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14. English.† The examination both in 14a and 14b will presuppose a thorough acquaintance with the works covered as regards organization and development of thought, style, metrical structure, place in literary history, life of the author, and relation to the age.
14a. (3 units.) (1) Tennyson's Idylls of the King (for careful study, the Passing of Arthur; for reading,i with occasional reports in class, two of the following: the Holy Grail, Lancelot and Elaine, Guinevere, Enid, Gareth and Lynette); (2) Lowell's The Vision of Sir Launfal, and the Commemoration Ode; (3) Macaulay's Chatham (second essay) or Frederick the Great or Clive or Warren Hastings (for reading);† (4) Henry Esmond, or Silas Marner and the Vicar of Wakefield; (5) Milton's L'Allegro, Il Penseroso and Comus; (6) Sir Roger de Coverley.
While the regular examination will be confined to these items, accredited schools may make such substitutions as the following: For (1), similar selections from the poetry of chivalry, or The Princess; for (4), one of the following: The Newcomes, Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Romola, Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, Our Mutual Friend, Oliver Twist, The Cloister and the Hearth; for (5), Comus, Paradise Lost, book I, or II, or V, or VI; for (6), an equivalent amount from Addison's Select Essays, the Essays of Elia, the Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, Stevenson's Virginibus Puerisque, or Burrough's Essays, or Warner's Black-log Studies, or Curtis' Prue and I.
Further modifications and options may be looked for in the near future.
146. (3 units.) (1) Arguments and Orations: Burke's Speech before the Electors at Bristol; Macaulay's First Speech on the Reform Bill; Webster's Reply to Hayne; (2) The Essay, literary or ethical; Carlyle's Essay on Burns, or Emerson’s Compensation and Self-reliance (for reading,f with occasional reports in class); (3) a general outline of English Literature, illustrated by the study, in chronological order, of Chaucer's Prologue to the Canterbury Tales; Shakespeare's Macbeth (reading and reports); Milton's Lycidas and Sonnets II, XVI, XIX, XXII; Gray's Elegy; Wordsworth's Tintern Abbey, Ode on the Intimations of Immortality and Ode to Duty; Keats' Eve of St. Agnes and the Nightingale; Shelley's The Cloud and the Skylark; Browning's A Transcript from Euripides (in Balaustion's Adventure), or shorter poems, Rabbi Ben Ezra, Andrea del Sarto, and others, five or six hundred lines in all; Arnold's Scholar-Gypsy (or The Forsaken Merman and Rugby Chapel); Tennyson's Oenone.
Schools on the accredited list may make such substitutions as the following: for (1), any three oratorical masterpieces of argument (includ
† See notes under English 1.
ing one of Burke's); for (2), literary, one of the following: Carlyle or Macaulay on Boswell's Life of Johnson, an equivalent in Boswell's Life, Macaulay's Addison (12) and Milton (42), an equivalent from Lowell's Literary Essays, such as his Chaucer, or from Arnold's, such as his Preface to the Poems of Wordsworth (12) and his Emerson (%2), Ruskin's Sesame, Harrison's Choice of Books; ethical: an equivalent from Bacon's Essays, or from the Proverbs, the Psalms, the Book of Job, or the writings attributed to St. John. It is also recommended that, so far as time may permit, standard English poems not included in this list, but illustrative of the history of literature, and the best short poems of our American authors be read in class, though not necessarily for purposes of minute study.
Further modifications and options may be looked for in the near future.
15a'. Elementary French. (3 units.) So much of subject 15a’ as may be done in accredited schools in one year at the rate of five periods per week. No regular examination will be given in this subject.
15a2. Elementary French. (6 units.) At the end of the elementary course the student should be able to pronounce French accurately; to read ordinary French prose; to understand, write and speak French in simple sentences based on some text or on the ordinary affairs of life.
The work should comprise: (1) Careful attention to pronunciation. (2) The essentials of the grammar, especially the regular and most common irregular verbs, the forms and positions of pronouns, the uses of the prepositions and conjunctions. (3) The reading of some 200 duodecimo pages of modern prose. (4) Writing based on the texts read, and on the affairs of every-day life.
15a'. Intermediate French. (3 units.) At the end of the intermediate course the student should be able to read French of moderate difficulty; to write ordinary French in the narrative form; to carry on a simple conversation in French.
The work should comprise: (1) A review of the essentials of the grammar, especially the use of the auxiliary and modal verbs; the meaning of the moods and tenses; a rather full knowledge of irregular verbs; the essentials of syntax, the use of the pronoun, the verb-forms required in dependent clauses, special attention being given to the use of the subjunctive. The putting of connected English prose into French is a valuable exercise in practical grammar. It is a means toward free writing. (2) The reading of from 300 to 500 pages, from at least four standard authors. Some of this should be done outside of the class, and written reports made upon it in French. (3) The writing of many letters and short themes and oral and written reproduction of French texts.
150*. Advanced French. (3 units.) At the end of the advanced course the student should be able to read more difficult French of a literary character of not earlier date than the seventeenth century; to write in French a short essay on some simple subject connected with the works read; to carry on a conversation in French.
The work should comprise from 400 to 600 pages of standard French; the writing of numerous short themes in French; explanation and discussion of the text in French. The course should be carried on entirely in French.
The reading of verse of suitable difficulty comes naturally into the work of all classes. Some comedy also should be read in each course.
156'. Elementary German. (3 units.) So much of subject 15bo as may be done in accredited schools in one year at the rate of five periods per week. No regular examination will be given in this subject.
156*. Elementary German. (6 units.) The ability to read at sight easy German prose, to translate correctly simple English sentences into German, and to understand and answer, in German, simple questions on passages in the reading; a knowledge of the elements of German grammar.
The reading in elementary German should amount to at least 150 pages of graded modern prose.
The requirement in grammar includes: the regular inflection of nouns, adjectives, articles, pronouns and weak verbs; the inflection of the more usual strong verbs; the more common prepositions; the ordinary uses of the modal auxiliaries; the elements of syntax, especially the rules concerning word-order and the use of the subjunctive.
155?. Intermediate German. (3 units.) The ability to read at sight ordinary German prose or poetry, to translate correctly into German a passage of easy English, and to carry on a simple conversation in German; a knowledge of the essentials of German grammar.
The reading in intermediate German should amount, in addition to that done in the elementary course (1562), to at least 350 pages of recent and classical prose and poetry.
The requirement in grammar includes the inflection of the less usual strong verbs, the rules concerning the use of articles, cases, auxiliaries of all kinds, tenses and moods, and the elements of word-formation.
156€. Advanced German. (3 units.) The ability to read at sight any not exceptionally difficult piece of German prose or poetry from the literature of the last one hundred and fifty years, to translate into German a passage of ordinary English prose, to answer in German questions relating to the lives and works of great writers studied, and to write, in German, a short, independent theme upon some assigned subject.
The reading in advanced German should amount to at least 600 pages of good modern (including eighteenth-century) literature.
15c'. Elementary Spanish. (3 units.) So much of subject 15cm as may be done in accredited schools in one year at the rate of five periods per week. No regular examination will be given in this subject.
15c“. Spanish. (6 units.) (1) An accurate knowledge of the essentials of the grammar, especially the verbs. (2) The ability to read ordinary Spanish prose, of which some 300 to 500 duodecimo pages should be read. (3) The ability to write ordinary Spanisb. (4) The ability to carry on a simple conversation based on a text or on the ordinary affairs of life. [For more detailed suggestions see elementary French, subject 15a2.]
150%. (3 units.) (1) Exercises in composition based on some standard work; thorough review of the essentials of grammar; the agreement, position and apocopation of adjectives; inflection and position of pronouns; formation of augmentatives and diminutives; prepositions, and the Spanish verb-its conjugation, irregularities, modes and tenses. (2) The reading and translation into idiomatic English of from 350 to 500 pages from three or more standard Spanish authors. Some of this reading may be done outside the class under the supervision of the instructor.
At the end of the intermediate course the student should be able to translate at sight ordinary Spanish; to write in Spanish on easy themes, showing his ability to construct simple sentences, and to carry on a conversation in Spanish.
150*. (3 units.) At the end of the advanced course the student should be able to read with ease any modern Spanish novel or play; to write or speak readily of what he has read (or on any other subject of moderate difficulty); and to carry on a conversation in Spanish with a fair degree of fluency.
The work should comprise: (1) The reading of no less than 600 pages from standard Spanish authors, including one play in verse. (2) Contin uation of grammar drill based on the text read. (3) The writing of letters and synopses of books read in or outside of the class. Recitations should be conducted mainly in Spanish.
16. Free-hand Drawing. (3 units.) Representing not less than two years' work of not less than four hours a week. The study of light and shade and perspective, by drawing and shading with lead pencil, from geometrical models (such as the cube, sphere, cylinder, etc., singly and in groups) and from simple objects related to these in form.
17. Geometrical Drawing. (3 units.) This requirement represents one daily exercise during one school year, following the course in Free-hand Drawing. It calls for continuous training in the use of drawing instruments, in the solution, by graphic methods, of such geometric problems as shall emphasize the necessity of accuracy and neatness. The course should be a general one, affording preparation for technical drawing as taught in the colleges of engineering, as well as for the purposes of business life.
18. Industrial Arts. The basis of these requirements is instruction in a regularly organized school of secondary or higher grade, the work of one school year, ten periods a week, being valued at 3 units. What is desired is an intelligent use of the tools, materials and processes pertaining to one or more of the important mechanical, industrial or domestic arts, together with a substantial knowledge of underlying principles. 18a. Mechanical Arts. (From 112 to 9 units.)
Woodwork, forgework, molding, machine shop practice, plumbing, electrical work, or any other toolwork that may assume in educational institutions an importance justifying recognition by the University. Not more than 3 units will be allowed for any one line of toolwork, nor will credit be given for any line that has not been pursued for a sufficient length of time to represent 142 units. 186. Applied Art. (From 14 to 3 units.)
Clay modeling, wood carving, art metal work, etc., with power of designing the article to be produced. 18c. Clothing. (From 3 to 6 units.)
Sewing and dressmaking, with design and the study of materials, combined with problems of purchasing. 18d. Food Preparation. (From 3 to 6 units.)
Cooking, with emphasis on the fundamental principles of physics and chemistry which underlie the work. Elementary dietetics and nutrition, with problems of purchasing. 18e. Shelter. (112 units.)
Housing, separate and collective, with elementary problems of equipment, management and purchasing. 194. Agriculture. (3 units.) First-year subject.
Agriculture—its importance, dependence of other industries upon it. Dependence of agriculture upon the various sciences. The requirement represents the equivalent of five exercises a week for one year.
The work of this course should be based on plant study, since plant production is the basis of agriculture. It should include instruction in the elementary and fundamental principles of biology, including physiology and bacteriology, chemistry, physics and physical geography, these