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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, November 01, 1897, Image 6

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THE HOBART HERATD. HOBART COLLEGE. FO UN DED A. D. 1825. R E Q U I R E M E N T S F O R AD M ISSION . Applicants m ay be admitted as candidates for the Baccalaureate degree in any of the following courses: i. The Classical Course, o f four years, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, a, The Course in Tetters and Science, leading in three years to the degree of Bachelor of Tetters, or in four years to that of Bachelor of Science. 3 . The Course in Tetters with Tatin, leading in three years to the degree of Bachelor of Tetters. Applicants not candidates for a degree may be admitted as Special Students, without entrance examination, to such special courses as they can profitably pursue. The Requirements for Admission to the several courses are : I. T h e C lassical C ourse . 1. Greek. — Greek Grammar (Goodwin’s or Hadley’s), including Prosody.— Xeno­ phon: Anabasis, Books I - I V , or Goodwin’s Greek Reader, 120 pages. — Homer: Iliad, Books I-III (omitting the catalogue of ships).— Sixty lessons in W h ite’s First Tes- sons , or Allinson’s Greek Composition, Part I ; or the first twenty-five exercises o f Jones’s Greek Prose Composition.— Pennell’s Ancient Greece, or an equivalent. 2. Latin. — Tatin Grammar including Prosody.— Csesar: Gallic War, Books I - V ; or Sallust: Catiline and Jugurthine War.— \Vergil: ASneid, Books I - V I ; Eclogues; Georgies, Books I, II.— Cicero : seven Orations. —Arnold’s Prose Composition, Chapters I - X I I ; or Teighton’s Tatin Tessons, or equivalent.— Roman History, Ancient Geography, Antiquities (Pennell’s Ancient Rome, or an equivalent). English .— English Grammar (Whitney’s Essentials o f English Grammar; or M eiklejohn’s English Grammar). English Composition. Th e candidate w ill be re­ quired to write a short English composition— correct in spelling, punctuation, grammar, division b y paragraphs, and expression— upon one of several subjects announced at the tim e of examination. The subjects will be drawn from works specified in the Catalogue. Th e candidate will also be required to correct specimens o f bad English set for him at the time o f the examination. 4. Mathematics . — Arithmetic. — Algebra (Wells’s Academic Algebra or W ent­ worth’s School Algebra), through (Quadratic Equations.— Geometry (Wentworth or Wells). Books I-V I . 5. Geography and History .— Ancient Geography (Italy and Asia Minor).— M od­ em Geography (Europe and the United States.)— heading facts of Physical Geography.— History o f the United States. II. T h e C o u r s e in T e t t e r s a n d S c i e n c e ; . I. M o d em Tanguages: the reading of easy German and F rench at s ig h t 3 . English : same as for the Classical Course. 3. Mathematics : same as for the Classical Course. 4. Geography and H istory: same as for the Classical Course. IIL T h e C o u r s e i n T e t t e r s w i t h T a t i n . I, 2, 3, 4. Same as for the Course in Tetters and Science. 5. Tatin : same as for the Classical Course, omitting one book o f Cmsar’s Com ­ mentaries, the Eclogues and Georgies of Vergil, and one Oration o f Cicero. F o r C a t a l o g u e s OP t h e C o l l e g e and for further inform ation concerning the C o l­ lege, courses o f instruction, scholarships, etc.. address R E V . R O B E R T E T T I S JO N ES, A.B., P r e s i d e n t .

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