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expansion, international relations, and slavery. The course presupposes some general acquaintance with the subject, but is especially designed for teachers, for students of history who do not intend to specialize in the American field, and for those who wish a brief systematic view of the period. Lectures, readings, and written and oral reports. Open to all
attendants at the Summer Session. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 110 California Hall.
2. Constitutional History of the United States during the Civil War
and Reconstruction, 1861-1877. Professor MACDONALD. An advanced course, presupposing a good general knowledge of
the political events of the period, and designed especially for students of modern constitutional history and for those who intend to study law. Lectures, readings, and written and
oral reports. 1 unit. MW F, 11. 110 California Hall.
3. American History Seminar.
Professor MacDONALD. Consultation hours for the discussion of topics in United States
History, with special reference to the work of teachers of
4. The Conquest and Colonization of Spanish America.
Mr. WINSHIP. A general course open to all attendants at the Summer Session
and not requiring a knowledge of Spanish. Lectures, reports,
and examinations. 1 unit. MWF, 1. 110 California Hall.
5. The Conquest and Colonization of Spanish America.
Mr. WINSHIP. An advanced course dealing with the sources of Spanish Ameri
can History. Open only to students with a reading knowledge of Spanish. This course will be largely concerned with the bibliography of Spanish American History and will also deal with the Spanish manuscripts in the Bancroft Library. Credit at the discretion of the instructor, but not to exceed
two units, may be given. Tu Th, 1. Bancroft Library.
6. Geography and its Relation to History.
Mr. SMITH. A study of the geographical development of modern European
States, with occasional reference to the historical geography of North America. Lectures, reports, and prescribed reading.
Open to all attendants at the Summer Session. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 110 California Hall.
7. History of Spain.
Mr. SMITH. A brief survey of the development of Spain as a European
power. This class will be conducted as a seminar, and only students with a reading knowledge of Spanish will be admitted. Credit at the discretion of the instructor, but not
to exceed two units, may be given. MW, 2. History Seminary Room, University Library.
SIMON LITMAN, Dr. Jur. Pub., Instructor in Commercial Practice.
1. Modern Industries.
Dr. LITMAN. A study of some of the typical and leading industries of to-day
from the point of view of geographical distribution, interdependence, relation to national development, inventions, and
technical processes. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 107 California Hall.
2. Technique of Commerce.
Dr. LITMAN. An analysis of the ways and means of present-day commerce.
Methods employed in connection with the purchase, sale, storage, and transportation of commodities. Business forms and documents used. Mercantile credit and credit instruments. Organization in wholesale and in retail trade. 2
units. M Tu W Th F, 10. 107 California Hall.
WILLIAM JOHNSTON McCoy, Special Lecturer in Music.
1. History of Musical Instruments.
Mr. McCoy. A course on the history and development of the instruments in
use as the medium of musical expression, including the instruments of the modern orchestra, the pianoforte, the human voice, etc., illustrated by excerpts from the works of the great masters of various periods. The theory and application of overtones or harmonics, and a succinct course in practical
harmony and melody making. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 2. 1 Observatory,
PUBLIC SCHOOL MUSIC.
2. Elementary Course.
Mrs. SWEESY. The subjects to be considered include rhythm, undivided, equally
divided and unequally divided pulse, notation, oral dictation, melody drill, sight reading, ear training, two-part voice work, songs and their proper interpretation, melodic construction.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 3. 1 Observatory.
3. Supervisors' Course.
Mrs. SWEESY. This course is designed to prepare piano and voice teachers, as
well as musical school teachers, for Supervisors of Music in the public schools. The following subjects will be covered: rhythm, the fundamental principle of music, how developed in children; ear training; notation; child voice, its protection, its possibilities and limitations; rote songs, classification and interpretation of school songs, how to select and teach them; sight-singing, special drill in music reading; the art of conducting; chorus practice. A graded outline, for nine months' work, for each of the primary and grammar grades,
will be furnished all students. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 4. 1 Observatory.
JAMES TURNEY ALLEN, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Greek.
1. The Republic of Plato, Books I-IV.
Professor ALLEN. Practice in the rapid reading of Greek prose. This course is
designed especially for teachers of Greek, but may be taken
by others with the permission of the instructor. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 8. 8 North Hall.
2. Lectures on Greek and Roman Art.
Professor ALLEN. An introduction to the study of Greek and Roman architecture
and sculpture, including a brief survey of pre-Hellenic art in Greece and the Aegean. Lectures in the Museum of Greek and Roman Casts, with lantern slides as supplementary illustrative material. Open to all students in the Summer Session.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 10. Museum.
CLIFFORD HERSCHEL MOORE, Ph.D., Professor of Latin, Harvard Uni
1. Religion and Worship of the Greeks and Romans.
Professor MOORE. The instructor will lecture in general on the historical develop
ment of religion and worship among the two peoples of classical antiquity from the earliest times to the conflict between Paganism and Christianity, and, so far as time allows, will discuss in some detail selected topics within the general field, e.g., sacred precincts, temples, and temple property; sacrifice; sacred personnel; family cults; religious societies; festivals; Greek and Roman ethics in relation to religion;
humanitarianism; etc. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 2. 3 North Hall.
2. The Roman Historians to Tacitus.
Professor MOORE. The course will deal with the development of historical writing
among the Romans from the Annalists to Tacitus, with especial emphasis on Caesar, Sallust, and Livy. Considerable portions of text will be read rapidly, and the relation of the important writers to their sources and models, their purpose, form of presentation, style, etc., will be carefully studied. The work of the class room will include both lectures by the instructor and exercises by the members of the class. Each student should provide himself with Peter's Historicorum Romanorum Fragmenta (Leipzig, 1883, M. 4.50), and some
standard text of Caesar, Nepos, Sallust, and Livy. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 3. 3 North Hall. This course is important for teachers of history as well as for
ALBERT HENRY SMYTH, B.A., Professor of the English Language and
Literature, Central High School, Philadelphia.
A. COURSES IN COMPOSITION.
1. Principles of Expression.
Professor SMYTH. Practice, with appointments for individual criticism, in expres
sion and form. Lectures and discussion based upon selected
prose masterpieces. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 24 North Hall. 2. Principles of Exposition.
Dr. KURTZ and a Reader. Lectures, with discussion, upon the principles of expository com
position, with particular attention to the genetic definition of the principles. Analysis of prose specimens. Practice in writing, with regular appointments for individual criticism.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 25 North Hall.
Owing to the death of Professor Smyth, changes to be announced later will be made in the English courses.