Considerable field work is done and the plant 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. 1912-13.
Text: Coulter's "A Text Book of Botany."
Zoology. This is a thoro 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. These papers are to be the results of individual investigation and library reading.
Three hours class recitation and two hours in the laboratory per week during the year. 1913-14.
Text : Jordan, Heith and Kellogg's "Animal Studies."
Physiology. This is a course in physiology, hygiene, and sanitation, which not only prepares the student to teach the subject in the public schools, but teaches him the right conduct in his physical life and prepares him for intelligent citizenship in regard to public