The Iowa Alumnus Volume 2

The Iowa Alumnus Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...high school of the state, the University has said in a special circular known as Bulletin No. 94: "Besides these fully accredited high schools there are many whose facilities do not enable them to maintain satisfactorily the four year course, but in which a part of the work of such a course can be well done, and such schools are similarly accredited so far as they are known to conform to the recognized high school standards. "In view of the recent advance in its entrance requirements, the University authorities have extended the range of conditional admission for graduates from three year high school courses or other inadequate preparatory courses. Such graduates may pass directly to the University and complete in residence the requirements for admission to first year (freshman) standing. There are courses in English, in ancient and modern languages, in history, in science, and in mathematics, which are open to students thus admitted; but the University offers only such courses as may afford university credit to students fully prepared for admission. Other deficiencies in preparation may be made up outside the University. Opportunities are afforded by local preparatory schools and by approved tutors." These provisions, as above outlined, relate primarily to the entrance conditions to the College of Liberal Arts, formerly known as the collegiate department. It is in the College of Liberal Arts that it becomes especially important to preserve academic standards, and the faculty of the University is faithfully enlisted to a man to do this. At the same time, it is desired that the opportunities for a University education shall be put within the reach and into immediate connection with the smaller towns of Iowa, and more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236822277
  • 9781236822277