course deals
with the selection of social science material for
the high school course, its organization into teach-
ing units, and an evaluation of various methods in
conducting the work. Special attention is given to
history. Exclusive except for students whose ma-
jor teaching field is social studies. Mr. Scott.
TT 11:15 2 Hrs.

310 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN HIGH
SCHOOL CHEMISTRY— Choice of textbooks j
experiments; note books; laboratory equipment
and technique. Required of those preparing to
teach phvsical sciences. Mr. Hyma.

TT 2 Hrs.

312 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN HIGH
SCHOOL HOME ECONOMICS— This course ap-
plies the principles of learning to the specific
teaching situations which arise in Home Eco-
nomics. The selection of teaching units, the or-
dering of supplies are considered. Required of stu-
dents preparing to teach Home Economics. Miss
Cronemeyer.
TT 2 Hrs.

311 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN FOREIGN
LANGUAGES— This course studies methods



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appropriate to teaching foreign languages in high
school and to a survey of textbooks and materials.
The grammatical and direct methods are evalu-
ated, and various teaching devices will be pre-
sented. Required of students preparing to teach
languages. Mrs. Ogden.

TT 2 Hrs.

402 MATERIALS AND METHODS IN HIGH
SCHOOL BIOLOGY— This course makes a survey
of the science type teaching methods as it applies
to Biology. It investigates text and laboratory
meterials and technique. Required of those pre-
paring to teach Biology and General Science.
Dr. Judson.
TT 2 Mrs

408 MATERIALS AND METODS in Mathematics.
TT 2 Hrs.



General Statement for Teachers

The Department of Education consists of a two-year
training course for elementary teachers, i. e., the Stan-
dard Normal Course, a four-year course for ele-
mentary teachers, and a four-year course for the
training of junior and senior high school teachers. The
latter is not merely a continuation of the two-year
course; the student who decides to prepare for high
school teaching later, having completed the Standard
Normal Course, must expect to attend school four and
a half or five years.

Standard Normal Course
Admission. Students are admitted to this course
when they have completed sixteen units of academic
work in an accredited high school cr academy.

Candidates for admission must show reasonable
proficiency in the common branches. Tests will be
given after registration, and those who fall below an
acceptable standard will be expected to remove the
efficiency by non-credit study No advance standing






DEPARTMENTS OP INSTRUCTION 83

will be granted on work, professional or otherwise,
done in a high school.

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION. A min-
imum of sixty-eight semester hours is required for
graduation. Most of this work is prescribed, as will
be seen from outlines below. At least average scholar-
ship must be demonstrated by the earning of sixty-eight
quality credits.

CERTIFICATION AND DIPLOMA. A person who
completes the course set forth below and pays the
State Department fee of one dollar is entitled to a
Standard Normal First Grade Elementary Certificate,
which is valid five years. In order to receive the dip-
loma of graduation, a candidate must have been in
residence for at least thirty-six weeks, and earn thirty-
two semester hours.

A fee of five dollars is charged for the diploma.

Required Subjects by Subject Groups

English 10 hours

Social Studies 6 hours

Geography 6 hours

Science 6 hours

Education 20 hours

Health and Physical Education 6 hours

Music 4 hours

Art 4 hours

Elective 6 hours






Total 68 hours



The Standard Normal Course is outlined in detail
as follows : (All courses not marked "E" are required) .

First Year

First Sem Sec. Sem.

English Composition 101-102 3 3

Biology 101-102 4 4

Geology 107-108 3 3

Personal and School Hygiene 107 2

Physical Education 101-102 1 1

Education 103 3



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Education 112 (Educational Phychology) 4

Introduction to Music 123-124 2 2

Second Year

English Literature (Juvenile Lit.) 207 2 0(E)

English (English Language) 302 2

Physical Education 201-202 1 1

Public Speaking 201-202 2 2

Public School Art 237-238 2 2

Home Economics 219 3

History 101-102 3 3

Education (Schooi Management) 208 2

Education (Special Methods in Ele-
mentary Subjects) 205-206 4 4

Education (Directed Teaching in Elemen-
tary Schools) 235 4

Any student who completes the above course and
then decides to complete a four year liberal arts course
at West Virginia Wesleyan College will find that he
has met all of the specific subject requirements for the
latter course except those in Foreign Language, Bible
and Public Speaking. All work done in the Standard
Normal Course is credited toward a bachelor's degree.

Four-Year Course for High School Teachers

Each student preparing to teach in a high school
must prepare to teach at least two subject groups or
teaching fields.

TEACHING COMBINATIONS. The combinations
of teaching subject fields that are recommended for
prospective teachers, and which will be required for the
regular high school certificate are as follows :
Combination

1 English and French.

2 English and Latin.

3 English and Pine Arts.

4 Science and Mathematics.

5 Social Studies and one of the following: (a) English,

(b) Latin, (c) French, (d) Mathematics, (e) Science.

6 Home Economics and (a) Biological Sciences, (b) Chem-
istry, or (c) Fine Arts.



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7 Agriculture and (a) Science, (b) Biology, or (c) Indus-
trial Arts.

8 Commerce.

9 Fine Arts.

10 Industrial Arts.

11 Music.

12 Physical Education.

13 Biology and Mathematics.

14 Science and Biology.

15 Biology and Social Studies.

16 Commerce and Social Studies

17 Fine Arts and Social Studies.

18 Music and English.

19 Music and Modern Language.

The college does not offer sufficient work in Agri-
culture and Industrial Arts, to prepare teachers in
these subjects.

Mini-mum Requirements in Teaching Fields
English (Rhetoric. Literature, Public Speaking and

Journalism) 34

Social Studies (History, Government, Sociology, and

Economics) 32

Science (Physics, Chemistry) 32

Mathematics (Entrance credit 2 1-2 Units) 16

Commerce 36

Home Economics 40

Latin (Entrance credit two units) 20

French (Entrance credit two units) 20

Biology and General Science 20

German (Entrance credit two units) 20

General Academic Requirements for all Teachers

English 8

Foreign Language (two units entrance credit or equivalent in

college) .

Health and Physical Education 6

History, 6 hrs. Sociology and Economics, 6 hrs 12

Mathematics (Two units entrance credit or equivalent in

college) .

Public Speaking 4

Science 6



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IV — Division of Science
And Mathematics

Professors Judson, Hyma, Haught, Cronemeyer,
Hallam, Simons, Ross and Nason.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
Professor Judson

Courses in this field are designed not only for
the general cutural knowledge of all students, but also
for those who expect to do advanced work in zoology,
medicine, bacteriology, biochemistry, agriculture or
botany. Opportunities for the appreciation of the
work of the creator are pointed out in all classes. Pre-
paration is made by competent students for Work in
medical clinics, city water and sanitary plants, bio-
logical research laboratories, government projects and
agricultural experiment stations. Emphasis is placed
upon preparation of students for biology teachers.

101, 102 PLANT AND ANIMAL BIOLOGY— Plant

biology is given the first semester and with animal
biology constitutes a year's work in general
biology. The structure and physiology of plants
and animals and their relation to environment
are emphasized. A study is made of the funda-
mental principles of life in general, with particular
reference to man. Elective for freshmen.
Laboratory fee $5.00



MW


8 :45— Lab. T.T.


7:45 - 9:45


MW


2:15— Lab. T.T.


10:45-12:15




Lab. T.T.


1:45-3:45



4 Hrs.

201 EVOLUTION AND HEREDITY— A review of
the evidences of organic evolution. The last half
of the semester will be concerned with the study
of the laws of inheritance, the chromosomes, the



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question of sex determination, and of the inheri-
tance of somatic modifications. Prerequisite; Gen-
eral Biology, Chemistry.
MWF 11:45 3 Hrs.

202 EUGENICS— A study will be made of the sociol-
ogical application of biological principles. Em-
phasis will be laid on the practical means by
which society may encourage the reproduction of
superior persons and discourage that of inferiors.
Prerequisite, General Biology or General Chem-
istry.
MWF 11:15 3 Hrs.

207, 208 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY— This course con-
sists of a general consideration of the principles
of physiology, with particular reference to man.
Two classroom hours and two laboratory hours per
week. General Biology is Prerequisite.

Laboratory fee $2.00.
TT 8 :45 3 Hrs.

204— NATURE STUDY— Two hours lecture. Six
hours field work or laboratory per week. A
course of general interest which includes the iden-
tification and classification of local plants and
animals. Some time will be taken with the other
natural sciences. The lectures include the sinew-
ing of many colored lantern slides of birds, flow-
ers and animals. "Laboratory fee, $2.00

3 Hrs.

301 COMPARATIVE ANATOMY— The relationship
between the different groups of vertebrates are
considered by a detailed study and dissection of
types of fishes, amphibia, reptiles, and mammals.
Given in alternate years.

Prerequisite, General Biology. Laboratory fee $7.
WF 7:45 4 Hrs.— Lab. 10:15-12:45

Lab. 1:15 - 3:15



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302 EMBRYOLOGY— A study is made of the produc-
tion of germ cells, segmentation and develop-
ment of the egg, and growth of the principle or-
gans and tissues in typical vertebrates. General Bi-
ology in prerequisite. Given in alternate years.
WF 7:45 4 Hrs.— Lab. 10:15-12:15

Lab. 1:15 - 3:15

307 BACTERIOLOGY— A foundation course for work
in medicine, home economics and general culture.
Training in bacteriological technique will be given
in the laboratory. The yeasts, mold, and the rela-
tionship of microorganisms to health and to the
preparation and preservation of foods will be
studied. Four hours of laboratory and two hours
of classroom work per week. General Biology or
General Chemistry prerequisite. Given in alter-
nate years.

WF 7:45 4 Hrs.— Lab. 10:15-12:15 TT

Lab. 1:15- 3:15 TT

308 DIAGNOSTIC BACTERIOLOGY— The object of
this course is to teach the underlying principles of
clinical and diagnostic bacteriological methods.
A number of pathogenic bacteria are studied.
Students are prepared for board of health work,
technicians, physicians' assistants, and for the
study of medicine. General Biology or General
Chemistry prerequisite. Four hours laboratory
and two hours classroom work. Given in alter-
nate years. Fee $7.00.

WF 7:45 4 Hrs.— Lab. 10:15-12:15TT

Lab. 1:15 - 3:15TT

407, 408 BIOLOGY CLUB— This will be given as a
seminar course. The current biological literature
will be discussed. Papers will be presented by
members of the class upon biological topics of
interest. General Biology prerequisite.
Th. 3:15-5:15 1 Hr.



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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
Professor Hyma

101-102 INORGANIC CHEMISTRY — The course
is a study of the non-metallic elements, of their
physical and chemical properties, the laws govern-
ing the chemical behavior of elements and com-
pounds, valence, the ginetic molecular hypothesis,
the atomic hypothesis, solution, molecular and
atomic weights. Chemical equilibrium, dissoca-
tion in solution, ionization. Students are drilled
in the solution of the mathematical problems in
Chemistry. 4 Hrs.— Lab. T.T. 7:45- 9:45
MWF 8:45— Lab. T.T. 10:15-12:15

MWF 11:15— Lab. T.T. 1:15- 3:15

Lab. T.T. 2:15- 5:15
Labortory fee, $6.00 each semester.

201-202 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY— This is a labor-
atory course with frequent lectures and confer-
ences. In addition to chemical theory many im-
portant hydrocarbons and their derivatives are
studied. Prerequisite courses 101-102.
Laboratory fee $10.00 each semester,
TT 8:45 4 Hrs. (Lab. 1:15-5:15)

203 QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS— A laboratory
course with occasional lectures and conferences.
The course is a study of acids, bases and salts, and
the methods of detecting their several character-
istic radicals.

Laboratory fee $8.00.

MWF 2:15 Hrs. (Lab. MWF 1:15-4:15)

204 QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS— Lecture and labor-
atory. Analysis of alloys, mineral, ores, etc. Pre-
reouisite 101-102 and 203. Fee $8.00.
MWF 3 Hrs.

205, 206 APPLIED CHEMISTRY— Prerequisite
courses 101 and 102. Fee $6.00.

Tues. 10:15 3 Hrs. (Lab. T.T. 1:15-3:15)



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208 LABORATORY TECHNIQUE— For all students
who intend to teach Chemistry. This course covers
the general methods of teaching first year Chemis-
try, including problems of beginning instruction,
testing, teaching efficiency, proper use of written
work, analysis of examination, preparation of all
reagents and a detailed study of laboratory meth-
ods. Prerequisite 101-102. Fee $2.00.
TT 10:15 2 Hrs.

301 GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS— Lectures and
Laboratory. Quantitative determination of pure
chemicals and materials by gravimetric methods,
including coal analysis. Prerequisite 101-102,
and 203. Fee $8.00.

MWF 2:15 3 Hrs. (Lab. MWF 1:15-5:15

302 VOLUMETRIC CHEMISTRY— This is a labor-
atory course with frequent lectures and confer-


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