Lebanon Valley College
LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE
Published Monthly. Entered as second-class matter at Annville, Pa., under act of August 24. 1912
officers of Administration and
GEORGE DANIEL GOSSARD, B.D., D.D., LL.D., Litt.D., President
SAMUEL O. GRIMM, B.Pd., A.M Registrar
Hiram H. Shenk, A.M., LL.D. Paul A. W. Wallace, Ph.D.
Christian R. Gingrich, A.B., Milton L. Stokes, M.A., LL.B.
Paul S. Wagner, Ph.D.
Stella Johnson, Ph.D.
Andrew Bender, Ph.D. ^- ^- Stevenson, M.A. (Oxon),
Robert R. Butterwick, A.M.,
B.D., D.D. V. Earl Light, Ph.D.
O. Edgar Reynolds, Ph.D. Lena Louise Lietzau, Ph.D.
EXTENSION SCHOOL COMMITTEE
Paul S. Wagner, Chairman
Christian R. Gingrich
Paul A. W. Wallace
O. Edgar Reynolds
Stella M. Johnson
THE courses offered in extension are. for the most part, intended
primarily for those engaged in teaching. However, all other
qualified persons will be admitted to these classes. All courses
will be taught by members of the College Faculty, and will be of
college grade. The credits earned by High or Normal School grad-
uates in these courses will be counted by Lebanon Valley College
towards its Baccalaureate degrees. A certificate will be issued to
persons who are not graduates of a standard High School or its
equivalent, provided the w-ork is satisfactorily completed.
A fee of $1.00 will be charged for matriculation and registration.
The tuition charge for extension courses will be $7.00 for each
point, a point being a semester hour. For example, the charge for
matriculation and registration in courses leading to eight points
credit would be $57.00. This is approximately the regular fee for
tuition in the college. Fees for the first term are due and payable
on or before October 12 and for the second term on or before
February 8. Remittances should be made to Lebanon, Valley
College, and may be sent by mail to Agent of Finance Committee.
. CENTRAL BUILDING
Date of Organization, September 17, 1931, 7:30 P. M.
Course Time Professor
*French or German Monday 4:30-6:30 Dr. M. Stella Johnson
Bible Tuesday 7:00-9:00 Dr. R. R. Butterwick
American History Wednesday 7:00-9:00 Prof. H. H. Shenk
College Algebra Thursday 7:00-9:00 Dr. P. S. Wagner
History of Political Thursday 7:00-9:00 Prof. M. L. Stokes
LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL
Date of Organization, September 17, 1931, 7:00 P. M.
English Biographies fMonday 4:30-6:30 Dr. E. H. Stevenson
English fWednesday 4:30-6:30 Dr. P. A. W. Wallace
American Government tThursday 4:30-6:30 Prof. C. R. Gingrich
TREMONT HIGH SCHOOL
Date of Organization. September 15, 1931, 7:00 P. M.
German fTuesday 6:30-8:30 Dr. L. L. Lietzau
PORTER TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
Date of Organization, September 15, 1931, 7:00 P. M.
Technique of Teaching fTuesday 7:00-9:00 Dr. O. E. Reynolds
* Either French or German will be offered, depending on the
t Subsequent meeting date to be determined at initial meeting.
DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
E-44. The Religious History of the Jews During the Time of the
Kingdoms. Two hours. Throughout the year.
The purpose of this course is to furnish the student with a knowl-
edge of the reHgious growth and practices during the time of the
Kingdoms under the leadership of the prophets,
E-114. Technique of Teaching. Two hours. Throughout the year.
This course is intended especially for Elementary and Junior High
School teachers. The major emphasis will be given to the study of
special methods and devices in the principal elementary school sub-
jects. Some attention will be given, however, to a few of the more
general methods, such as supervised study, socialized recitations,
and the project method.
E-64. Shakespeare. Two hours. Throughout the year.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of
Venice, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, Macbeth, Twelfth Night,
Othello, King Lear. Antony and Cleopatra, The Tempest.
E-04. Elementary French. Two hours. Throughout the year.
This course is intended for those who begin French in college.
Its aim is to enable the student to write simple French sentences,
to carry on a conversation in easy French, and to read French of
E-04. Elementary German. Two hours. Throughout the year.
This course begins with the fundamentals of the language, and
includes a study of elementary grammar, simple translations and
E-14. First Year College German. Two hours. Throughout the year.
A continuation of the grammar studied in German 06. Prose com-
position. Reading of texts of average difficulty, with a view to
giving the student a good reading knowledge of German.
Baumbach, Waldnovellen, Der Schweigersohn; Seidal, Leberecht
Huhnchen; Reuter, Eines Toten Wiederkehr; Schiller, Das Lied von
E-134. English Biography. Two hours. Throughout the year.
A study of English History from the biographical approach.
E-44. Recent History of the United States. Two hours. Through-
out the year.
A brief summary of the period of reconstruction followed by a
more intense study of the economic and political forces in the country
from the beginning of the administration of Hayes to the present
time. Much attention will be given to our foreign relations growing
out of the Spanish-American War and the World War. Text:
Paxon — Recent History of the United States.
E-14. Advanced Algebra. Two hours. Throughout the year.
Covering ratio and proportion, variation, progressions, the bi-
nomial theorem, theorem of undetermined coefficients, logarithms,
permutations and combinations, theory of equations, partial frac-
E-14. American Government and Politics. Two hours. Through-
out the year.
A course designed to give the student a working knowledge of
the fundamental laws of Federal and State Government. Much
time is given to the study of leading cases.
E-44. The History of Political Science. Two hours. Throughout
A study of the history of Political Science from Plato to the pres-
ent day, dealing particularly with the political philosophy of Plato,
Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Burke, Hume, Bentham,
Montesquieu, Rousseau, Mill, Spencer, Maine and Bryce.
SPECIAL WORK AT THE COLLEGE
(Begins September 26, 8:00 A. M.)
108. Historical Geolog^y. Four hours. Throughout the year.
A general course in historical and structural geology giving atten-
tion to the processes and dynamic agencies by which the crust of the
earth has been formed and evolved into its present condition with
special attention to the fossil remains of plants and animals therein
48. Organic Chemistry. Four hours. Throughout the year. Two
hours lectures and recitations and six hours of laboratory work per
The course includes a study of the sources, classification and type
reactions of organic materials, of food-stuflfs and their relation to
nutrition, dyes, pharmaceuticals, explosives, coal tar intermediates,
manufacturing processes and recent developments in this field of
Chemistry. The course includes a carefully selected series of demon-
strations, the display of a large number of representative materials,
and the use of about one hundred charts and slides especially pre-
pared for this course.
The laboratory work consists of about sixty experiments covering
the preparation and study of a wide range of representative com-
pounds. Prerequisite, Chemistry 18.
124. Introduction to Teaching. Two hours. Throughout the year.
An introductory course for prospective teachers, intended also to
enable students to decide whether they have an interest in profes-
sional education, and to introduce the citizen to the problems of
one of the most important institutions in a democracy. It does
not necessarily presuppose an intention on the part of the student
to enter the teaching profession. A survey of the field based on
observation, assigned readings, and class discussions.
34. Analytic Geometry. Two hours. Throughout the year.
A study of the straight line, conic sections and the general second