33 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
societies studied to make the student familiar with the plant families that he will meet in the rural districts. Along with the scientific importance of the different forms studied, special attention is paid to their economic significance.
Three hours class work and two hours in the laboratory per week second half year.
Text: Coulter's A Text Book of Botany, 1906 edition.
Zoology. This is a thoroughly practical course designed to prepare the student for efficient work as a teacher of science in the public schools and to enable him to take up the advanced course in Biology in the University. By laboratory work, microscopic examinations, and dissections of class types, he acquires a good general idea of the whole animal kingdom, and is enabled to follow the gradual transition in the structure from the simple celled to the complex forms.
Much field work is done during the fall months and the student led to observe and investigate for himself.
Special attention is paid in class to discussion of the laws of Biology; and original papers required-the results of individual investigation and library reading.
Three hours class recitation and two hours in the laboratory per week during the first half year.
Text: Jordan, Keith and Kellogg's Animal Studies.
Physiology. In addition to a text book treatment of the subject, the simpler process of digestion, circulation and treatment of diseased tissues of the body under the the compound microscope, acquaint the student with the histology of the body. Some pathological conditions are investigated and sources of disease located.
Two hours per week throughout the year: two hours laboratory.
Physical Geography. The course treats of the more important facts regarding the form, material and processes of the earth and the relation which they bear to life in its varied phases. Several trips will be taken to study the physical features in the vicinity of the school.
Two hours per week throughout the year.