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Greek.-1. The required courses in Greek, and three elective courses, other than that in Biblical Greek.
2. The required courses, and one elective course, in Latin. Modern Languages.-1. All the courses in Modern Languages.
The Junior elective course in English Literature. English.-1. All the courses in English, including Composition.
The elective course in English History. History, and Political and Social Science.-1. The required courses in Constitution and Political Economy.
The elective courses in History. 3. The Senior elective course in Philosophy.
Philosophy.-1. The required courses in Logic, Psychology, Ethics, Evidences.
The elective courses in Philosophy. 3.
The elective course in English History. Mathematics.-I. All the courses in Mathematics and Astronomy except Course IV.
The required course in Mechanics. Physics.- All the courses in Physics.
The required course in Chemistry. 3. The elective course in Qualitative Analysis, or one elective course in Mathematics.
Chemistry.-1. The required course, and three elective courses, in Chemistry.
2. The required course in Physics.
The elective courses in Zoology, and in Physical Geography and Botany.
3. The elective courses in Mineralogy and Advanced Geology.
4. The elective course in Qualitative Analysis, or one year in Practical Biology.
Biology.--1-2. Same as for Geology. 3. Two years of Practical Biology.
4. The elective course in Qualitative Analysis, or that in Physiological Chemistry.
The honors, both general and special, are stated in the diploma; and the names of students who take honors are printed on the Commencement scheme.
At the last Commencement, honors were awarded as follows:
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP.- First Grade. Fred Morgan Davenport, Mary Graham.
Second Grade. Dudley Chase Abbott, Edward Everett Abercrombie, Arthur Newell Burke, Henry Havens Chatfield, Bernard Marcus Davis, Willie Irving Ford, Herbert Augustus Hill, George Frederic Kettell, Samuel Gail Landon, Harry Summerfield Noe, Arthur W. Partch, William Emory Smyser.
SPECIAL DEPARTMENTS.- Modern Languages. About's Le Roi des Montagnes; Hugo's Le Dernier Jour d'un Condamné; Corneille's Le Cid; La Littérature Française au dix-septième Siècle, by Paul Albert, with Essay on the Life and Work of Corneille, to Ilenry Havens Chatfield.
English Literature.— The Life and Work of Shakspere, with some Study of the Contemporary Drama.
(a) With Essay on the Ethical Quality of Shakspere's Work.
Philosophy.-1. The Development of Utilitarianism in England, with Critical Essay. To George Frederic Kettell.
The Ethics of Evolution, with Critical Essay. To Mary Graham.
Biology.-1. Studies and laboratory work on the subject of Bacteriology, with a thesis on the bacteria of Middletown drinking water. To William Bradford Eaton.
Foster's Text-Book of Physiology. To Orville Edson Johnson.
The following degrees are conferred by the University, in course:
BACHELOR OF ARTS.— This degree will be conferred on those who complete in a satisfactory manner all the required studies, and the prescribed quota of elective studies, in the Classical Course.
BACHELOR OF PHILOSOPHY.—This degree will be conferred on those who complete in a satisfactory manner all the required studies,
and the prescribed quota of elective studies, in the Latin-Scientific Course.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE. – This degree will be conferred on those who complete in a satisfactory manner all the required studies, and the prescribed quota of elective studies, in the Scientific Course.
MASTER OF ARTS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE.-Until Commencement Day, 1891, the degree of Master of Arts may be conferred on any Bachelor of Arts, of three years' standing or more, who has been engaged since graduation in some literary occupation. Persons who intend to take this degree must apply to the President as early as the Monday preceding Commencement, and advance the usual fee.
After 1891, the degrees of Master of Arts and Master of Science will be conferred in accordance with the following regulations adopted by the Trustees at their annual meeting in June, 1889:
The degree of Master of Arts may be conferred upon Bachelors of Arts of Wesleyan L'niversity of at least one year's standing at the satisfactory conclusion of a course of advanced, non-professional study, pursued in residence for the period of not less than one year. Said course of study shall be under the full direction of a Committee of the Faculty on Graduate Instruction, to be composed of three permanent members with the addition of the instructor in charge of each department in which the candidate shall pursue work. Evidence of the candidate's proficiency in the approved studies shall be given by an examination, oral or written, by a thesis or essay, by the exhibition of scientific specimens, preparations, or processes, or by two or more of these methods combined, as the Committee may prescribe. All such tests of proficiency shall be under the direction of the Committee, and they shall report to the Faculty proper candidates for the degree.
In the case of Bachelors of Arts of other colleges whose course of study is accepted as sufficient by the Committee on Graduate Instruction, or who shall pass such additional examinations as the Committee may prescribe, the degree of Master of Arts may be conferred on the conditions prescribed in the case of Bachelors of Arts of Wesleyan University
3. The degree of Master of Arts may also be conferred upon Bachelors of Arts of Wesleyan University of at least three years' standing at the satisfactory conclusion of a course of advanced, non- professional study pursued in absentia, and equivalent in amount to that prescribed in the case of resident graduate students; and in all other particulars the same regulations shall hold in the case of non
resident as in the case of resident students. The degree may also be conferred upon Bachelors of Arts of Wesleyan University of two years' standing at the satisfactory conclusion of a course of study pursued in absentia, on the conditions above specified, provided that the candidate shall have spent the two years in resident study in a non-professional department of some other university.
4. The degree of Master of Science may be conferred upon Bachelors of Philosophy and Bachelors of Science, whether of this or of other colleges, under the same conditions that govern in the case of the degree of Master of Arts.
5. A fee of ten dollars shall be required from each graduate student upon promotion to the Master's degree.
In accordance with the above regulations, the Faculty have appointed Professors Rice, Wilson, and Merrill permanent members of the Committee on Graduate Instruction, and to them, or to the head of any one of the departments of instruction, may be addressed communications from prospective graduate students.
At the last Commencement degrees were conferred as follows:
THE DEGREE OF B. A. was conferred on:-Dudley Chase Abbott, Edward Everett Abercrombie, Arthur Newell Burke, Seward Vincent Coffin, Thomas Roy Crooks, Fred Morgan Davenport, Bernard Marcus Davis, Julius Wilbur Eggleston, Henry Floy, Willie Irving Ford, George Washington Gardiner, Jr., Mark Willson Gill, Herbert Augustus Hill, George Mead Hughes, Samuel Gail Landon, Seymour Landon, John Elijah Loveland, Henry Frank Mandeville, Edward Ernest Matthews, Arthur Herbert Veritt, Harry Summerfield Noe, Arthur W. Partch, William Claflin Prentice, Frank Rollins, William Emory Smyser, Jared Sweet Tillinghast, Everett Hustis Travis. THE DEGREE OF Pu, B. was conferred on:---
--Henry Havens Chatfield, Elizabeth Arbuckle Craig, William Bradford Eaton, Frederic Beauregard Faber, George W. Meek Glenn, Mary Graham, Orville Edson Johnson, Percy Lincoln Johnson, George Frederic Kettell, George Elbert Manchester, Charles Perley Tinker, Willard Ives Warriner.
THE DEGREE OF B. S. was conferred on:- William Lawrence Clarke, Rowland Miles, Alfred Northam Wright.
THE DEGREE OF M. A, was conferred in Course on:- Bertha Bass, Edward Lynn Blaine, Charles Wesley Blakeslee, George Copeland Boswell, Frank Russ Bouton, Walter Perley Buck, Clinton De Witt Burdick, Acton Theophilus Civill, Henry Fitch Clark, John Cheeseman Clark, Julius Carl Converse, Wilbur Fisk Dales, Michael Joseph Donahoe, Herbert Elmer Drake, Edgar Alfred Emens, William Barker Gwinnell, George Fletcher Illman, William Henry Lindemuth, Elmer Francis Marsh, Lillie Blanche Mathewson, John Calvin Packard, George Avery Rich, Charles Scott, Jr., Jeremiah Malachy Sheehan, Charles Henry Stackpole, Cyrus John Strong, Edward Cooke Strout, James Monroe Taber, Jr., George Phelps Wardell, Frank Edwin Williams, William Henry Woodbury, Jr., -of the class of '86; also on Stephen Spurgeon Abbott, of the class of '85; Elmer Truesdell Merrill, of the class of '81; Charles Edward Green, of the class of '79; and William Wallace Martin, of the class of '74.
THE DEGREE OF M. A., HONORIS CAUSA, was conferred on Rev. Orange Walter Scott.
THE DEGREE OF D. D. was conferred on:-Rev. Francis Durbin Blakeslee, of East Greenwich, R. I.; Rev. Ensign McChesney, of New York City; Rev. George Preston Mains, of Brooklyn, N. Y.; Rev. Watson Lyman Phillips, of Wilkesbarre, Pa.
THE DEGREE OF LL. D. was conferred on William Waugh Smith, President of Randolph Macon College.
OBITUARY RECORD). -Obituary notices of deceased graduates of the University are published annually. All persons who can supply information appropriate to the future editions of this Record, are urgently requested to communicate the same to Professor C. T. Winchester.
ALUMNI RECORD. --Through the liberality of Orange Judd, Esq., a Biographical Record of the Alumni of the University was published in 1869. A third edition of this Record, revised and corrected, was issued in June, 1883.
This edition contains not only the record of Alumni, revised and corrected to the date of publication, but also a list of all former students not graduates, with their residences, and such other information with reference to them as the most thorough search could obtain. It also includes a Bibliographical Record, showing all the more important literary and scientific work done by Alumni and members of the Faculty. Copies of this edition may be had on application to the Librarian, Mr. L. (). Kuhns. The price of the Record, when sent by mail, is two dollars and twenty-five cents.
Information in regard to changes of residence or address of Alumni, or to any other facts suitable for future editions of the Record, is earnestly solicited. All who can furnish such information are requested to communicate with the Librarian, Mr. L. O. Kuhns.