17 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
COURSES OF STUDY.
The Branch Normal offers the following courses:
(1) The regular four years' course leading to a Normal certificate with the exception of the professional work of the fourth year, which is given at the University, Salt Lake City.
The regular Normal course has been extended so as to include a course in Domestic Science and Arts. It also affords an adequate preparation for ' college courses in Engineering and General Science.
(2) A four year Kindergarten course, except the professional subjects of the third and fourth years.
(3) A five year Normal course leading to a degree in connection with the regular University courses, as provided by law.
For further information, consult. the catalogue of the University of Utah.
Extract from an act passed by the State Legislature in 1897:
"Teachers for said schools (Kindergarten) unless holding a certificate of efficiency in Kindergarten work granted by the State Normal School, shall be required to sustain a special examination relating to the principles and practice of the Kindergarten; such examination to be conducted under the direction of the State Board of Education."
The Kindergarten law of 1903 requires each school district having a population of 2,000 and upwards, to maintain at least one Kindergarten. The law becomes compulsory after four years.
FOUR YEAR NORMAL COURSE.
The graduate from this course receives a certificate. See prescribed course on succeeding pages.