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Oglethorpe makes no distinction in its admissions 
policies or procedures on grounds of age, sex, religion, 
race, color, national origin, or physical handicap. 

VISITORS 

We welcome visitors to the campus throughout the 
year. Those without appointments will find an adminis- 
trative office open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on week- 
days. In addition, appointments are available on Satur- 
day. 

To be sure of seeing a particular officer, visitors are 
urged to make an appointment in advance. All of the 
offices of the University can be reached by calling At- 
lanta (Area Code 404), 261-1441, or (404) 233-6864 
(Admissions Office). 

ACCREDITATION 

Oglethorpe is a fully accredited, four-year university 
of arts and sciences under the standards of the South- 
ern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also fully 
approved for teacher education by the Georgia State 
Department of Education. Oglethorpe is a member of 
the Association of American Colleges, the American 
Council on Education, and the American Association of 
Colleges for Teacher Education. 



OGLETHORPE 
UNIVERSITY 



BULLETIN 

1979-1980 




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OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

Atlanta, Georgia 30319 



Table Of Contents 

University Calendar 5 

Purpose 6 

Education in the English Tradition 8 

History 10 

Buildings and Grounds 13 

Admission 17 

Application for Admission 17 

Credit by Examination 17 

Transfer Students 18 

Special and Transient Students 19 

Non-traditional Students 19 

International Students 20 

Application Procedure 21 

Financial Assistance 22 

Academic Eligibility 24 

Procedure 25 

Special Awards 26 

Finances 30 

Fees and Costs 30 

Refunds 33 

Student Life 35 

Academic Regulations 43 

General Information 47 

The Curriculum 48 

Division I Humanities 54 

Division II Social Studies 62 

Division III Science 66 

Division IV Education 72 

Division V Business Administration 83 

Division VI Graduate Studies in Elementary Education 90 

The Administration 99 

Board of Trustees 101 

Board of Visitors 1 04 

The Faculty 1 06 



August 15 
September 3 
September 4 
September 5 
September 6 
September 14 
November 22-23 
December 17-21 



University Calendar 

Fall Term, 1979 

Fee Payment Deadline, Fall Term 

Residence Halls Open, 8:00 A.M. 

Orientation and Testing 

Registration 

Classes Begin 

Last Day to Add a Class 

Thanksgiving Holidays 

Final Examinations, Fall Term 



Spring Term, 1980 

December 31, 1979 Fee Payment Deadline, Spring Term 

January 20 Residence Halls Open, 8:00 A.M. 

January 21 Registration 

January 22 Classes Begin 

January 30 Last Day to Add a Class 

February 5 Last Day for May Graduates to File for Degree 

February 12 Oglethorpe Day Convocation 

March 14 Spring Vacation Begins, 4:00 P.M. 

March 31 Classes Resume, 8:00 A.M. 

May 12-16 Final Examinations 

May 18 Commencement 



First Summer Session, 1980 



June 9 


Registration 


June 10 


Classes Begin 


July 4 


Independence Day 


July 11 


Term Ends 



Second Summer Session, 1980 



July 14 


Registration 


July 15 


Classes Begin 


Aug. 15 


Term Ends 



6 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 



Purpose 



Over a quarter of a century ago, Philip Weltner, then president of 
Oglethorpe University, wrote an introduction to the catalog in which he 
expressed his ideas about the aims and purposes of an educated man, and 
the aims and purposes of the college. 

The Oglethorpe idea is to forge the strongest possible link between the 
"academic" and "practical," between "human understanding" and "know- 
how," between "culture" and "proficiency," between past and present. We 
are persuaded that there is ultimately no contradiction between the con- 
cepts represented in each of these usually divorced pairs. 

There can be no basic disagreement among educators and laymen about 
the common elements of the student's real needs and interests. He is to 
learn as much as possible about the principles, forces, and laws influencing 
or governing Nature, including human nature and human associations; to 
learn to take account of these not only for their own sake but for growth, 
guidance and direction for himself and others; to express his deepest 
individuality in the work or calling most appropriate to his talents; and to 
discover his proper place, role, and function in the complex relationships of 
modern living. 

Living should not be an escape from work. Education should therefore 
encompass the twin aims of making a life and making a living. But inesca- 
pably he is part and parcel of society. He fulfills himself by the measure in 
which he contributes to the happiness and progress of his fellows. Educa- 
tion, as an institution of society, has a social obligation. It cannot neglect 
either the individual or the community without damage to both. The social 
order at its best is best for the individual; the individual at his best is best for 
society. The business of education is to strive for this optimum. 

What difference should an education make? There are people, deficient 
in formal schooling, who are happy and useful. They understand and get 
along well with their neighbors. They are an influence for good in their 
community and earn a living by honest effort. Any truly educated man 
displays the same traits. The difference is in degree rather than kind. 

Whereas it is usual for people to understand their fellows, how much 
wider should be the sympathies of the educated man! His contacts go 
beyond the living and embrace the seers of all the ages, who as his 
companions should inform his mind and enlarge his vision. 

Never before have people been so alive to the necessity of mastering 
rather than being mastered by the economic and scientific forces at work in 
our world. Creative brains and individual initiative, tempered by a strong 
sense of social responsibility, are the only sources of payrolls compatible 
with a free society, an improving living standard, and a better way of life. 
Where else can we look for this creative urge other than to adequate 
education of qualified talent! 



PURPOSE / 7 



We make no claim that formal education inevitably bestows these bene- 
fits. We insist that it can. If that be true, how may the mark be reached? We 
shall always have to remind ourselves as teachers that education is a 
difficult art. The pitfalls we would shun are hard to escape. Of all people, the 
teacher must remain the most teachable. The quest for wisdom is never- 
ending. We, too, must continually grow in order to stimulate growth in those 
who come to us to learn. We shall also have to remind ourselves that 
subjects are merely the means; the objects of instruction are the persons 
taught. We must be forever mindful that education, in order to be true to 
itself, must be a progressive experience for the learner, in which interest 
gives rise to inquiry, inquiry is pursued to mastery, and mastery at one point 
occasions new interests in others. The cycle is never closed, but is a spiral 
which always returns upon itself at some higher level of insight. Growth in 
everything which is human must remain the dominant objective for the 
individual and for society. 

We therefore stand for a program of studies which makes sense from first 
to last, which hangs together, and which promotes this desired result. Not 
only in professional training but also in the education of the human per- 
sonality, the materials of instruction must have a beginning, point in a 
definite direction, and prepare for all that ensues. We necessarily make 
provision for and give scope to diversified talents in preparation for varied 
careers. But this much we all have in common: each man has to live with 
himself and all have to live with their fellows. Living in community, with 
human understanding, involves arts in which we are all equally concerned. 

Throughout the essay there is the pervasive theme that the educated 
person takes his education out with him, and involves his knowledge and 
understanding in his contacts with others, in his private life, in his social life, 
and in his career. A good education is one that pervades a life in all its 
facets, and is not just, like fancy china, "good for Sundays only." 

The post- World War II world has speeded up and changed some of its 
values, but the Oglethorpe idea has not changed. We still feel that the aim of 
a good education is, as Dr. Weltner put it, to enable our students to live "in 
community, with human understanding." Our own community is a small 
one, but small for more than just the pleasures that can ensue when 
everybody knows everybody else. Our smallness enables us to work to- 
gether as a unit, to achieve a unity of goals, and to grow together in our 
pursuit of them. At Oglethorpe one's major or one's career goal is of less 
importance than one's membership in an academic community dedicated 
to the intelligent pursuit of the means to a better world. Our basic core of 
required courses does more than give the student a general overview of the 
world in which he lives; it gives him a common background with his fellows, 
both in the student body and the faculty, out of which, like a fertile soil, the 
Oglethorpe community, ever changing, ever improving, can grow and pros- 
per. 



8 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

Education in the English tradition 

American higher education, as we know it today, has been influenced 
primarily by three ideas of what a college or university ought to be. The first 
is the model of the English college, particularly in the form developed at 
Oxford and Cambridge in the 18th and 19th centuries. Most of the older 
institutions in the United States were patterned on the English colleges of 
that period. Many thoughtful observers have concluded that this is the finest 
type of collegiate education produced by Western civilization. 

The second idea is that of the German university, especially of the 19th 
century. This model, which has had enormous influence on American 
universities, stresses professional education (as in medicine and law), 
graduate study leading to the Ph.D. degree, and specialized research. The 
German university idea was imported into the United States by Johns 
Hopkins and other institutions in the last century and has left its mark on 
every college and university in this country. 

The third idea or model is that of the land-grant college, a uniquely 
American institution created by the Morrill Act, passed by Congress in 1 862. 
This model emphasizes large-scale technical education and service to 
agriculture and industry. It has contributed especially to education in such 
fields as engineering and agriculture and has been the basis on which many 
of the state universities have been built. 

Oglethorpe University stands firmly in the tradition of the English college. 
Established in 1835 and named after General James Edward Oglethorpe, 
the founder of Georgia, the University was patterned on Corpus Christi 
College, Oxford, General Oglethorpe's alma mater. It would be overstating 
the matter to say that Oglethorpe University has been untouched by the 
other two conceptions of higher education, but it has certainly been shaped 
principally by the English tradition of collegiate education. 

What are the distinctive features of that tradition? Hundreds of books 
have been written on the subject, perhaps the most influential of which is 
John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University, one of the great educa- 
tional classics. I shall mention only five characteristics that have made this 
kind of college widely admired: 

1 . The colleges in the English tradition emphasize broad education for 
intelligent leadership. They believe that this is a more useful undergraduate 
education for the able young person than technical training for a specific job. 

2. Colleges such as Oglethorpe stress the basic academic competen- 
cies — reading, writing, speaking, and reasoning — and the fundamental 
fields of knowledge — the arts and sciences. Many high schools and 
colleges neglect these disciplines today, but they continue to be the essen- 
tial tools of the educated person. 



EDUCATION IN THE ENGLISH TRADITION / 9 



3. Close relationships between teacher and student are indispensable to 
this type of education. A teacher is much more than a conveyor of informa- 
tion (the invention of the printing press made that notion of education 
obsolete). Rather, the most important function of the teacher is to stimulate 
intellectual activity in the student and to promote his development as a 
mature person. Factory-like instruction, conducted in huge classes, is the 
very antithesis of the English tradition. 

4. A collegiate education is far more than simply "taking" courses. It is a 
process of development in which campus leadership opportunities, resi- 
dential life, athletics, formal and informal social functions, aesthetic experi- 
ences, and contact which students from other cultures, in addition to class- 
room exercises, all have their proper place. Versatility and ability to lead are 
important goals of undergraduate education. 

5. No claim is made that this is the appropriate education for everyone. 
Many young people are better fitted for technical or vocational schools. 
Others have little aptitude for leadership and no interest in ideas or theoreti- 
cal questions. At Oglethorpe our expehence has been that, in general, an 
applicant should rank in the top third of college-bound students if he is to 
succeed in a strong college of arts and sciences. 

As we approach our 1 43rd year, we are proud of our English heritage and 
are convinced that his is the kind of education most needed in the world 
today. 

(This statement was prepared by Manning M. Pattillo, Jr., President, for the 
1977 Annual Report) 



10 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 



History 



One of the South's oldest and finest educational institutions, Oglethorpe 
University, was chartered on December 21 , 1 835, as a result of the efforts of 
a group of Georgia Presbyterians seeking to establish a college for training 
young men for the ministry. The founders named the new college after 
General James Edward Oglethorpe, the distinguished leader of Georgia in 
its earliest days. 

The University began actual operation on January 1 , 1838, at Midway, a 
small village near Milledgeville, then the state capitol, with one hundred and 
twenty-five students and a faculty of six. 

For nearly three decades after its founding, Oglethorpe University grew 
steadily in stature and influence. Its president during most of the that time, 
Samuel K. Talmage, provided gifted leadership and gathered about him a 
faculty of unusual ability, at least two of whom would achieve real distinc- 
tion: James Woodrow, an uncle of Woodrow Wilson and the first teacher in 
Georgia to hold the Ph.D. degree, and Joseph LeConte, destined to acquire 
world fame for his work in the field of geology. 

Oglethorpe produced a steady stream of graduates during the early years 
the most famous being the poet Sidney Lanier. A member of the class of 
1860, Lanier is reported to have remarked that the greatest intellectual 
impulse of his life came to him during his college days at Oglethorpe. 

By the close of the 1850's, the institution had reached a new plateau of 
financial solidarity and academic soundness, but its life and service were 
suddenly cut short in the 1860's as Oglethorpe became a casualty of war. 
Her students marched away to become Confederate soldiers; her endow- 
ment at length was lost in Confederate bonds; her buildings were converted 
to barracks and a hospital. Toward the end of the war General William T. 
Sherman's army, during its destructive march to the sea, visited the Univer- 
sity but left the property intact. 

In 1 866 an effort was made to revive Oglethorpe, first at Midway and then 
by relocation in Atlanta. However, the ravages of war, together with the 
disruptions of Reconstruction, presented obstacles too great to overcome, 
and in 1872 Oglethorpe closed its doors again. 

The next chapter of Oglethorpe's history begins with the vision of Dr. 
Thornwell Jacobs, who arrived in Atlanta in 1909 to serve as executive 
secretary in a campaign to raise funds for Agnes Scott College. By 1 91 2, his 
thinking had crystalized into a determination to re-establish Oglethorpe. Dr. 
Jacobs enlisted the support of Presbyterian churches throughout the South 
and East and from various individuals and groups in Atlanta. His vision 
materialized in 1915 with the laying of the cornerstone of the first building 



HISTORY ; 1 1 



(later named Phoebe Hearst Hall) on the present campus. Oglethorpe 
alumni from the classes of 1860 and 1861 were present for the historic 
ceremony, thus symbolically linking the old Oglethorpe with the new. 

Dr. Jacobs subsequently was named President, serving in that capacity 
until 1944. During that time the University grew in size and reputation. 
Throughout the 1920's the institution received substantial contributions 
from individuals such as J.T. Lupton, Mrs. Robert J. Lowry, and William 
Randolph Hearst, Sr. With these and other contributions several buildings 
were constructed, including Lupton Hall, site of the present administration 
building; Lowry Hall, the University's library; and Hearst Hall, which now 
serves as a classroom facility. 

Oglethorpe, under the leadership of Dr. Jacobs, was soon to be recog- 
nized as one of the South's most innovative educational institutions. In 
1 931 , WJTL, one of the first campus radio stations in the United States, was 
established at Oglethorpe. A few years later, Dr. Jacobs began his work on 
"The Crypt of Civilization," located in a vault in Phoebe Hearst Hall. This is a 
collection of 800 books and other objects representative of 20th Century 
America, which is to remain sealed until the year 8113, when it will be 
opened for the benefit of historians. The project was reported nationally and 
internationally and was supported from its inception by the Scientific Ameri- 
can. General David Sarnoff, founder and Chairman of the Board of the 
Radio Corporation of America (R.C.A.) spoke at the ceremony at which the 
Crypt was closed in 1940. 

Several other interesting projects began during the Jacobs administra- 
tion, including an unsuccessful attempt to relocate the remains of General 
James Oglethorpe from England to the Oglethorpe campus. In the late 
1 930's, the "Exceptional Education Experiment" was instituted with the aim 
of adding depth and meaning to the educational process for a group of 
carefully selected students. 

A new chapter opened in the history of Oglethorpe in 1 944 when Dr. Philip 
Weltner assumed the presidency and, with a group of faculty associates, 
including Dr. Gerhart Niemeyer, Dr. George Seward, and Professor Wen- 
dell Brown, initiated a new and exciting approach to undergraduate educa- 
tion called the "Oglethorpe Idea." This concept was based on the conviction 
that education should encompass the twin aims of making a life and making 
a living, and toward these ends a program of studies should be developed. 
The essential curricular principles adopted at that time have continued to 
provide the framework of an Oglethorpe education for the past thrity years. 

The University continued to make steady progress during the presiden- 
cies of J. Whitney Bunting, Donald Wilson, Donald C. Agnew, and Paul R. 
Beall. Throughout his period strong teachers were appointed, the academic 
program was further developed, and there was a gradual expansion of the 



12 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

size of the student body. Special mention should also be made of George 
Seward, who contributed importantly to the educational development of the 
University, as a long-time dean and an acting president. 

The presidency changed hands once again in 1967 when Dr. Paul 
Kenneth Vonk assumed office. Keeping pace with the growing demands of 
increased enrollment, Dr. Vonk initiated a program of physical expansion 
unparalleled in the University's long history. During his administration the 
following buildings were completed: five men's dormitories — Jacobs, 
Weltner, Alumni, Oglethorpe, and Trustees; a beautiful university center; a 
women's dormitory, Traer Hall; and a science center, Gosiin Hall. In addi- 
tion, all of the older buildings were extensively remodeled, giving 
Oglethorpe an attractive campus and an excellent physical plant. 

Manning M. Pattillo, Jr. was inaugurated in 1975 as Oglethorpe's twelfth 
president. During his administration special emphasis has been placed on 
liberal education as a rigorous intellectual experience and as preparation 
for leadership. The expansion of Oglethorpe's program of continuing edu- 
cation, the attraction of students from abroad, and the acceleration of finan- 
cial development are other areas that have received particular attention. 

Oglethorpe University has had a long and exciting history and has pro- 
duced more than its share of distinguished graduates in business, public 
affairs, education, medicine, religion, law, and other fields. It looks forward 
to an increasingly important role as one of the better private colleges in its 
region. 

The complete history of Oglethorpe University cannot be told for it is as 
varied as each of her students. The future depends on her students today, 
as it has for generations. She will develop as her students develop; she will 
grow and prosper only if they are sufficiently prepared to meet the challenge 
of the future. 



BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS/ 13 

Buildings And Grounds 

LOWRY HALL— LIBRARY 

Lowry Hall provides a functional and attractive library for the University. 
One of its outstanding features is the variety of study areas, which are 
comfortably furnished in a pleasant, quiet atmosphere. It has a large 
reading-reference room on the first floor, and also an outdoor reading patio 
on the same level at the north end of the building. Individual student 
conference rooms are available, as well as individual carrels in the book 
stack areas. The Library of Congress classification system is used in an 
open stack arrangement, allowing free access to users on all four floors. 
Provisions are made for a variety of microform materials. 

The collection of over 160,000 items includes books, periodicals, micro- 
forms, and audiovisual materials. More than 300 periodical subscriptions 
provide a diversified range of current information. The R.L. Dempsey Spe- 
cial Collections room includes materials on James Edward Oglethorpe and 
Georgia, Sidney Lanier (an Oglethorpe alumnus), and other collections of 
autographed books and unique volumes. The library has the only known 
contemporary oil portrait of General Oglethorpe in existence. 

The Sears Collection of Children's Literature contains over 2,000 vol- 
umes of children's books, which help support the graduate program of 
elementary education. The library also subscribes to the ERIC (Educational 
Resources Information Center) microfiche publications. The Japanese Col- 
lection consists of books in the English language and other materials on 
Japanese history and culture. 

A browsing area contains a special collection of current books which have 
general appeal. It also provides access to all new acquisitions before they 
are dispersed into the classified subject sections. 

The Oglethorpe Art Gallery, which has several exhibits each year that are 
open to the public, is located in the library. 

The library is open seven days a week during the two regular semesters 
of the academic year. On five days it is open both day and evening. 

THE UNIVERSITY CENTER 

The University Center is the hub of campus life. It houses the student 
lounges, television room, recreational facilities, snackbar, post office, book 
store, student activity offices, conference rooms, cafeteria and dining room, 
and offices of the Director of Student Development. 



14 / OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 



LUPTON HALL 



Lupton Hall, built in 1920 and named in honor of John Thomas Lupton, 
was one of the three original buildings on the present Oglethorpe University 
campus. It was renovated in 1973, and contains all administrative offices 
and an auditorium with seating for three hundred and fifty persons. The 
University Business Office is located on the lower level of Lupton Hall; the 
office of the Dean, the Registrar, and the Admissions Office are on the first 
floor; the Office of the President, Dean of Administration, Dean of Students, 
Office of Counseling Services and Career Development, Office of Develop- 
ment, Alumni Office, and Financial Aid Office are on the second floor. The 
third floor is the site of the E.L.S. Language Center, which was opened in 
September, 1 975. Classrooms, offices, and a lounge occupy the third floor 
area. The language laboratory and the reading laboratory are located on the 
second floor. 

The original cast bell carillon in the Lupton tower has been re-fitted and 
re-hung. It now has forty-two bells which chime the quarter hours and a daily 
afternoon concert. 

PHOEBE HEARST HALL 

Phoebe Hearst Hall was built in 1 91 5 and is in the neo-Gothic architecture 
that dominates the Oglethorpe Campus. The building is named in honor of 
Phoebe Apperson Hearst, the mother of William Randolph Hearst, Sr. 

It was renovated in the fall of 1972 for a classroom and faculty office 
building. Most classes with the exception of science and mathematics are 
held in this building which is located directly across from Lupton Hall. 
Additional renovation for a student-faculty lounge and an expanded com- 
puter center was completed in 1977. 

The dominant feature of the building is the beautiful Great Hall, the site of 
many traditional and historic events at Oglethorpe. Also located in the 
ground floor of the building is the much-publicized Crypt of Civilization. This 
time capsule was sealed on May 28, 1940, with many components of 
American culture sealed within. It is not to be opened until May 28, 81 13. 

GOSLIN HALL 

This science center was completed during the fall of 1 971 and houses the 
science and psychology departments. Laboratories for biology, chemistry 
and physics, and modern lecture halls, are located in the building. Goslin 
Hall was named in honor of Dr. Roy N. Goslin, Professor of Physics and 
senior member of the Oglethorpe faculty, for his many years of dedicated 
work for the college and for the nation. 



BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS / 15 

TRAER HALL 

Built in 1 969, Traer Hall is a three story women's residence which houses 
168 students. Construction of the building was made possible through the 
generosity of the late Wayne S. Traer, Oglethorpe University alumnus of the 
Class of 1928. These accommodations provide for semi-private rooms. All 
rooms open onto a central plaza courtyard. As all buildings on the 
Oglethorpe campus, Traer Hall is completely air-conditioned. 

GOODMAN HALL 

Goodman Hall was built in 1956 and renovated in 1970, when it was 
transformed from a men's into a women's residence hall. The building 
contains twenty-seven rooms and is used to house some Junior and Senior 
women students. Private rooms are available. Located adjacent to Good- 
man Hall are three newly resurfaced tennis courts (1977). 

MEN'S RESIDENCE HALL COMPLEX 

Five men's residence halls are situated around the upper quadrangle. 
Two of the buildings were named for former Oglethorpe presidents, Dr. 
Philip Weltner and Dr. Thornwell Jacobs. Constructed in 1 968, these build- 
ings were refurbished and carpeted in 1977. The three story structures 
house all male resident students. 

FAITH HALL 

The Student Health Center is housed on the upper level of Faith Hall, 
together with art studios and lecture rooms. The lower level of Faith Hall 
houses the maintenance facility. The building was renovated in 1972 to 
include overnight facilities for students in the health center. 

R.E. DOROUGH FIELD HOUSE 

The Dorough Field House is the site of intercollegiate basketball, intra- 
mural and recreational sports, and large campus gatherings such as con- 
certs and commencement exercises. Built in 1960, this structure is sched- 
uled for major renovation in 1978. The building is named for the late R.E. 
(Red) Dorough, a former Trustee of the University. 



16 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 



ATHLETIC FACILITIES 

The most recent additions to the campus are a six-lane, all-weather, 
reslite track which was dedicated in May, 1975, and a new intramural field 
which was opened in 1976. These improvements provide modern facilities 
for the soccer and track teams. The intramural football and Softball teams 
use these new facilities as well. 



ADMISSIONS/ 17 

Admissions 

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION 

Throughout its history, Oglethorpe has welcomed students from all sec- 
tions of this country, as well as from abroad, as candidates for degrees. It is 
the policy of the Admissions Committee to select for admission to the 
University those applicants who present the strongest evidence of purpose, 
maturity, scholastic ability, and potential for the caliber of college work 
expected at Oglethorpe. In making its judgments, the Committee considers 
the nature of the students' high school program, their grades, the recom- 
mendations of their counselors and teachers, and their scores on aptitude 
tests. In recent years, the Admissions Committee has become increasingly 
selective in reviewing the credentials of the candidates. Admission is of- 
fered to approximately 66 per cent of the applicants. 

The candidates for admission as freshmen must present a satisfactory 
high school program. In addition, the student must submit satisfactory 
scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of the College Entrance 
Examination Board, or American College Testing Program Assessment 
(ACT). 

It is to the applicant's advantage to take the American College Test or 
Scholastic Aptitude Test as early as possible during the senior year in high 
school. Details concerning the program can be obtained from high school 
counselors, or by writing the American College Testing Program, P.O. Box 
451, Iowa City, Iowa 52240, or College Entrance Examination Board, Box 
592, Princeton, N.J. 08540. 

The Oglethorpe application form contains a list of the materials which 
must be submitted by the applicant. No application can be considered and 
acted upon until the items indicated have been received. Applications will 
be considered in order of completion, and the applicant will be notified of the 
decision of the Committee on Admissions as soon as action has been 
taken. 

Though the exact date will vary from semester to semester, generally the 
deadline by which admissions will be closed will be announced by the 
University. 

CREDIT BY EXAMINATION 

There are two testing programs through which students may earn credit 
or exemption for required or elective courses. These two programs are 
described below. Any student who has questions about these examinations 
should consult the Registrar. Up to sixty semester hours of credit will be 
accepted through these programs. 



18 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

COLLEGE LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM — CLEP 

Within this testing program are two categories. The General Exarriina- 
tions cover the areas of English Composition, Humanities, Mathematics, 
Natural Science, and Social Science — History. A maximum of thirty se- 
mester hours may be earned with acceptable scores in the General Exami- 
nations. Minimum acceptable scores are 500 for each general area and 50 
in each sub-total category. The Subject Examinations are designed to 
measure knowledge in particular courses. A minimum acceptable score of 
50 in a subject examination is required for credit. 

ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM 

The University invites and urges those students who have taken the 
advanced placement examinations of the College Entrance Examination 
Board to submit their scores for possible consideration toward college 
credit. The general policy of Oglethorpe toward such scores is the following: 
academic credit will be given in the appropriate area to students presenting 
advanced placement grades of 4 or 5; exemption but not credit will be given 
in the appropriate area from basic courses for students presenting a grade 
of 3; neither credit nor exemption will be given for a grade of 2; maximum 
credit to be allowed to any student for advanced placement tests will be 
thirty semester hours. 

TRANSFER STUDENTS 

Applicants for transfer from other recognized institutions of higher learn- 
ing are welcome at Oglethorpe, provided they are in good standing at the 
institution last attended. They are expected to follow regular admissions 
procedures and will be notified of the decision of the Admissions Committee 
in the regular way. 

Oglethorpe University will accept as transfer credit courses comparable 
to university courses which are applicable to a liberal arts or a science 
degree. A two year residence requirement is in effect, but may be reduced 
to one year by joint decision of the dean and the chairman of the division in 
which the student will major. Therefore, two years of transfer work is the 
maximum given without such decision, but up to three years of transfer work 
may be granted with such decision. Acceptable work must be shown on an 
official transcript and must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. 

Transfer students who have earned the Associate of Arts degree at an 
accredited junior college will be awarded two years of credit. The remaining 
two years of academic credit will be determined by the Dean of the College 
in consultation with the Registrar, the appropriate department chairman, 



ADMISSIONS/ 19 



and the student. Junior college graduates with strong academic records are 
encouraged to apply for admission. All financial aid awards and scholar- 
ships are open to transfer students as well as new freshmen. 

Oglethorpe University will accept as many as thirty hours of United States 
Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) credit. Students with at least six months 
active military experience may be granted three hours credit for that experi- 
ence. Students who serve for two years or more, may receive six hours 
credit. 

SPECIAL AND TRANSIENT STUDENTS 

In addition to regular students, a limited number of special and transient 
students will be accepted. 

Special students are defined by the University as those not working 
toward an Oglethorpe degree; they are limited to a maximum of five semes- 
ter courses, after which they must apply to the admissions office for a 
change of status to that of regular student or be requested to withdraw from 
the University. 

Transient students may take a maximum of two semesters of work, 
provided that they secure permission from the dean of their original institu- 
tion certifying that the institution will accept for transfer credit the academic 
work done by the student at Oglethorpe. This permission is the responsibil- 
ity of the transient student. 

NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS 

Admission to Oglethorpe is not restricted to recent high school graduates 
and transfer students. The University attempts to fulfill its responsibility to 
the entire community by offering admission to non-traditional students. 
Students with a high school diploma, or its equivalent, who have not been 
enrolled during the last five years are exempt from taking the traditional 
entrance examinations. Also, those persons who have never completed 
their undergraduate degrees and wish to resume their study after an ex- 
tended absence are encouraged to apply. 

Admission is offered in the fall, spring, and summer terms. Interviews are 
required to determine the special needs of these students. Personal coun- 
seling is available to avoid unnecessary difficulties and to promote the 
development of the students. These students have individual plans accord- 
ing to their special needs and interests. 

Two special programs are offered for adults who desire to reenter the 
academic environment. One is a Study Skills Workshop which includes the 
following topics: motivation for study, concentration and memory, time 
management, reading improvement, note-taking, and test-taking. The 



20 / OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

Other program is a seminar that covers topics like financial planning, per- 
sonal readjustment, child care, values clarification, goal setting, and per- 
sonal affirmation. 

The University is able to offer admission to non-traditional students by 
recognizing their strengths in enthusiasm, motivation, and maturity. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 

Admission to Oglethorpe is open to qualified students from all nations. 
Students who are able to provide evidence of suitable academic back- 
ground, adequate financial resources, and seriousness of purpose are 
eligible to apply. 

Many international students are accepted with the condition that upon 
arrival they will be given an examination in English. Students must gain the 
recommendation of the language center director through such examination 
before enrolling in regular courses. Students who do not receive a favorable 
recommendation from the Director will be required to enroll in the ELS 
Language Center. 

Students who take the TOEFL and present scores of 500 or better are 
exempt from taking language center courses. These students are allowed 
to enroll in the regular university curriculum. 

ELS LANGUAGE CENTER 

In September of 1 975, English Language Services (ELS) and Oglethorpe 
University opened an on-campus English language center. The ELS Lan- 
guage Center offers intensive four-week sessions teaching English as a 
second language to college-bound international students and profes- 
sionals. Students enroll in one or more sessions depending upon knowl- 
edge of English, aptitude for the language, and desire for proficiency. 
Residence hall facilities are available to all ELS students. 

Additional information may be obtained by writing Director, ELS Lan- 
guage Center, Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree, Atlanta, Georgia 
30319. 

MARINE OFFICER PROGRAM 

Qualified students may apply for an officer program leading to a commis- 
sion as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. Commis- 
sions are offered in both ground and aviation components. The Platoon 
Leaders Course (PLC) is offered to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors 
who attend pre-commissioning training during the summer. Financial Assis- 
tance and Flight Indoctrination Programs are available. Qualified seniors 



ADMISSIONS/ 21 

attend twelve weeks of training in the Officer Candidate Course (OCC) after 
graduation. For details, contact the Placement Office or the Marine Officer 
Selection Officer. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

All correspondence concerning admission should be addressed to the 
Office of Admissions, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. After receiv- 
ing the application form, the applicant should complete and return it with an 
application fee of $20.00. 

Entering freshmen must also submit the following: letter of reference from 
a high school counselor or teacher; official transcript of high school work; 
and aptitude test scores. Transfer students must submit the completed 
application form with the $20.00 application fee, plus the following: letter of 
good standing from the dean of the college previously attended; official 
transcript of each college attended ; a high school transcript and test scores 
if less than one full year of college work has been completed. 

When a student has completed the application process, the Director of 
Admissions and the Admissions Committee will review the application. 
Within two weeks, the applicant will be notified of the committee's decision. 
If accepted, the student will be required to submit an enrollment deposit to 
reserve accommodations for the appropriate term. Dormitory students sub- 
mit a deposit of $200.00; commuter $100.00. While the deposit is not 
refundable, it is applicable toward tuition and fees as stated on page 30. 

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Office of Admis- 
sions (404) 261-1441 or (404) 233-6864. 



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Financial Assistance 

PROGRAMS 

Oglethorpe University provides students with an opportunity to obtain 
financial assistance for part of their educational expenses. The Financial 
Aid Form (FAF) is the common form by which students may apply for all 
campus based programs (National Direct Student Loans, Supplemental 
Educational Opportunity Grants, College Work-Study) and at the same 
time, apply for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant. In completing the 
Financial Aid Form, the student will receive his Student Eligibility Report for 
the Basic Grant Program. When the report is received, it should be for- 
warded to the Director of Financial Aid. Students may receive several types 
of aid to make up their "package" of financial assistance. 

A financial aid package may include assistance from any one or more of 
the following sources: 

Oglethorpe Merit Awards for Scholarship (O.M.A.S.) are awarded in 
amounts from $500 to $1 500. For freshmen, these awards are based on the 
applicant's aptitude test scores (SAT or ACT). For upperclassmen and 
transfer students, these awards are based on the cumulative grade point 
average of the applicant. Participation in activities, leadership, citizenship, 
and potential for success are also part of the basis for awarding these 
scholarships. The O.M.A.S. is unique in that scholarships are awarded on 
the basis of merit rather than need and are made available to a great many 
more students than traditional scholarship programs. 

Georgia Tuition Grant (G.T.G.) is available for Georgia residents who 
attend Oglethorpe. The program was established by an Act of the 1971 
Georgia General Assembly. The Georgia Higher Education Assistance 
Authority defines the program in this way, "The purpose of the Act is to 
provide tuition assistance to Georgia resident students who are desirous of 
pursuing their higher education goals in a private Georgia college or univer- 
sity, but find the financial costs prohibitive due primarily to higher tuition of 
these educational institutions in comparison to public schools which are 
branches of the University System of Georgia." All students must complete 
a yearly application to verify their eligibility for the grant. In the 1978-79 
school year, this grant is $300.00 per semester. No Financial Aid Form is 
required for this program since family financial need is not a factor in 
determining eligibility. 

Basic Educational Opportunity Grant (B.E.O.G.) is a federal aid pro- 
gram intended to be the floor in financial assistance. Eligibility is based upon 
a family's financial resources. Applications for this program may be ob- 
tained from the Office of Financial Aid or from a high school guidance office. 
This aid is administered in the form of non-repayable grants. 



FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / 23 

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (S.E.O.G.) do not re- 
quire repayment. The size of the grant depends on the need of the individual 
recipient. To qualify for an S.E.O.G., a student must be from a family with 
"exceptional financial need," must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment, 
and must be capable of maintaining normal progress toward the achieve- 
ment of a degree. Application for these funds is made by filing a Financial 
Aid Form. 

National Direct Student Loans (N.D.S.L.), previously called National 
Defense Student Loans, are long-term, low cost educational loans to stu- 
dents who have demonstrated need for such assistance. No interest is 
charged and repayment is deferred while the borrower continues as a 
half-time student. Interest is charged at a three per cent annual rate begin- 
ning nine months after the borrower's education is terminated. These loans 
are available to students who show a demonstrated financial need through 
the Financial Aid Form. Students electing to serve in the Peace Corps, 
Vista, or in the Armed Forces of the United States may be exempt from 
interest charges and repayment for three years. Cancellation benefits may 
be received by teaching in "poverty" areas that are designated by the U.S. 
Commissioner of Education, for teaching handicapped children, and for 
teaching in Head Start programs. 

College Work-Study Program (C.W.S.P.) permits students to earn part 
of the educational expenses. The earnings from this program and other 
financial aid cannot exceed the student's financial need. Students eligible 
for this program work part-time on the Oglethorpe campus. 

Georgia Higher Education Assistance Authority (G.H.E.A.A.) loans 
and Federally Insured Student Loans (F.I.S.L.) are long term loans 
available through banks, credit unions, and other lending institutions. Stu- 
dents desiring to seek a loan in this manner should consult with the Director 
of Financial Aid for additional information. 

Georgia Incentive Scholarship (G.I.S.), as defined by the Georgia 
Higher Education Assistance Authority, is a "program created by an act of 
the 1974 Georgia General Assembly in order to establish a program of 
needs-based scholarships for qualified Georgia residents to enable them to 
attend eligible post-secondary institutions of their choice within the state. 
The scholarship awards are designed to provide only a portion of the 
student's resources in financing the total cost of post-secondary education. 

The Pickett and Hatcher Educational Fund was created by the late 
Claud Adkins Hatcher of Columbus, Georgia, founder of the internationally 
known Royal Crown Cola Company and its predecessors, of which he 
served as president for more than twenty-five years. 

In his will, Mr. Hatcher created a trust and stated that the Trustees would 
receive the monies and assets bequeathed to be used as an educational 
loan fund. 



24 / OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

The Trustees of this loan fund serve in a fiduciary capacity only. The 
money actually belongs to deserving young people of the present and future 
who want a college education. These young people are beneficiahes who 
receive not only opportunities for a college education, but a trust to use 
those funds for educational expenses and then return them for the benefit of 
others. 

An informational brochure on this program may be obtained by writing to 
the Office of Financial Aid. 

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation Scholarship Program. Only stu- 
dents who are residents of Georgia and who have completed at least one 
year of "B" quality or higher work in an accredited college are eligible to 
apply for Cobb Scholarships. No applications from undergraduate students 
who are married will be considered. The Faculty Scholarship Committee 
makes recommendations for these scholarships each year. 

Additional information may be secured from the Director of Financial Aid. 

Payment Plans 
The University recommends two companies which offer tuition payment 
plans. Because fees are due at registration, families may want to consider 
these payment plans so as to spread their payments throughout the course 
of the year. Brochures describing these programs may be secured from the 
Office of Financial Aid. The two companies are The Tuition Plan of Concord, 
New Hampshire and the Knight Tuition Payment Plans of Boston, Massa- 
chusetts. 

ELIGIBILITY 

Applicants for a Basic Educational Opportunity Grant, National Direct 
Student Loan, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, or College 
Work-Study must meet the following criteria: 

1. Student must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident. 

2. Be enrolled on at least half-time basis (6 hours) in a regular degree- 
seeking program. 

3. Students must maintain 'satisfactory progress" in their course of 
study. Satisfactory progress means that a student must earn twenty- 
four (24) semester hours each twelve months in order to continue 
receiving financial aid. In addition, freshmen must maintain at least a 
1.0 cumulative grade point average; sophomores a 1.4 grade point 
average; juniors a 1.5 grade point average and seniors a 1.6 grade 
point average, in order to be considered making satisfactory progress. 
The total number of hours attempted will be used to determine eligibil- 
ity. When a student is not making satisfactory progress, they may 
re-establish their eligibility when they have earned the required 
twenty-four hours and obtained the respective cumulative grade point 



FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / 25 

average. All applicants who re-establish their eligibility must have an 
appointment with the Director of Financial Aid prior to receiving finan- 
cial aid again. 

4. Students may not be in default on a student loan at Oglethorpe. 

5. Establish financial need by filing a Financial Aid Form. 

6. Be an undergraduate student who has not previously received a 
Bachelor's degree. Graduate students may apply for financial aid from 
the National Direct Student Loan or the College Work-Study Pro- 
grams. 

7. Applicants may not be a member of a religious community, society, or 
order who by direction of his/her community, society, or order is 
pursuing a course of study at Oglethorpe, and who receives support 
and maintenance from his community, society, or order. 

8. For purposes of the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant 
program, a student will be considered in exceptional financial need if 
their expected family or parental contribution does not exceed fifty 
percent of the cost of education as established in the Financial Aid 
Form. 

PAYMENT OF AWARDS 

All awards, except College Work-Study earnings, are disbursed to stu- 
dents by means of a voucher. Each semester, vouchers are prepared for all 
awards and are credited to a student's account after the Director of Finan- 
cial Aid has approved the awards. Each student must acknowledge receipt 
of their awards prior to their being credited to a student's account. 

PROCEDURE 

The application procedure for the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant, 
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, National Direct Student 
Loan, and College Work-Study Program is as follows: 

1 . Apply and be admitted as a regular student. 

2. File a Financial Aid Form (FAF) no later than May 1st, indicating that 
Oglethorpe University should receive a copy. 

3. Upon receipt of eligibility report forthe Basic Grant Program, send it to 
the Director of Financial Aid. 

4. Upon receipt of an official award letter, students must notify the Office 
of Financial Aid of their plans for enrollment and reserve accommoda- 
tions by submitting their advance deposit. 

Students applying forthe Georgia Incentive Scholarship submit a separate 
application which may be obtained from a high school counselor or the 
Office of Financial Aid. Students applying forthe Oglethorpe Merit Award for 



26 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

scholarship should request an application from the Office of Financial Aid. 
The application procedure for all other assistance programs may be deter- 
mined by contacting the Office of Financial Aid. 

RENEWAL OF AWARDS 

Renewal applications for all programs are available from the Office of 
Financial Aid. Students must meet the eligibility requirements indicated 
above and file the appropriate applications for each program. Deadline for 
receipt of a complete financial aid file is May 1. Applicants whose files 
become complete after this time will be considered based upon availability 
of funds. 

Applications for renewal of Georgia Tuition Grants must be filed no later 
than the last day to register for each semester. 

Renewal of Oglethorpe Merit Award for Scholarships is based upon the 
applicant's accumulated grade point average and participation in extracur- 
ricular activities. Usually a renewal applicant must have at least a 3.0 
cumulative grade point average for a merit scholarship and must have 
earned thirty hours during the preceding academic year. 

In order for a student to receive financial aid from one semester to 
another, it is necessary for the student to be in "good academic standing" 
and "making satisfactory progress." For freshmen a 1 .0 cumulative grade 
point average will be necessary to continue receiving assistance, while 
sophomores must have a 1 .4, juniors 1 .5 and seniors 1 .6. The total number 
of hours attempted will be used in the classification of eligible applicants. All 
financial aid recipients will be expected to enroll and complete a minimum of 
twelve hours per semester. Failure to obtain twenty-four hours during an 
academic year may result in a reduction of aid for the next academic year. 

SPECIAL AWARDS 

Oglethorpe offers special awards in recognition of outstanding achieve- 
ment. Students need not apply for these awards as all merit scholarship 
recipients are considered. 

The Allen A. and Mamie B. Chappell Scholarship is awarded annually 
based upon academic achievement. This endowed award is made possible 
through the generosity of Mr. Allen A. Chappell, Trustee Emeritus. 

The Estelle Anderson Crouch Scholarship is an endowed scholarship 
awarded annually to an Oglethorpe student who has achieved high aca- 
demic standards. This scholarship is awarded without regard to financial 
need. 



FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / 27 

The Katherine Shepard Crouch Scholarship is an endowed scholar- 
ship given in memory of IVIrs. Crouch by Mr. John W. Crouch and is awarded 
annually based upon academic achievement. 

The Cammie Lee Stow Kendrick Crouch Scholarship, the third schol- 
arship endowed by Mr. Crouch, will be awarded annually based upon 
academic achievement, in honor of his wife. Mr. and Mrs. Crouch were 
classmates at Oglethorpe and graduates in the Class of 1 929. Mr. Crouch is 
a member of the Board of Trustees. 

The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship is an endowed scholarship 
awarded annually to a deserving student who has attained exceptional 
academic achievement. The William Randolph Hearst Foundation, New 
York, established the endowment to provide this scholarship in honor of Mr. 
Hearst, one of the benefactors of Oglethorpe University. 

The Anna Rebecca Harwell Hill and Frances Grace Harwell Scholar- 
ship is a scholarship endowed by the late Mrs. Hill, an Oglethorpe graduate 
with the Class of 1 930, and is awarded annually to a student who has met 
the requirements of the Oglethorpe Merit Awards for Scholarship Program. 

The Ira Jarrell Merit Scholarship was established in May, 1975, to 
honor the late Dr. Jarrell, former Superintendent of Atlanta Schools and an 
Oglethorpe graduate. It is awarded annually in the fall to a new student who 
is a graduate of an Atlanta public high school and who is studying in the field 
of teacher education. Should there be no eligible applicant, the award may 
be made to an Atlanta high school graduate in any field, or the University 
may award the scholarship to any worthy high school graduate requiring 
assistance while working in the field of teacher education. 

The Elliece Johnson Memorial Scholarship, endowed by the late Mrs. 
Earl Crafts in memory of her sister, is awarded to a woman student who best 
exemplifies the highest ideals of a teacher. The award is made to a student 
majoring in education and the humanities, and is based on financial need, 
academic standing, and dedication of purpose. 

The Olivia Luck King Student Loan Fund was established in 1976 to 
provide a source for emergency loans to Oglethorpe students. The funds 
are available on a short term basis for a $3.00 service charge. Interested 
students should contact the Office of Financial Aid for an application and 
additional information. 

The Lowry Scholarship is an endowed scholarship awarded annually to 
a student who has maintained a 3.3 cumulative grade point average and is a 
full-time student. 

The Virgil W. Milton Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by 
the children of the late Virgil W. Milton, a 1929 graduate of Oglethorpe 
University, and a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The scholar- 
ship is awarded annually based on financial need, academic achievement, 
and leadership ability. 



28 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

The James M. Parks Endowment Fund of the Metropolitan Founda- 
tion of Atlanta was established to provide a sclioiarship for a graduate or 
undergraduate student. It is awarded to a full-time day student who is in 
need of assistance to continue his education. 

The E. Rivers Fund was established by the late Mrs. Una S. Rivers to 
provide scholarship funds for deserving students who qualify for the 
Oglethorpe Merit Awards for Scholarship Program. 

The J. Mack Robinson Scholarship is an endowed scholarship 
awarded annually by Atlanta businessman, J. Mack Robinson, to a deserv- 
ing student who meets the general qualifications of the Oglethorpe Merit 
Awards for Scholarship Program. Preference is given to students majoring 
in Business Administration. 

The Steve and Jeanne Schmidt Scholarship is awarded annually to an 
outstanding student based upon high academic achievement and leader- 
ship in student affairs. This endowed award is made possible through the 
generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt, Class of 1940, is Chair- 
man of the Board of Trustees. Mrs. Schmidt is a graduate of the Class of 
1942. 

The Shell Companies Foundation, Inc. has established a fund to be 
awarded each year to outstanding students. The award is not based upon 
financial need, but the merit of the applicant. Shell has designated this fund 
as the Shell Assists Program. 

Leadership Awards are available to students with superior academic 
ability and special talents in important fields of extracurricular activity. The 
program will include such activities as debating and public speaking; publi- 
cations, both journalistic and literary; elective office, including student gov- 
ernment; choral performance; and social service. A fundamental aim of 
Oglethorpe University is to prepare students for leadership roles in society. 
One way of promoting this purpose is to give special recognition to students 
who demonstrate leadership capabilities as undergraduates. Scholarships 
in amounts up to full tuition are awarded to superior students with good 
character and leadership capability who can contribute significantly to one 
of the fields of extra-curricular activity. The individual amounts of these 
awards vary. It is the intent of this program to provide the difference 
between the amount of other assistance, if any, and the annual cost of 
tuition. 

The R.E. Dorough Scholarships are awarded to students of superior 
academic ability who possess special talents in athletics. Scholarships in 
amounts up to full tuition are awarded to students with good character and 
leadership capability who can contribute significantly in one of the fields of 
intercollegiate athletics. The individual amounts of these awards vary. It is 
the intent of this program to provide the difference between the amount of 
other assistance, if any, and the cost of tuition. 



FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE / 29 

The Thornwell Jacobs Scholarships are highest awards available to 
students who have exceptional academic ability and athletic talent. The 
concept is somewhat like that of the Rhodes Scholarships. This program, 
providing stipends up to the total amount of room, board, and tuition, is 
designed to encourage excellence in intercollegiate athletics and prepara- 
tion for leadership. It is the intent of the program to provide the difference 
between the amount of other assistance, if any, and the cost of room, board, 
and tuition. 

The James Edward Oglethorpe Scholarships are the most generous 
leadership awards offered by the University. These are reserved for stu- 
dents with exceptional academic ability and leadership talent. This program 
provides stipends up to the full amount of room, board, and tuition. The 
program will include such activities as debating and public speaking; publi- 
cations, both journalistic and literary; elective office, including student gov- 
ernment; choral performance; and social service. A basic purpose of 
Oglethorpe is to prepare students for leadership roles. One way of promot- 
ing this purpose is to give special recognition and encouragement to stu- 
dents who demonstrate leadership capabilities as undergraduates. The 
individual amounts of these awards vary. It is the intent of the program to 
provide the difference between the amount of other assistance, if any, and 
the cost of room, board, and tuition. 

Recipients of funds from these four programs will be expected to maintain 
specified levels of academic achievement and to continue to make signifi- 
cant contributions to their respective activities. Each award is for one year, 
but can be renewed on the basis of an annual evaluation of academic and 
other performance. 



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Finances 

FEES AND COSTS 

The tuition charged by Oglethorpe University represents only seventy 
percent of the actual expense of educating each student, the balance 
coming from endowment income, gifts, and other sources. Thus, every 
Oglethorpe undergraduate is the beneficiary of a hidden scholarship. At the 
same time, 68 percent of the students are awarded additional financial 
assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans from private, 
governmental, or institutional sources. 

The tuition is $1 ,380 per semester. Room and board is $730 per semes- 
ter. Students who desire single rooms are assessed an additional $1 50 per 
semester in all residence halls except Traer Hall. In Traer Hall, the single 
room charge is an additional $175 per semester. 

The tuition of $1 ,380 is applicable to all students taking 12-16 semester 
hours. These are classified as full time students. Students taking less than 
12 hours are referred to the section on Part-Time Fees on page 31. Stu- 
dents taking more than 1 6 hours during a semester are charged $60.00 for 
each additional hour. Tuition and fees for the fall term are due on August 1 5, 
1 979. Tuition and fees for the Spring term are due on December 31,1 979. 
Failure to make the necessary payments will result in the cancellation of the 
student's registration. Students receiving financial aid are required to pay 
the difference between the amount of their aid and the amount due by the 
above deadlines. Students and parents desiring to pay expenses in install- 
ments are advised to investigate their lending institutions or other sources 
such as Tuition Plan, Inc. Information about such plans is listed in the 
section on financial assistance. New students who require on-campus 
housing for the fall term are required to submit an advance deposit of $200. 
New commuting students are required to submit an advance deposit of 
$1 00. Such deposits are not refundable. However, one half of the deposit is 
credited to the student's account for the fall term. The other half is credited 
to the account for the spring term. 

Upon payment of the room and board fees, each student is covered by a 
basic Health and Accident policy. Full-time students residing off campus 
may purchase this insurance for $40.00 per year. In addition, any student 
covered by the basic policy may purchase the Major Medical Plan for 
$10.50 a year. International students, students participating in any intercol- 
legiate sport, and students participating in intramural football or basketball 
are required to have this major medical coverage or its equivalent. 

In addition to the tuition and room and board charges, students may be 
required to subscribe to the following: 

1. DAMAGE DEPOSIT: A $100.00 damage deposit is required of all 
boarding students. The damage deposit is refundable at the end of the 



FINANCES/ 31 

academic year after any charge for damages is deducted. Room keys 
and other college property must be returned and the required check- 
out procedure completed prior to issuance of damage deposit re- 
funds. This deposit is payable at fall registration. Students who begin 
in the spring term are also assessed the $100 damage deposit. 
2. GRADUATING SENIOR: Diploma fee of $15.00. 
The following lists the total cost for certain student classifications: 

Full time, on-campus student: 



Fall, 1979 




Spring, 1980 


$1380.00 


Tuition 


$1380.00 


730.00 


Room & Board 


730.00 


100.00 


Damage Deposit 




10.50 


Major Medical (optional) 




—100.00 


Advanced Deposit 


—100.00 



$2120.50 TOTAL $2010.00 

Full-time, commuting student: 

Fall, 1979 Spring, 1980 

$1380.00 Tuition $1380.00 

—50.00 Advance Deposit —50.00 



$1330.00 TOTAL $1330.00 

These schedules do not include the extra cost of single rooms, books 
(approximately $200 per year), or travel and personal expenses. All fees 
are subject to change. 

PART-TIME FEES 

Students enrolled part-time in day classes during the Fall or Spring 
semesters will be charged $100 per semester hour. This rate is applicable 
to those students taking eleven semester hours or less. Students taking 
twelve to sixteen hours are classified full time. 

EVENING SCHOOL FEES 

Students who are enrolled as evening school students will be charged 
$1 70 per three semester hour course. To qualify for this special tuition rate 
during the Fall and Spring semesters, a student must take all courses in the 
evening. All four-hour lab courses include an additional $15.00 laboratory 
fee. 



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SUMMER SCHOOL FEES 



All students enrolled in Summer School will be assessed $1 70 per three 
semester hour course. The rate for four-hour lab courses is $226 plus a 
$15.00 laboratory fee. 

Students desiring residence hall and food service accommodations are 
charged $200.00 per five week session for a double room; $235.00 per five 
week session for a single room. These fees are for both room and board. 

WITHDRAWAL, DROP/ADD 

Students who find it necessary to drop courses or add courses must 
secure a drop/add form in the Registrar's Office. The form is the only means 
by which students may change their enrollment. A drop/add form must be 
completed in the Registrar's Office during drop/add week. After the seventh 
day of classes, the professor must approve the change in schedule. The 
professor may issue one of the following grades: withdraw passing (G), 
withdraw failing (H), or may refuse to approve a drop. In order to receive a 
refund, the student must officially drop the class by the end of the twentieth 
day. 

Students should note that any change of academic schedule must be 
cleared by the Registrar's Office. The date the change is received in the 
Registrar's Office will be the official date for the change. 

If a student misses six consecutive classes in any course, the instructor 
will notify the Registrar's Office and it will be assumed that the student has 
unofficially withdrawn from the course. This does not eliminate the respon- 
sibility stated above concerning the official withdrawal policy. The student 
may receive the grade of withdrawal passing (G), withdrawal failing (H), or 
failure due to excessive absences (E). This policy has direct implications for 
students receiving benefits from the Veterans Administration and other 
federal agencies as these agencies must be notified when a student misses 
six consecutive classes. This will result in an automatic decrease in pay- 
ments to the student. Reinstatement in a course is at the discretion of the 
instructor. 

If a student is in need of withdrawing from school, an official withdrawal 
form must be obtained from the Registrar. The Dean of the College and the 
Director of Financial Aid must sign the withdrawal form. The date the 
completed withdrawal form is submitted to the Registrar will be the official 
date for withdrawal. 



FINANCES / 33 



REFUNDS 

The establishment of a refund policy is based on the University's commit- 
ment to a fair and equitable refund of tuition and other charges assessed. 
While the University advances this policy, it should not be interpreted as a 
policy of convenience for students to take lightly their responsibility and their 
commitment to the University. The University has demonstrated a commit- 
ment by admitting and providing the necessary programs for all students 
and feels the students must also demonstrate a commitment in their aca- 
demic program. 

Since insurance coverage begins on the payment date and the fee is not 
retained by the University, it will not be refunded after registration day. A 
$1 00 fee will be retained by Oglethorpe as a processing fee when a student 
withdraws; all other fees except the advance deposit (i.e., tuition, room and 
board) are subject to the refund schedule. 

The date which will be used for calculation of a refund for withdrawal or 
drop/add will be the date on which the Registrar receives the official form 
signed by all required personnel. All students must follow the procedures for 
withdrawal and drop/add in order to receive a refund. Students are re- 
minded that all changes in their academic program must be cleared through 
the Registrar; an arrangement with a professor will not be recognized as an 
official change of schedule. 

All tuition refund requests will be processed at the conclusion of the fourth 
week of classes. Payment will take a minimum of two weeks, but will be no 
longer than forty days. 

REFUND SCHEDULE FOR WITHDRAWALS FROM THE UNIVERSITY 

By the end of the 7th class day 80% 

By the end of the 10th class day 60% 

By the end of the 15th class day 40% 

By the end of the 20th class day 20% 

REFUND SCHEDULE FOR CHANGES IN SCHEDULE 

Changes in schedule by the end of the 7th class day 100% 

Changes in schedule by the end of the 10th class day 80% 

Changes in schedule by the end of the 13th class day 60% 

Changes in schedule by the end of the 16th class day 40% 

Changes in schedule by the end of the 20th class day 20% 

In order to administer the refund policy equitably, there will be no excep- 
tions. 



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Damage deposit refunds will be processed once each semester for 
students and will be mailed on an announced day from the Business Office. 
No refund will be processed until classes have ceased for the semester in 
progress. 



STUDENT LIFE / 35 

Student Life 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT 

Oglethorpe University seeks to prepare its students for roles of leader- 
ship in society. Many colleges mention this as one of their goals. At most 
institutions, this is simply a part of the rhetoric of higher education. However, 
at Oglethorpe, specific educational experiences are planned to help the 
student acquire the arts of leadership. 

Education for leadership must be based on the essential academic 
competencies — reading, writing, speaking, and reasoning. Though widely 
neglected today at all levels of education, these are the prerequisites for 
effective leadership. They are the marks of an educated person. Oglethorpe 
insists that its students achieve advanced proficiency in these skills. In 
addition, students are offered specific preparation in the arts of leadership. 
Such arts include an appreciation of constructive values, the setting of 
goals, public speaking, human relations, and organizational skills. 

This philosophy presents an excellent opportunity for the able young 
person who is striving for a significant life, including leadership in the 
improvement of our community and our society. 

ORIENTATION-FRESHMAN SEMINAR 

Oglethorpe University wishes to provide for each student the opportunity 
of adequate adjustment to college life. Because we take pride in our ability 
and our tradition to offer students warm personal relationships, we have 
organized our orientation program to provide these relationships, as well as 
much needed information about the University. 

Our program has been developed to serve the needs of students through 
small group experiences. Faculty, staff, and upperclass students comprise 
a team which leads the group process. Information is disseminated which 
acquaints the student with the academic program and the extra-curricular 
life of the campus community. Thorough understanding of the advising 
system, the registration process, library use, class offerings, and study 
demands is sought. Alternatives for self expression outside the classroom 
are also presented to the new student. 

To supplement the student's expenence, a Freshman Seminar is held 
weekly duhng the first semester. Topics discussed during these sessions 
will meet the needs of the developing student and will help the student 
assimilate the college experiences. The freshmen students, having com- 
pleted the orientation program and the series of seminars, will be better 
prepared to understand and appreciate their educational development. 



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STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY 

Oglethorpe University takes the position that it is deeply concerned with 
the total development of the individual as a competent student and as a 
highly responsible citizen both on the campus and in the community. The 
University's high standards of personal conduct and responsibility are an 
expression of its confidence in each student's potential as a human being; 
however, the students must be as willing to accept adult consequences as 
they are insistent upon being granted adult freedom of decision and action. 

Unfortunately, neither knowledge and wisdom nor knowledge and integ- 
rity are synonymous; therefore, a firm grasp of academic studies will not in 
itself be an assurance that a student is profiting fully from the college 
experience. 

Individuals who do not desire to accept either this view of the University's 
responsibility, or live by its regulations, should not apply to the University for 
admission. Accepted students who demonstrate their unwillingness to meet 
standards will be terminated from the University. 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT 

Undergraduate life at Oglethorpe is, in a large sense, one of a democratic 
community; student government is mainly self-government. The Oglethorpe 
University Student Association, consisting of the President, Vice-President, 
Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian of O.S.A. and the Presidents of 
the four classes, is the guiding and governing organization of student life at 
the University. Meetings are held regularly and notice posted. All students 
are urged to attend. Additional information may be obtained from O.S.A. , 
Box 458, 3000 Woodrow Way, Atlanta, Georgia 30319. 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES 

Valuable educational experiences may be gained through active partici- 
pation in approved campus activities and organizations. All students are 
encouraged to participate in one or more organizations and to the extent 
that such involvement does not deter them from high academic achieve- 
ment. Students are especially encouraged to join professional organiza- 
tions associated with their interests and goals. The value of a student's 
participation is a major consideration in determining scholarships. 



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STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 

Listed below is information concerning Oglethorpe University's activities 
and organizations: 

Alpha Chi — National Academic Honorary 
Alpha Phi Omega — National Service Fraternity 
Oglethorpe Christian Fellowship 
Beta Omicron Sigma — Business Honorary 
Black Student Caucus 

Chemistry Affiliates of the American Chemical Society 
Collegiate Choral — Music 

Freshman Honor Society — Local Scholastic Honorary 
Hillel 

International Club 

LeConte Society — Science Honorary 
Oglethorpe Players — Dramatic Society 
Omicron Delta Kappa — National Leadership, Scholarship and Service 

Honorary 
Phi Alpha Theta — National History Honorary 
Photography Club 
Politics and Pre-Law Association 
Psi Nu Omicron — Psychology Society 
Psychology Club 

Sigma Zeta — National Science Honorary 
Sociology Club 

Stormy Petrel — Student Newspaper 
Student National Education Association — Preprofessional Education 

Association 
Thalian Society — Philosophical Society 
The Tower — literary magazine 

Xingu Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta — National English Honorary 
Yamacraw — Student Yearbook 

FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES 

University social fraternities were re-instituted at Oglethorpe in 1967; 
sororities followed in 1968. At present three fraternities and two sororities 
contribute to the Greek system at Oglethorpe. 

The three fraternities are Chi Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and Kappa 
Alpha. The national sorority is Chi Omega. The local sorority is Gamma 
Delta Epsilon. 

These social organizations contribute substantially to the spiritual and 
social betterment of the individual and develop college into a richer, fuller 
experience. Membership in these organizations is voluntary and subject to 



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regulations imposed by the groups, the University Interfraternity Council, 
the Panhellenic Council, or by the Student Government Association. 

ATHLETIC POLICY 

At Oglethorpe University the students who participate in intercollegiate 
competition are considered to be, first, students, and second, athletes. All 
students engaged in athletics must satisfy the same academic require- 
ments as other students. There are no scholarships which are based solely 
on the athletic ability of the student. However, Oglethorpe sponsors a 
program of Merit Awards which are described in another section of this 
bulletin. Most students participating in intercollegiate athletics have won 
Merit Awards in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,220 per year. 

ATHLETICS 

Oglethorpe University competes in the following intercollegiate competi- 
tion: basketball, track, cross country, soccer, and tennis. 

In addition to the intercollegiate competition, a well rounded program of 
intramural sports is offered and has strong participation by the student 
body. Men participate in football, volleyball, basketball, and softball. 
Women participate in volleyball, tennis, bowling, and softball. 

INTERNSHIPS 

There is increasing interest on the campus in practical experience which 
complements the traditional academic program. Oglethorpe offers field 
experience assignments to prepare the student who seeks employment 
immediately upon graduation. This experience is designed to bridge theory 
and practice by involving the student in a field related to his major program. 

COUNSELING 

The Counseling Service at Oglethorpe provides confidential professional 
assistance to students experiencing personal problems of a psychological, 
social, or circumstantial nature. Though academic advising is the responsi- 
bility of individually-assigned faculty advisors, students encountering un- 
usual academic difficulties may wish to consult a counselor regarding 
possible contributing factors. Assistance in developing effective study skills 
is also available both in special workshops and, if needed, in individual 
conferences. Psychological tests are sometimes utilized in conjunction with 
the counseling process when circumstances indicate that these would be 



STUDENT LIFE / 39 

helpful. There is no fee to Oglethorpe students for any of the counseling 
services provided. 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT 

Students needing guidance in selecting a career or assistance in obtain- 
ing appropriate job placement can receive help from the Office of Career 
Development. An extensive career development library is maintained con- 
taining information on a wide variety of career opportunities. Vocational 
interest inventories are also available and are frequently used as a part of a 
highly individualized process of career counseling. 

Oglethorpe University is a member of the College Placement Council and 
maintains contact with numerous local and national businesses, industries, 
and social service agencies for the purpose of arranging employment 
interviews for seniors. Information on full-time, part-time, and summer 
employment opportunities is updated constantly and made available to all 
students and alumni. In addition, a central placement file is maintained on 
all students and alumni who complete the necessary forms and provide 
references of appraisal. Upon written request this placement file will be sent 
to any prospective employer or graduate school indicated. 

OPPORTUNITIES IN ATLANTA 

The Oglethorpe campus is located eight miles north of downtown Atlanta. 
This proximity to the South's greatest city offers Oglethorpe students many 
cultural advantages. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs during the 
fall and winter months in the Memorial Arts Center. The Atlanta Ballet 
Company schedules performances from November through March. Both 
The Theatre of the Stars and the Alliance Theatre Company present pro- 
ductions of contemporary and classical plays. These are only illustrative of 
the wide range of cultural opportunities offered by Atlanta. Student dis- 
counts are available for many performances. 

HOUSING 

The residence halls are available to all full time studerits. There are five 
men's residence halls and two women's halls. Both complexes have a 
Resident Director and staff of student Resident Assistants. 

All students living in the residence halls are required to participate in the 
University meal plan. Meals are served in the University Center. Nineteen 
meals are served each week. No breakfast is served on Saturday or 
Sunday. Instead a brunch is served from mid-morning until early afternoon. 



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The evening meal is also served on these days. Meal tickets are issued at 
registration. 

HEALTH SERVICE 

All resident students subscribe to the Student Health and Insurance Plan 
provided by the University. 

The University maintains a small health center staffed by a registered 
nurse. The health center operates on a regular schedule, and provides 
basic first aid service and limited medical assistance for students covered 
by the student insurance plan. 

A physician visits the health center twice a week to make general diagno- 
sis and treatment. In the event additional or major medical care is required, 
the student patient will be referred to medical specialists and hospitals in the 
area with which the health service maintains a working relationship. 

When it is determined that a student's physical or emotional health is 
detrimental to the academic studies, group-living situation, or other relation- 
ships at the University or in the community, the student will be requested to 
withdraw. Re-admission to the University will be contingent upon accept- 
able verification that the student is ready to return. The final decision will rest 
with the University. 

"O" BOOK 

The O Book is the student handbook of Oglethorpe University. It contains 
thorough information on the history, customs, traditional events, and ser- 
vices of the University, as well as all University regulations. This publication 
provides all the necessary information about the University which will aid 
each student in adjusting to college life. It is mailed to all new students in late 
summer. 

HONORS 

Each year a number of awards and prizes are given to the students. 

Among them are the following: 

The Donald C. Agnew Award For Distinguished Service: This award is 
presented annually by the Oglethorpe Student Association and chosen 
by that body to honor the person who, in their opinion, has given distin- 
guished service to the University. Dr. Agnew served as President of 
Oglethorpe University from 1957 to 1964. 

The Faculty Scholarship Award: This is made annually to the male 
student with the highest scholastic average in his junior and senior years. 



STUDENT LIFE / 41 



The Sally Hull Weltner Award for Scholarship: This is presented each 
year by the Oglethorpe University Woman's Club to the woman student 
with the highest scholastic record in her junior and senior years. 

The James Edward Oglethorpe Awards for Merit: Commonly called the 
"Oglethorpe Cups," these are presented annually to the man and 
woman in the graduating class who have been the leaders in both 
scholarship and service at Oglethorpe University. 

The David Hesse Memorial Award: This award is made annually to the 
outstanding student participating in a varsity sport. 

The Parker Law Prize: This is an annual award made to that member of the 
class in Business Law who has shown the greatest progress. 

The LeConte Society Award: This award is made by the LeConte Society 
to the outstanding graduating senior in the field of science on the basis of 
the student's scholastic achievement and contribution to the University 
and to the Science Division. 

The Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Award: This award is made by 
Omicron Delta Kappa to that student in the freshman class who most fully 
exemplifies the ideals of this organization. 

The Brinker Award: This award is presented by Reverend Albert J. Brinker 
in memory of his son and daughter, Albert Jan Brinker, Jr. and Sally 
Stone Brinker, to the student having the highest achievement in the 
courses in philosophy and religion. 

The Yamacraw Awards: These are designed to recognize those students 
who are outstanding members of the Oglethorpe community; eight of 
these awards are given on the basis of spirit, participation, academic 
achievement, and fulfillment of the ideals of an Oglethorpe education. 

Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities: This honor is given 
in recognition of the merit and accomplishments of students who are 
formally recommended by a committee of students, faculty and adminis- 
trators, and who meet the requirements of the publication Who's Who 
Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. 

The MacConnell Award: This award is presented by the sophomore class 
to the senior who, in the judgment of the class, has participated in many 
phases of campus life without having received full recognition. 

The Chemical Rubber Publishing Awards: These are given each year to 
those students who demonstrate outstanding achievements in the vari- 
ous freshman science courses. 

The Player's Awards: These awards are presented to those members of 
the student body who show excellence in the field of drama. 

The Brown Award: This award is presented to the individual who is not a 
member of the Players but who has done the most for the Players during 
the year. 



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Kappa Alpha Golden Apple Award: This is the award presented annually 

by Kappa Alpha to the faculty member whom the students elect as most 

outstanding. 
The Alpha Chi Award : This is an annual award made to that member of the 

student body who best exemplifies the ideals of Alpha Chi in scholarship, 

leadership, character, and service. 
The Sidney Lanier Poetry Award: This award is given yearly to the 

student, or students, submitting mature and excellent poetry. 



ACADEMIC REGULATIONS / 43 

Academic Regulations 

CLASS ATTENDANCE 

The University recognizes attendance at classes as the responsibility of 
the student. Students are held accountable for all work missed. The exact 
nature of absence regulations is determined by the instructors for their own 
courses. Such regulations are published and distributed by each professor 
at the beginning of each term. 

GRADES 

A letter grading system is used. The range of "A-D" represents passing 
work; any grade below "D" is regarded as a failure. Students withdrawing 
from a course before the end of the semester are given a "G" or "H", 
depending upon the circumstances of the withdrawal. Students who do not 
meet all the requirements of a course are given an "I" (incomplete) at the 
end of the following semester. If the requirements are met by mid-semester 
of the next enrolled term, the "I" is replaced by a regular grade. If they are 
not met within this time, the grade automatically becomes an "F." Grade 
structure and quality points are as follows: 

A Superior 4.0 

B Good 3.0 

C Satisfactory 2.0 

D Passing 1 .0 

F Failure 0.0 

E Failure: Excessive absences 0.0 

G Withdrawn 0.0 

H Withdrawn Failing 0.0 

I Incomplete 0.0 

P Passing (used in special cases) 
AU Audit (no credit) 

MINIMUM ACADEMIC AVERAGE 

Though the grade of D is regarded as passing, the University believes 
that students, in order to graduate, must exhibit more ability than that 
required by the lowest passing mark. Therefore, a student, in order to 
graduate from Oglethorpe, must compile an over-all minimum average of 
2.2. No student will be allowed to graduate unless this minimum is met. 

For the student's own welfare, a graduated system of minimum averages 
has been established. Freshmen are required to maintain a cumulative 
average of at least 1 .8 in their course work; sophomores of at least 2.0, and 
juniors and seniors of at least 2.2. 



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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 

A minimum of 1 20 semester hours is required, of which the last sixty must 
be earned at Oglethorpe except in exceptional cases (see page 18). 

All core courses (or the equivalent for transfer students) plus a major 
must be completed. Requirements for majors in the various disciplines are 
listed under each section dealing with the major programs. 

A minimum grade point average of 2.2 is necessary. 

An application for a diploma must be filed with the Registrar at least one 
semester prior to graduation. 

The specific requirements for each degree must be completed. 

All obligations to the institution must be discharged before a degree is 
granted including a diploma fee. 

The student must be approved formally for graduation by the faculty. 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 

The requirements for specific majors vary among the disciplines. De- 
tailed requirements are listed in the sections dealing with majors. The 
student is advised to consult frequently with an advisor to satisfy both 
general and major requirements. 

DEGREES 

Oglethorpe offers four degrees to those meeting the necessary require- 
ments: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Ad- 
ministration, and Masterof Arts in Elementary Education. Under the Bache- 
lor of Arts, majors programs are offered in the following areas: Business 
Administration, Economics, Elementary Education, Secondary Education 
(with concentrations available in English, Mathematics, Science and Social 
Studies), English, General Studies, History, Philosophy, Political Studies, 
Psychology, and Sociology. Under the Bachelor of Science, majors pro- 
grams are offered in the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, 
Physics, and Medical Technology. Under the Bachelor of Business Ad- 
ministration, majors programs are offered in the following areas: Account- 
ing, Business Administration, and Economics. 

Under certain conditions, it is also possible for a student to receive a 
degree from Oglethorpe under "Professional option." Through this arrange- 
ment and in accord with regulations of the University, the student may 
transfer to a recognized professional institution — such as law school, 
dental school, or medical school — at the end of the junior year and then, 
after one year in the professional school, receive a degree from Oglethorpe. 
Students interested in this possibility should consult with their advisors to 
make certain that all conditions are met. 



ACADEMIC REGULATIONS / 45 



PROBATION AND DISMISSAL 

Freshmen who fail to maintain a cumulative average of at least 1.8, 
sophomores of at least 2.0, and juniors and seniors of at least 2.2, are 
placed on probation for the following term. Academic probation is a strong 
warning to students that they must make substantial progress toward 
reestablishing their good standing during the following semester or be 
dismissed from the University. 

Evaluation of academic progress will normally be done at the end of each 
academic year but freshmen will be evaluated at mid year. Freshmen who 
receive the grade of F in all subjects will be dismissed. Students who do not 
meet the following minimum cumulative average scale will be dismissed for 
academic reasons: freshmen 1 .0; sophomores 1 .4; juniors 1 .5; seniors 1 .6. 

Students who do not meet these minimum requirements at the end of the 
academic year will be notified in writing of deficiencies. An opportunity will 
be given to attend summer school classes. If deficiences are not corrected, 
the student will be dismissed. All dismissals are subject to review by the 
Faculty Council. A student who has been dismissed may be reinstated only 
upon petition to the Faculty Council. A petition may be filed with the registrar 
after an absence of one semester. 

STUDENT'S CLASSIFICATION 

For administrative and other official and extra-official purposes, students 
are classified according to the number of semester hours successfully 
completed. Classification is as follows: to 30 hours — freshman; 31 to 60 
hours — sophomore; 61 to 90 hours — junior; 91 hours and above — senior. 

NORMAL ACADEMIC LOAD 

A normal academic program at Oglethorpe consists of no less than four 
courses each semester, but generally five courses are taken, giving the 
student a total of twelve to sixteen semester hours each term. Regular 
students in the day classes are expected to carry a normal load and to pay 
for a full schedule of courses. Students other than transient and night 
students taking a reduced load will pay the rate published by the University. 

THE DEAN'S LIST 

Students who earn a minimum average of 3.3 or better in any given 
semester for an academic load of at least five courses are given the 
distinction of being placed on the Dean's List. 



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DEGREES WITH HONORS 



Degrees with honors are awarded as follow: for a cumulative average of 
3.5, the degree civm laude; for a cumulative average 3.7, the degree magna 
cum laude; for a cumulative average 3.9, the degree summa cum laude. 

ACCESS TO STUDENT RECORDS 

To comply with the Family Educational and Privacy Act of 1974, com- 
monly called the Buckley Amendment, Oglethorpe University informs the 
students of their rights under this act in the student handbook. The "O" 
Book. Three basic rights are covered by this act: (1) the student's right to 
have access to personal records, (2) the right of a hearing to challenge the 
content of a record and, (3) the right to give consent for the release of 
identifying data. Additional information may be obtained from The "O" Book 
and from the Office of the Dean. 



GENERAL INFORMATION / 47 



General Information 

SEMESTER SYSTEM 

Oglethorpe University operates under the semester system during the 
academic year. Two summer sessions of five weeks each, plus a ten week 
session in the evening make up the summer schedule. 

EVENING PROGRAM 

As a service to the community, the University offers an evening program 
covering three terms per year: one during each semester and one during 
the summer. Classes meet two nights each week (Monday and Wednes- 
day; Tuesday and Thursday) with three class periods each night. To qualify 
for the special tuition rate given to evening students, a student must take all 
courses in the evening. A student taking any course during the day will not 
be classified as an evening student. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION 

The Department of Continuing Education acts as a community service in 
providing adult non-credit courses for interested people in the community. It 
is Oglethorpe's desire to insure that its academic and physical facilities are 
made available to all mature adults who show a genuine interest in aca- 
demics. From time to time, business and professional workshops and 
conferences are sponsored by this department. New courses to develop 
skills in leadership and communication will be offered. Additional informa- 
tion is available from the Dean of Continuing Education. The telephone 
numbers are 261-1441 and 233-6662. 



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The Curriculum 

ORGANIZATION 

Oglethorpe's curriculum is arranged in six general divisions: Hunnanities; 
Social Studies; Science; Education and Behavioral Sciences; Business and 
Economics; and Graduate Studies. Academic areas included within each 
are the following: 

Division I: The Humanities 

English Music 

Literature Philosophy 

Foreign Languages Religion 

Division II: Social Studies 

History 
Political Studies 

Division III: Science 

Biology Medical Technology 

Chemistry Physics 

Mathematics 

Division IV: Education and Behavioral Sciences 

Elementary Education Sociology 

Secondary Education Social Work 

Psychology 

Division V: Business and Economics 

Accounting Economics 

Business Administration 

Division VI: Graduate 

M.A. Elementary Education 



Under the semester system, the curriculum offers courses of three and 
four hours credit. A full-time student carries a normal academic load of five 
courses duhng each term. 

A minimum of one hundred and twenty hours (or their equivalent for 
transfer students) is necessary for graduation. Some programs may require 
additional credit. A core program according to the following schedule is 
required of all four-year students. 



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CORE PROGRAM 

At Oglethorpe University, each student is required to complete a cohe- 
sive group of courses. It is the opinion of the faculty that these courses are 
essential to a well rounded undergraduate course of study. Some institu- 
tions have distribution requirements. That is, students are required to take a 
certain number of credit hours in each department. However it is our belief 
that this "cafeteria notion" of course selection is less successful in providing 
essential knowledge and skills than is the planned and cohesive core which 
is required at Oglethorpe. 

In addition, it continues to be University policy to provide instruction of the 
highest quality in the core courses. No graduate assistants are used. The 
courses are taught by well-trained faculty members. It is not unusual to find 
a large percentage of these courses taught by senior faculty members. 

The following is the core program: 

Western Civilization One of the following: 3 hours 

I and II 6 hours Music Appreciation 

United States Government .... 3 hours Art Appreciation 

Oneofthe following: 3hours Two of the following 6hours 

Modern World American Literature I 

International Relations American Literature II 

Constitutional Law English Literature I 

American History English Literature II 

Principles of Economics! 3 hours English Literature III 

Introduction to Sociology 3 hours English Literature IV 

Introduction to Psychology .... 3 hours Western World Literature I 

One of the following: 3 hours Western World Literature II 

Introduction to Philosophy Mathematics 3 hours 

Ethics and Social Issues **Biological Science 3 hours 

'English Composition 0-9 hours ***Physical Science 3 hours 

'Exemption may be granted based upon the student's scores on the composition placement test. This test Is usually 
administered the day before registration, 
"One of the following may be substituted for this requirement — Biology I, Biology II, Botany I, Botany II. 
■■"One of the following may be substituted for this requirement — Chemistry I, Chemistry II. Physics I. Physics II, Principles of 
Science I, Principles of Science II, 



COURSES OF STUDY 

In the following section, the courses are listed numerically by area within 
their respective Divisions. Each course is designated by a four digit number. 
The first digit indicates the course level. (For example: freshman is 1; 
sophomore, 2, etc.) The second and third digits designate the discipline. 
Each level of offerings assumes the earlier completion of necessary prereq- 
uisites. The number of hours refers to the semester hours credit per term 
allowed for the course. The designation "3 + 3" or "4 + 4"indicates that the 



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course carries 6 or 8 semester hours of credit, respectively, for two semes- 
ters of work. 

MAJORS PROGRAMS 

Upon entering Oglethorpe University all students are assigned a faculty 
mentor who assists them in the preparation of their academic program. 
Responsibility, however, for taking the requisite core and major courses 
rests exclusively with the student. A student may declare a major at any time 
during the freshman or sophomore year by filing the appropriate form with 
the Registrar's Office. Changes of major must also be submitted to the 
Registrar for approval. Each student must declare a major before complet- 
ing 60 semester hours. 

In addition to the required core program, most of the majors include three 
levels of courses; those prescribed for the major, directed electives recom- 
mended as immediately related to the major, and free electives allowed to 
enable each student to widen his intellectual interests. Variations of each 
program are possible, according to the particular needs of the student and 
the regulations of each department. Majors programs are offered in the 
following: 

Accounting History 

Biology Mathematics 

Business Administration Medical Technology 

Chemistry Philosophy 

Economics Physics 

Education-Elementary Political Studies 

Education-Secondary Psychology 

English Sociology 
General Studies 

DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM IN ART 

Students seeking a broadly based educational experience involving the 
types of programs generally found at a liberal arts college as well as the 
specialized training offered by a professional college may consider a dual 
degree opportunity. Oglethorpe University and The Atlanta College of Art 
offer a joint program for students interested in a career in the visual arts. In 
this program, the student enrolls at Oglethorpe for two years, completes 
sixty semester hours of work, including the core requirements, and then 
enrolls at The Atlanta College of Art for approximately three years. 

The student is required to complete 3 credit hours in Art Appreciation and 
at least 6 credit hours in Art Studio electives at Oglethorpe. In addition, the 



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Student completes six credit hours in second semester Foundation Design 
at The Atlanta College of Art, preferably during the fourth semester at 
Oglethorpe. (This requirement or an equal substitute must be met before 
the student is enrolled for Introductory Studio classes at ACA.) 

Upon successful completion of all of the core requirements plus the 
aforementioned art electives, the student enrolls at The Atlanta College of 
Art and completes 78 credit hours in Introductory and Advanced Studio and 
12 credit hours in Art History electives. 

Upon completion of the joint program, the student receives the degree of 
Bachelor of Arts from Oglethorpe and the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts 
from The Atlanta College of Art. Students participating in the dual-degree 
program must meet the entrance requirements of both institutions. 

DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM IN ENGINEERING 

Oglethorpe University is associated with the Georgia Institute of Technol- 
ogy and Auburn University in combined programs of liberal arts and engi- 
neering. The programs require the student to complete three years at 
Oglethorpe University and the final two years at one of the engineering 
schools. The three years at Oglethorpe include general education courses 
and prescribed courses in mathematics and the physical sciences. The two 
years of technical education require the completion of courses in one of the 
branches of engineering. 

The recommendation of the engineering advisory committee at the end of 
the three years of liberal studies is sufficient to guarantee the student's 
admission to the engineering programs. In this combined plan, the two 
degrees which are awarded upon the successful completion of the program 
are the degree of Bachelor of Arts by Oglethorpe University and the degree 
of Bachelor of Science in Engineering by the engineering school. Because 
the pre-engineering programs are tightly structured and the requirements of 
the engineering schools are slightly different, the student is well advised to 
consult early and frequently with the members of the engineering advisory 
committee. 

GENERAL STUDIES 

The General Studies Major is available to students who prefer not to 
select a specific major. The degree awarded is Bachelor of Arts in General 
Studies. 

The General Studies Major consists of the following: completion of the 
basic core requirements; completion of a sufficient number of course hours 
to complete the 120 semester hours prescribed for an Oglethorpe degree; 
completion of a coherent sequence of courses including at least 1 8 semes- 



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ter hours in one discipline and 12 semester hours in another discipline (in 
the first category no nnore than two courses could be core requirements, 
and in the second category only one could be a core requirement); and 
completion of at least 36 semester hours in courses designated for juniors 
and seniors. 

Concentrations in General Studies also include Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, 
Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Nursing, Post-Nursing and Metro Life Studies. 

Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Studies 

Students interested in attending medical or dental schools should consult 
the catalogs of these schools to be able to plan an undergraduate program 
to fulfill their requirements. A summary of the requirements of all medical 
schools is available in the annual bulletin of the Association of American 
Medical Colleges. 

Specific premedical course requirements vary among the schools. How- 
ever, all recognize the importance of a broad educational background. A 
coordinated program which includes extensive study in the natural sci- 
ences, development of communication skills, and study of the social sci- 
ences and humanities is most desirable. 

Students should consult regularly with both the medical school catalogs 
and the premedical advisor on the Oglethorpe campus. It must be recog- 
nized that medical schools set certain minimum science and mathematics 
requirements for applicants. These minimum requirements can be met by 
completion of the following courses: General Chemistry I and II, Biology I 
and II, Calculus I, Elementary Quantitative Analysis, Organic Chemistry I 
and II, Physics I and II, and four additional directed electives in Biology. 

Professional option is available to highly qualified students. This option 
allows pre-medical students to enter their respective professional programs 
at the end of the junior year. Credit is awarded at Oglethorpe for the 
academic credit earned during the first year of medical school. 

Pre-Nursing 

A program of study for students interested in nursing is available at 
Oglethorpe. This program consists of 60 semester hours (two years) of 
study in the liberal arts and sciences which are to be taken at Oglethorpe. 
After completion of this program, the student may complete the require- 
ments for the R.N. degree at any accredited program of nursing. Sixty hours 
of credit are awarded for the R.N. degree and the student is then eligible for 
graduation with the Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies. In addition 
to completing the requirements for the R.N. degree, the student is required 
to successfully complete the following courses; Freshman English I and II, 



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College Mathematics, Biology I and II, literature sequence (see core pro- 
gram), Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Sociology, Principles of 
Economics I, General Chemistry I and II, Genetics, Physiology, Micro- 
biology, and two electives. Pre-nursing students are exempt from general 
core requirements not listed above. 

Post-Nursing 

This concentration is designed for students who have been awarded the 
R.N. degree from an accredited program in nursing. The varied nature of the 
applicant's academic background necessitates a flexible program leading 
to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Post-Nursing. Requirements for this 
concentration include the successful completion of eight core courses (24 
semester hours) not previously taken. These courses are listed in the 
section of this catalog dealing with the University's general core program. In 
addition, students take twelve directed electives (36 semester hours) de- 
pending upon their special needs and interests. These courses are deter- 
mined in consultation with the Post-Nursing advisor or the Dean of the 
College. Successful completion of the R.N. degree and the 60 semester 
hours described above lead to the Bachelor of Arts in General Studies. 

Metro Life Studies 

This program is designed for students interested in graduate study or 
careers in the public or private sectors concerned with the development of 
cities. The Metro Life Studies program provides a multi-disciplinary view of 
the complex urban condition. 

The courses recommended for this concentration are United States 
Economic and Business History, American History I and II, American City, 
State and Local Government, Metropolitan Planning, Public Administration, 
Social Problems, The Community, Social Psychology, Criminology, Popu- 
lation, Economics II, Labor Economics, and Public Finance. 



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Division I Humanities 

To insure the orderly completion of the program, the student should 
consult with the appropriate faculty member in the department or division at 
the time of his first registration. It is important that each student have his 
program fully planned from the outset so that he may be aware of depart- 
mental and divisional requirements and allowable substitutions and alterna- 
tives. 

ENGLISH 

Students who major in English are required to take Western World 
Literature I; English Literature I, II, III and IV; American Literature I and II; 
Modern Literature; and four electives from among upper (3000 and 4000) 
level courses, excluding Creative Writing. 



C120. 3 hours 

Basic English 

This course is for students who need 
special help in English. It emphasizes 
the fundamentals of grammar and com- 
position. Students assigned to this 
course will take It as a prerequisite to 
C121. 

C121. 3 hours 

English Composition I 

A course designed to Improve writing 
skills through practice. Students will 
write several short papers, study a va- 
riety of essay strategies, and review 
grammar. 

C122. 3 hours 

English Composition II 

Short papers and the research paper, 
introduction to literary criticism and 
other kinds of specialized writing. 

1121,1122. 3 + 3hours 

Public Speaking I, II 

Seeks to develop skills in the tech- 
niques of effective public speaking. The 
format is designed to produce a poised, 
fluent, and articulate student by actual 
experience, which will include the prep- 
aration and delivery of formal and infor- 
mal talks on approved subjects. 



2120. 3 hours 

Communication Skills Development 

This course Is designed specifically 
for adults who wish to Improve their 
communication skills. A general Intro- 
duction to communication theory will be 
followed by in-class laboratory experi- 
ences designed to enhance clearer, 
more exact, and more effective com- 
munication, including written, verbal, 
and non-verbal communication skills. 
Prerequisite: CI 21 English Composition 
I and CI 22 English Composition II or 
permission of the Instructor. Evening 
students only. 

2121,2122. 3 + 3hours 

Western World Literature I, II 

A study of the writings that form a 
background to Western culture: Greek 
mythology and drama, Roman and Me- 
dieval writings, the Renanlssance, and 
works of major writers from the conti- 
nent, such as Dante, Goethe, Tolstoy, 
Mann, and Kafka. 

2123. 3 hours 

English Literature I 

{Beowulf to Shakespeare) 

Reading and discussion of English lit- 
erature from Its beginning to 1616. 
Among the writers and works that may 



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be studied are Beowulf, Sir Gawain and 
the Green Knight, Chaucer, Malory, Sid- 
ney, Spenser, Marlowe, and Shal<es- 
peare. 

2124. 3 hours 
English Literature II 

(Donne to Johnson) 

A survey of the poetry, drama, and 
prose in English written by major au- 
thors between 1600 and 1780, such as 
Johnson, Webster, Donne, Brown, Her- 
bert, Milton, Dryden, Pope and Johnson. 

2125. 3 hours 
English Literature III 

(Fielding to Keats) 

Reading and discussion of the poetry 
and prose written by major authors be- 
tween 1740 and 1830. Authors studied 
might include Blake, Wordsworth, 
Byron, Keats, Fielding, Richardson, 
Austen, Emily and Charlotte Bronte. 

2126. 3 hours 
English Literature IV 

(Browning to Hardy) 

A survey of Victorian and early 20th 
century British literatures. The poetry of 
Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Hopkins, 
and Yeats will be considered, along with 
fiction by Dickens, Eliot, Thackeray, and 
Hardy, and the nonfictional prose of 
Ruskin and others. 

2127. 3 hours 
American Literature I 

A survey of fiction, poetry, essays, 
and journals written by Americans be- 
tween 1607 and 1865. It explores how 
being American has affected these 
writers both as artists and as individuals, 
and relates that factor to other important 
aspects of the social, cultural, and intel- 
lectual history of the United States and 
Europe during this period. 

2128. 3 hours 
American Literature II 

A continuation of 2127, from the Civil 
War to about 1930, emphasizing major 
writers such as Whitman, Dickinson, 



Twain, James, Crane, Dreiser, Frost, 
Eliot, Stevens, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, 
and Faulkner. • 

2129. 3 hours 

Modern Literature 

A study of British and some American 
literature written since 1 900. The course 
will usually include both poetry and the 
novel and will survey major 20th century 
authors. 

3121. 3 hours 
Contemporary Literature 

(since 1945) 

A study of literature written since 
1945. The course may emphasize po- 
etry, drama, or the novel, and may in- 
clude work in translation. (Offered every 
other year) 

3122. 3 hours 
History of English Language 

This course surveys the history and 
developments in usage of the English 
language and examines various 
methods of professional study of the lan- 
guage. Consideration is given to the ma- 
jor philosophical positions held by con- 
temporary linguists with an examination 
of "new" linguistics, such as generative 
and transformational grammar. (Offered 
as a reading course.) 

3123. 3 hours 
Shakespeare 

An intensive study of the drama and 
non-dramatic poetry of William Shakes- 
peare. 

3124. 3 hours 
Creative Writing 

Introduction to the theory and practice 
of writing poetry and prose fiction. The 
student will be asked to submit written 
work each week. Prerequisites: English 
Composition I and II, Sophomore stand- 
ing, and consent of instructor. 

3125,3126. 3 + 3hours 

Studies in Drama 

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dramatic form from its inception in An- 
cient Greece to the work of contempo- 
rary dramatists, such as Pinter and 
Stoppard (Shakespeare will be studied 
separately in English 3123). Emphasis 
will vary from a broad historical survey to 
an intensive examination of particular 
period, such as Greek Tragedy, Resto- 
ration Comedy, or Modern Drama. Pre- 
requisite: One sophomore level English 
course. (3125 and 3126 usually offered 
in alternate years) 

3127,3128. 3 + 3hours 

Studies in Poetry 

Courses that attempt to increase the 
student's understanding of poetry 
through a study of its method, content, 
form, and effect. This study will be made 
through analysis of appropriate selec- 
tions of poetry which may trace the his- 
torical development of poetry or concen- 
trate on specific authors, genres, or liter- 
ary periods. Prerequisite: One sopho- 
more level English course. (3127 and 
3128 usually offered in alternate years) 

3129,3130. 3 + 3hours 

Studies in Fiction 

Courses considering prose fiction 
from the earliest narratives of Apuleius 
and Petronious to 1945. Ancient Ro- 
man, Medieval, English, American, and 



continental narrative prose will be ex- 
amined either in an inclusive survey or in 
an intensive concentration on a particu- 
lar period or type, such as Bildungsro- 
man, the Russian novel, or the Victorian 
novel. Prerequisite: One sophomore 
level English course. (3129 and 3130 
usually offered in alternate years) 

4121,4122. 3-3hours 

Special Topics in Literature 
and Culture 

Courses relating literature with as- 
pects of social and intellectual history or 
a particular issue or theme. Possible of- 
ferings may include Women in Litera- 
ture, American Civilization, Black (or 
other ethnic) literature. Popular Culture, 
the literature of a single decade, 
Children's Literature, and myth and 
Folklore in Literature. Prerequisite: One 
sophomore level English course. (4121 
and 4122 usually offered in alternate 
years) 

4123,4124. 3 + 3hours 

Major British and American Authors 

An intensive study of between one 
and five English and/or American 
writers. Prerequisites: Appropriate sur- 
veys from among English 2121, 2123, 
2124, 2125, 2126, 2127, 2128, 2129. 
(4123 and 4124 offered in alternate 
years) 



DIVISION ELECTIVES IN ART 



C181. 3 hours 

Art Appreciation 

A survey of the development of art 
styles from the Prehistoric era to the 
twentieth-century, including discussion 
of the major artists of each period, their 
culture, purpose, materials and tech- 
niques. 

1123. 3 hours 

introduction to Painting I 

The student will become acquainted 
with fundamentals of drawing, pictorial 
composition and painting methods. In 



each instance, problems of a specific 
nature will be given so that the student s 
work can be evaluated objectively. 
Works of contemporary artists will be 
discussed. 

1124. 3 hours 

Introduction to Painting II 

The student will experiment with a 
range of painting media, both traditional 
and contemporary. Advanced problems 
in structure will be assigned. Relation- 
ship to form, content, and technique will 
be developed. 



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1125,1126. 3hours 

Drawing I, II 

A systematic exploration of the visual 



potential of media with special emphasis 
on draftsmanship and design. 



DIVISION ELECTIVES IN MUSIC 



C131. 3hours 

Music Appreciation: 

An Introduction to Music 

An introduction to the materials, form, 
periods, and styles of music from the 



listener's point of view with emphasis on 
the relationship of music to all other art 
forms. 



SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC 



1132,1133. 3 + 3hours 

Music in Western Civilization I, II 

A survey of Western music with analy- 
sis of representative works from all ma- 
jor periods. First semester, beginnings 
of music through the Classical Period; 
second semester, Beethoven, Roman- 
tic Period and Twentieth Century. Pre- 
requisite: C131, or permission of in- 
structor. 

2133. 3 hours 
History of the Symphony 

A survey of the development of the 
symphony from Haydn to the present 
with analysis of the important works of 
each composer. Prerequisite: CI 31, or 
permission of instructor. 

2134. 3 hours 
History and Literature 

of American Music 
A survey of the major trends and de- 



velopments of American Music begin- 
ning with New England Psalm singing 
through the present. Prerequisite: CI 31 , 
or permission of instructor. 

2135. 3 hours 
History and Literature of 
Contemporary Music 

A survey of the major trends and de- 
velopments of music in this century be- 
ginning with Impressionism, and with 
emphasis on the relationship of music to 
all other art forms. Prerequisite: CI 31, 
or permission of instructor. 

2136. 3 hours 
Elementary Theory 

An introduction to the elements of mu- 
sic theory and study of the materialsand 
structure of music from the 14th to the 
20th centuries. Prerequisite: C131, or 
permission of instructor. 



PERFORMING ORGANIZATIONS IN MUSIC 



1134. 1 hour 

Collegiate Chorale 

Study and performance of sacred and 
secular choral music from all periods. 
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. 



1135. Ihour 

Oratorio Society 

Study and performance of the larger 
sacred and secular choral works from all 
periods. Prerequisite: permission of in- 
structor. 



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APPLIED INSTRUCTION IN MUSIC 

1136. 1 hour 

Voice and Piano 

The study and practice of techniques 
and literature on an individual basis. 



DIVISION ELECTIVES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE 



1128,1129. 3 + 3hours 

English as a Second 
Language I, II 

Develops skill in written composition 
and reading in English toward the ac- 
quisition of adequate speed to allow stu- 
dents to progress satisfactorily in their 
chosen discipline. Open only to interna- 
tional students. 

1171,1172. 3 + 3hours 

Elementary Spanish I, II 

An elementary course in understand- 
ing, reading, writing and speaking con- 
temporary Spanish, with emphasis on 
Latin American pronunciation and 
usage. Prerequisite: none for 1171; 
1171 for 1172. 

1173,1174. 3 + 3hours 

Elementary French I, II 

A course in beginning college French 



designed to present a sound foundation 
in understanding, speaking, reading and 
writing contemporary French. The stu- 
dent spends three hours in the class- 
room and a minimum of one hour in the 
laboratory. Prerequisite: none for 1173; 
1173 required for 1174. 



1175,1176. 3 + 3hours 

Elementary German I, II 

A course in beginning college Ger- 
man designed to develop the ability to 
understand, speak, read, and write con- 
temporary German. The student spends 
three hours in the classroom and a mini- 
mum of one hour in the laboratory each 
week. Prerequisite: none for 1 1 75; 1 1 75 
for 1176. 



PHILOSOPHY 

The philosophy major consists of at least ten courses including the 
following: Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics and Social Issues, History of 
Philosophy I and II, Formal Logic, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, 
Existentialism, Epistemology, and one additional directed elective in philos- 
ophy. 



C161. 3 hours 

Introduction to Philosophy 

A course designed to acquaint the 
student with the nature of philosophical 
thinking, through a study of certain philo- 



mind and its relation to the body, human 
freedom and moral responsibility, and 
the orgin and scope of human knowl- 
edge. The views of various philosophers 



sophical questions such as the nature of on these subjects will be studied. 



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C162. 3 hours 

Ethics and Social Issues 

A comparative study of the value sys- 
tems of the past — thoseof Plato, Aristo- 
tle, Kant, Mill, James among others — 
may enable the student to arrive at a 
science of obligation or responsibility. 
The implications of given systems for 
the problems of vocation, marriage, eco- 
nomics, politics, war, and race may also 
be emphasized. 

1163. 3 hours 

Hebrew Prophets and 
Greek Philosophers 

The development of Western culture 
was heavily influenced by Hebrew and 
Greek thought. This course traces the 
beginning of the historical development 
of such religious and philosphical con- 
cepts as social identity, political respon- 
sibility, individualism and our place in 
the world. 

2161. 3hours 
History of Philosophy I: 

Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 

A study of the development of philo- 
sophical thought in the West from the 
pre-Socratic Greek philosophers to the 
Medieval synthesis of Aquinas and the 
later Scholastics. 

2162. 3 hours 
History of Philosophy II: 

Modern Philosophy 

Western philosophy from the Renais- 
sance through the "modern" era to 
about 1 900. Includes the scientific revo- 
lution of the late Renaissance, the de- 
velopment of Continental rationalism 
and British empiricism, and Kant and the 
nineteenth century idealist movement. 

2163. 3 hours 
Formal Logic 

Provides the student with the basic 
methods of differentiating between valid 
and invalid argument forms. Both the 
traditional techniques and the newer 
symbolic methods are introduced. 



3160. 3 hours 

History of Philosophy III: 
Twentieth Century Philosophy — 
The Analytic Tradition 

A study of the analytic or linguistic 
movement in twentieth century philoso- 
phy, as developed primarily in England 
and America. Includes the philosophy of 
Bertrand Russell, logical positivism, 
Ludwig Wittgerstein, and the "ordinary 
language" philosophy of Austine and 
Ryle. 



3161. 3hours 

History of Philosophy IV: 
Twentieth Century Philosophy — 
The Existentialist Tradition 

A study of European philosophy in the 
twentieth century, including an interpre- 
tive and critical analysis of the philoso- 
phy of "Existenz. ■ Beginning with 
Kierkegaard and Nietzche, traces the 
movements of existentialism and 
phenomenology through its major repre- 
sentatives such as Heidegger, Sartre, 
and Camus. 



3162. 3 hours 
Philosophy of Religion 

An inquiry into the general subject of 
religion from the philosophical point of 
view. The course will seek to analyze 
concepts such as God, holy salvation, 
worship, creation, sacrifice, eternal life, 
etc., and to determine the nature of reli- 
gious utterances in comparison with 
those of everyday life, scientific discov- 
ery, morality, and the imaginative ex- 
pression of the arts. Prerequisite: CI 61 . 

3163. 3 hours 
Metaphysics (Theory of Reality) 

An intensive study of selected issues 
which are basic to our thought about 
ourselves and the world. Included will be 
such topics as personal identity, fate, 
the nature of space and time, and God 
as the cause of the universe. Prerequi- 
site: C161. 



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4161. 3 hours single important philosopher or group of 
Epistemology philosophers. Included under this head- 
(Theory of Knowledge) ing have been such courses as Plato, 

A study of various issues concerned Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Rea- 
with the nature and validity of human son," and Asian philosophers. 
knowledge. The topics studied will in- 
clude the distinction between knowl- 4163. 3 hours 
edge and belief, arguments for and Special Topics: 
against scepticism, preception and our Philosophical Issues and Problems 
knowledge ofthe physical world, and the Studies of selected philosophical 
nature of truth. Prerequisite: C161. questions, usually of special relevance 

to the present day. Has included 

4162. 3 hours courses such as Philosophy of History. 
Special Topics: Philosophers War and its Justification, and Phllo- 

Intensive studies of the thought of a sophical Issues in Women's Rights. 



FAR EASTERN STUDIES 

The Oglethorpe University Far Eastern Summer Session offers an ex- 
ceptional opportunity for its students to undertake a program of study to 
several oriental cities. During the summer, students travel in the milieu of a 
great culture and study the origin, nature, and achievements of that particu- 
lar culture. 

This program is primarily directed to the undergraduate humanities pro- 
gram. The purpose of the session is to broaden the student's perspective by 
enhancing the understanding and appreciation of another culture. 

COURSE OF STUDY: The study program is organized around two 
related motifs. (1) Prior to the trip to the Far East, afourweek seminar will be 
devoted to the understanding of Far Eastern cultures through the combined 
perspectives of geography and history, art and religion, economics and 
political science. Students will attend lectures by the instructors who will 
stress an interdisciplinary approach to Eastern societies. The instructor will 
provide the leadership for the independent study group of the students 
major interest. (2) There will be tours to the major culture monuments of 
Eastern cities. During the tour in the Far East students will engage in an 
independent study project of their choosing. 

APPLICATION: Application forms and further information may be ob- 
tained from the Director of the Far Eastern Tour. Students accepted in the 
program register at Oglethorpe University for the following courses in 
international studies. 

3115. Eastern Studies I 3 hours 

3116. Eastern Studies II 3 hours 



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EUROPEAN SUMMER SESSION 

The Oglethorpe University European Summer Session offers an excep- 
tional opportunity for students to undertake a program of study in several 
European cities. Typically these cities include London, Cologne, Munich, 
Venice, Florence, Rome, Lucerne, and Paris. For three weeks students 
travel in the milieu of the great cultures of Europe and study the origin, 
nature, and achievements of those cultures. The primary emphasis of this 
course is first hand experience through tours of museums, palaces, facto- 
ries, cathedrals, and gardens, as well as visits to famous theatres for 
performances, to monuments, prison-camp sites, and other points of his- 
torical interest. Activities of the trip are designed to develop a knowledge 
and appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the western world 
in art, literature, architecture, and other areas. 

This travel experience is preceded by a series of orientation sessions 
during which the students select appropriate reading materials; prepare for 
new cultural experiences in languages, foods, money, etc., and begin 
selection of independent study projects. Upon return to the Oglethorpe 
Campus students prepare an independent study project growing out of their 
experiences in Europe. All activities are supervised by the Director of the 
European Summer Session. 

ELIGIBILITY: This session is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate 
students in good standing. 

APPLICATION: Application forms and further information may be ob- 
tained from the Director. Students accepted in the program register at 
Oglethorpe University for the following courses: 

41 1 7. Cultural Studies of Europe 3 hours 

41 1 8. Cultural Studies of Europe 3 hours 



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Division II Social Studies 

Each student, to insure the orderly completion of the program within the 
scope of the major, should consult with the appropriate faculty member in 
the department or division at the time of registration. It is important that each 
student's program be fully planned from the outset so that the student is 
aware of departmental and divisional requirements and allowable substitu- 
tions and alternatives. Each student must complete the core requirements 
within the scope of interpretation by responsible departmental or divisional 
advisors. In addition, each student must complete those departmental and 
divisional requirements as may apply to the specific degree. 

HISTORY 

Students majoring in history are required to take a minimum of ten 
courses listed below. Of these ten, at least two European history and two 
American history courses are required. Normally each student is required to 
take five courses in political studies; related courses may be substituted. 
Students who plan to attend graduate school should take at least two 
courses in a foreign language. 



C211,C212. 3 + 3hours 

Western Civilization I, II 

A course tracing the political, social, 
economic, and cultural developments of 
Western Civilization from its pre-historic 
origins through the second World War. 
The first semester treats the period from 
its beginnings to 1 71 5, concentrating on 
Graeco-Roman culture, the rise of 
Christianity, the formation of the modern 
state and the Renaissance and Refor- 
mation, The second semester deals with 
the story from 1 71 5 to 1 945 with particu- 
lar emphasis given to those develop- 
ments which have contributed to the 
making of modern society. Prerequisite: 
none for C21 1 ; C21 1 required for C21 2. 

2211. 3 hours 

United States Economic and 
Business History 

Ttie changing economic system with 
its developing problems Is studied from 
the simple circumstances of Colonial 
times, through the emergent Industrial- 
ism of the middle period, to the complex, 



specialized and diverse conditions of to- 
day. Historical causation, running like a 
multi-colored thread through this 
course, is found to consist of manifold 
strains. 

2212. 3 hours 
Special Topics in History and 
Political Studies 

Courses offered by division faculty 
members as need arises. 

2213. 3 hours 
History of England to 1603 

A survey of England from the Celtic 
era through the reign of Elizabeth I. Em- 
phasis is placed upon political, consltu- 
tlonal and economic developments. 
Prerequisite: C211, C212. 

2214. 3 hours 
History of England from 

1603 to the Present 

A survey of England and the British 
Commonwealth from James I until ttie 
present. Emphasis Is placed upon politi- 



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cal, constitutional and economic devel- 
opments. Prerequisite: C211, C212. 

3211. 3 hours 
The Renaissance and Reformation 

A study of the significant changes in 
European art, thought, and institutions 
during the period from 1300 to 1650. 
Prerequisite: C211, C212 

3212. 3 hours 
Europe 1650-1815 

A course examining European society 
between the Reformation and the Napo- 
leonic era. It will include the rise of the 
modern state, the economic revolution, 
constitutional monarchy, the Enlighten- 
ment, the Era of Revolution, and the Age 
of Napoleon. Prerequisite: C21 1 , C21 2. 

3213. 3 hours 
Europe in the Nineteenth Century 

A study observing and analyzing the 
domestic and foreign policies of the ma- 
jor European powers in the period be- 
tween the Congress of Vienna and the 
Paris Peace Conference following 
World War I. Prerequisite: C21 1 , C21 2. 

3214. 3 hours 
Europe Since 1918 

An examination of European history 
since World War I, giving particular at- 
tention to the rise of the Communist, 
Fascist and National Socialist move- 
ments in Russia, Italy and Germany. It 
will also treat World War II and its after- 
math. Prerequisite: C211, C212. 

3215. 3 hours 
American History to 1865 

A survey from Colonial times to 1 865, 
concerned mainly with the major do- 
mestic developments of a growing na- 
tion. Prerequisite: C211, C212. 

3216. 3 hours 
American History Since 1865 

A survey from 1865 to the present, 
concerned with the chief events which 
explain the growth of the United States 
to a position of world power. 



3217. 3 hours 

The Age of Affluence: 

The United States Since 1945 

An intensive, inter-disciplinary study 
of American life since World War II. that 
emphasizes political, economic and so- 
cial developments. Foreign policy is 
considered principally with respect to its 
impact on domestic affairs. Prerequisite: 
C211, C212. 



4212. 3 hours 

Russian History 

A survey of Russian history from the 
establishment of the Kievan state to the 
present. Special emphasis is placed 
upon the Soviet period, including such 
topics as the revolutions of 1917, the 
role of Lenin in the establishment of the 
Soviet state, the Stalin period, World 
War II, the Khrushchev years and the 
era of Brezhnev. Prerequisite: C211, 
C212. 



4214. 3 hours 

The Civil War and Reconstruction 

A course for advanced history stu- 
dents giving detailed attention to the 
chief features of the wartime period and 
the major changes ushered in by it. Pre- 
requisite: 3215, 3216. 



4216. 3 hours 

Twentieth Century American History 

The course is an intensive study of 
American history from the Spanish- 
American War through 1945. Special 
emphasis is placed on interpretation of 
significant developments in economics, 
politics, and social developments of the 
period. Prerequisite: 3215, 3216. 



4217. 3 hours 

The American City 

A survey of United States urban his- 
tory which emphasizes the development 
of centers of industry, commerce, com- 
munications and culture. 



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4222. 3 hours 

Seminar on Japan 

The course provides the student with 
a broad review of the setting and opera- 
tion of public policy making in contempo- 



rary Japan. The student is then afforded 
the opportunity to develop a detailed un- 
derstanding of a current public problem 
in Japan through the preparation of a 
seminar paper. Prerequisite: 2221. 



POLITICAL STUDIES AND PRE-LAW 

The requirements for a major in political studies are satisfactory comple- 
tion of at least ten of the courses listed below as well as five history 
electives. (Elective courses in economics, sociology, and mathematics may 
be substituted for as many as two of the history electives.) 

Scheduling should be coordinated by a faculty member in political stu- 
dies. Political studies majors who plan to attend law school should plan their 
schedule with the assistance of a political studies professor who is a 
PRE-LAW advisor. 

Undergraduate students planning to enter law school after graduation 
from Oglethorpe should realize that neither leading law schools nor the 
American Bar Association endorse a particular pre-law major. The student 
is advised, however, to take courses that enhance the basic skills of a 
liberally educated person: reading with comprehension, writing, speaking, 
and reasoning in quantitative terms. The student is encouraged to become 
more familiar with political, economic, and social institutions as they have 
developed historically and as they function in contemporary society. Stu- 
dents are referred to the Pre-Law Handbook, which is available from the 
pre-law advisors, for a more complete discussion of the desirable aspects of 
a pre-law curriculum. 



C222. 3 hours 

United States Government 

A course that combines basic political 
theory with a study of the principles, 
practices and structure of the American 
political system with emphasis on the 
federal level. 

2221. 3 hours 

The IVIodern World 

The factors and forces which shape 
the political modernization of traditional 
societies are discussed. Special atten- 
tion is given to Japanese and Chinese 
modernization and generally to the ef- 
forts of non-Western societies to 



achieve political, economic, and social 
development. 

2222. 3 hours 
State and Local Govenment 

A survey of the origin, development, 
and continuing problems of state and 
local government, with specific focus on 
the politics of the metropolis. Prerequi- 
site: C222. 

2223. 3 hours 
Constitutional Law 

A study of the beginning and circuit- 
ous development of our organic law 
through an examination of the Supreme 



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Court and its leading decisions. Prereq- 
uisite: C222. 

2224. 3 hours 

International Relations 

An introduction to the study of world 
politics. The course is designed to give 
the student a methodological overview 
of the field, while providing substantive 
data on current world problems. 

3221. 3 hours 
Comparative Government 

An analytical study of the political tra- 
ditions and the modern institutions of 
selected foreign countries, following log- 
ically a similar study of the government 
of the United States. The governments 
of Britain, France, and the Soviet Union 
will be given special emphasis. Prereq- 
uisite: C211, C212, C222. 

3222. 3 hours 
American Political Parties 

A study in depth of the development of 
party alignments in the United States, 
together with an analysis of their sour- 
ces of power, including political opinion. 
Prerequisite: C222. 

3223. 3 hours 
European Political Thought 

An examination of the continuing de- 



velopment of political theory from the 
time of Machiavelli to that of Jeramy 
Bentham, based on the writings of major 
political thinkers during that period. Pre- 
requisite: C211, C212. 



3224. 3 hours 

Metropolitan Planning 

A detailed study of municipal planning 
with emphasis on policy formation and 
the implementation process. 



4221. 3 hours 

Public Administration 

A survey of the structure and opera- 
tional format of the bureaucracy at the 
Federal level of government. Special 
emphasis is placed on the budgetary 
process and the problem of administra- 
tive responsibility. Prerequisite: C222. 



4223. 3 hours 

Diplomacy of the United States 

An intensive study of major develop- 
ments in American diplomacy from the 
end of the Civil War until 1 945. Prerequi- 
site: C211, C212, C222; recommended, 
3215, 3216. 



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Division III Science 

To insure the orderly completion of the program, the student should 
consult with the appropriate faculty member in the department or division at 
the time of the first registration. It is important that each student's program 
be fully planned from the outset so that the student is aware of departmental 
and divisonal requirements and allowable substitutions and alternatives. 
Each student must complete the core requirements within the scope of 
interpretation by responsible departmental or divisional advisors. In addi- 
tion, each student must complete those departmental and divisional re- 
quirements as may apply to the specific degree. 

Three semesters of the course "Science Seminar' (2351 ) are required for 
all science majors. This course is designed to give practice in the prepara- 
tion, delivery, and discussion of scientific papers. The three semesters 
required (for which one credit is given per semester) may be scheduled at 
any time beyond the student's freshman year. Meetings of the science 
seminar are normally held twice each month during the regular academic 
year. Each science major will be expected to prepare, deliver, and defend a 
paper for at least one seminar meeting during the three semester period of 
enrollment; other seminar papers will be presented not only by students but 
also by invited speakers, including members of the science faculty. 

BIOLOGY 

The requirements for a major in Biology are as follows: Biology I and II, 
Chemistry I and II, six semester hours of mathematics. Organic Chemistry I 
and II, Quantitative Analysis, Physics I and II, three semester hours of 
Science Seminar, plus eight additional directed Biology courses. 

1311,1312. 4 + 4hours tionships, taxonomy, physiology, and 

General Biology I, II economic or pathogenic significance of 

An introduction to modern biology, each group. Lecture and laboratory. 
The courses include the basic principles Prerequisite: 1311, 1312, 1321, 1322. 
of plant and animal biology, with empha- 
sis on structure, function, evolutionary 2312. 4 hours 
relationships, ecology and behavior. Genetics 

Lectures and laboratory. Prerequisite: An introduction to the study of inheri- 

131 1 must precede 1312, and it is rec- tance. The classical patterns of Mende- 

ommended that both semesters be con- lian inheritance are related to the control 

tiguous within an academic year. of metabolism and development. Lec- 
tures. Prerequisite: 1311, 1312. 
2311. 4 hours 

Microbiology 2351. 4 hours 

An introduction to the biology of Science Seminar 

viruses, bacteria, algae, and fungi. Con- This course is designed to give prac- 

sideration is given to phylogenetic rela- tice in the preparation, delivery, and dis- 



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cussion of scientific papers. The three 
semesters required (for which one credit 
is given per semester) may be sched- 
uled at any time beyond the student's 
freshman year. Meetings of the science 
seminar are normally held twice each 
month during the regular academic 
year. Each science major will be ex- 
pected to prepare, deliver, and defend a 
paper for at least one seminar meeting 
during the three semester period of en- 
rollment; other seminar papers will be 
presented not only by students but also 
by invited speakers, including members 
of the science faculty. 

3311. 4 hours 
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 

An intensive study of the structural 
aspects of selected vertebrate types. 
These organisms are studied in relation 
to their evolution and development. The 
laboratory involves detailed examina- 
tion of representative vertebrate speci- 
mens. Prerequisite: 1311, 1312. 

3312. 4 hours 
Human Physiology 

A detailed analysis of human func- 
tions that deals primarily with the in- 
teractions involved in the operation of 
complex human systems. Lecture and 
laboratory. Prerequisite: 1311, 1312, 
1321, 1322. 

3313. 4 hours 
Embryology 

A course dealing with the develop- 
ment biology of animals. Classical ob- 
servations are considered along with 
more recent experimental embryology. 
In the lab living and prepared examples 
of developing systems in representative 
invertebrates and vertebrates are con- 
sidered. Prerequisite: 1 31 1 , 1 31 2, 1 321 , 
1322. 



3315. 4 hours 
Cell Biology 

An in-depth consideration of cell ul- 
trastructure and the molecular mecha- 
nisms of cell physiology. Techniques in- 
volving the culturing and preparation of 
cells and tissues for experimental exam- 
ination are carried out in the laboratory. 
Prerequisite: 1311, 1312, 1321, 1322. 
Offered fall semester of odd numbered 
years. 

3316. 4 hours 
Advanced Topics in Biology 

Advanced course and laboratory work 
in selected areas of biology. Laboratory 
and lectures. Prerequisites: 1311,1312, 
2311, 2312. Currently: Advanced Bot- 
any, offered spring semester of even 
number years; and Biochemistry. 

4312. 4 hours 
Ecology 

A course dealing with the relation- 
ships between individual organisms and 
their environments. The emphasis is on 
the development of populations and in- 
teractions between populations and 
their physical surroundings. Lectures 
and laboratory. Prerequisites: 1311, 
1 31 2, 1 321 , 1 322, 231 1 . Offered spring 
semester of odd numbered years. 

4313. 4 hours 
Evolution 

A course dealing with the various bio- 
logical disciplines and their meaning in 
an evolutionary context. Also, a consid- 
eration of evolutionary mechanisms and 
the various theories concerning them. 
Prerequisite: 1311, 1312, 1321, 1322. 
Offered fall semester of even numbered 
years. 



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CHEMISTRY 



The requirements for a major in Chemistry are as follows: General 
Chemistry I and II, Organic Chemistry I and II, Elementary Quantitative 
Analysis, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Physical Chemistry I and II, 
Inorganic Chemistry I and II, Advanced Topics in Chemistry, Senior Re- 
search in Chemistry, and three semester hours of science Seminar. 



1321,1322. 4 + 4hours 

General Chemistry I, II 

An introduction to the fundamental 
principles of chemistry, including a study 
of the theories of the structure of atoms 
and molecules and the nature of the 
chemical bond; the properties of gases, 
liquids, and solids; the rates and ener- 
getics of chemical reactions; the proper- 
ties of solutions; chemical equilibria; 
electrochemistry; and the chemical be- 
havior of representative elements. The 
course includes a weekly three-hour 
laboratory, designed to provide immedi- 
ate experimental confirmation of the lec- 
ture material. Prerequisite or co- 
requisite: a course in elementary alge- 
bra and trigonometry. 

2321. 4 hours 
Elementary Quantitative Analysis 

An introduction to elementary analyti- 
cal chemistry, including gravimetric, vo- 
lumetric, and spectrophotometric 
methods of analysis. Emphasis in lec- 
tures is on the theory of analytical sepa- 
rations; solubility, complex, acid-base, 
and redox equilibria; the use of light as 
an analytical tool; and elementary elec- 
trochemical methods. The course in- 
cludes one three-hour laboratory period 
per week, during which analyses are 
carried out illustrating the methods dis- 
cussed in lecture. Intended for both 
chemistry majors and those enrolled in 
preprofessional programs in other phys- 
ical sciences and in the health sciences. 
Prerequisite: 1322. 

2322. 4 hours 
Instrumental Methods 

of Chemical Analysis 

A discussion of the principles and ap- 



plications of modern instrumentation 
used in analytical chemistry. The "black 
boxes used in academic, industrial, 
and medical analytical laboratories are 
explored and analyzed, and their advan- 
tages and limitations compared and 
contrasted. The course includes two 
three-hour laboratory periods per week, 
during which analyses are carried out 
involving the use of such tools as ultravi- 
olet, visible, and infrared spectrophoto- 
metry; atomic absorption spectrophoto- 
metry; potentiometry, including use of 
the pH meter; polarography; conducto- 
metry; gas chromatography; and nu- 
clear magnetic resistance spectropho- 
tometry. Prerequisite: 2321. 

2324,2325. 4 + 4hours 

Organic Chemistry I, II 

An introductory course in the princi- 
ples and theories of organic chemistry. 
Laboratory work involves the prepara- 
tion of simple compounds and the identi- 
fication of functional groups. Prerequi- 
site: 1321, 1322. 

3322,3323. 4 + 4hours 

Physical Chemistry I, II 

A systematic study of the foundations 
of chemistry, including the laws of ther- 
modynamics as applied to ideal and real 
gases, chemical reactions, and equilib- 
ria, and electrochemistry; the rates of 
chemical reactions, including the deduc- 
tion of rate laws and mechanisms; the 
kinetic theory of gases; applications of 
quantum mechanics to questions of 
atomic and molecular structure and 
spectra; and the fundamental principles 
of statistical mechanics. The course is 
supplemented by a weekly three-hour 
laboratory, designed to complement the 



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lecture discussions. Prerequisite: 2321 , 
2331, 2331, 2341, 2342. 

4321,4322. 4 + 4hours 

Inorganic Chemistry I, II 

A systematic study of the chemistry of 
inorganic compounds. The first semes- 
ter is devoted to theoretical inorganic 
chemistry; attention is given to the appli- 
cations of quantum mechanics and ther- 
modynamics to the structures of inor- 
ganic compounds and to the nature of 
acids and bases. In the second semes- 
ter discussion focuses on the descrip- 
tive chemistry of inorganic compounds, 
including those of the representative 
elements and the transition metals. The 
course includes a weekly three-hour 
laboratory, in whcih experience is 
gained in the methods of preparation 



and characterization of inorganic com- 
pounds. Prerequisite: 3323. 

4323. 2 hours 

Senior Research in Chemistry 

Investigation of a chemical topic, in- 
cluding a detailed literature study, labo- 
ratory manipulations, and presentations 
of a written summary of the results. Pre- 
requisite: permission of the instructor. 



4324. 4 hours 

Advanced Topics in Chemistry 

Advanced topics will be offered in the 
following fields: Organic Chemistry, Or- 
ganic Qualitative Analysis, Biochemis- 
try, Theoretical Chemistry, and Ad- 
vanced Inorganic Chemistry. Prerequi- 
site; permission of the instructor. 



MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 

Students working toward the degree Bachelor of Science in Medical 
Technology must successfully complete 90 semester hours of credit at 
Oglethorpe. An additional 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) are taken 
at a cooperating hospital during the senior year. These senior courses 
include Biochemistry, Hematology, Serology, Histology, Bacteriology, Cy- 
tology, Urinalysis, Basal Metabolism, Mycology, Parasitology, and Electro- 
cardiology. Courses to be completed at Oglethorpe include the following: 
College Math, Organic Chemistry I and II, Biology I and II, Physics I and II, 
Elementary Quantitative Analysis, plus two directed electives in Biology 
and one directed elective in Chemistry. 

MATHEMATICS 

The following courses are required for a major in Mathematics: College 
Math, Calculus I, II, III, and IV, Differential Equations, Advanced Algebra I 
and II, Computer Science I, Mechanics I and II, and Formal Logic. 



P331. 3 hours 

General Mathematics 

An introductory course covering col- 
lege arithmetic and introductory algebra 
preparatory to a college algebra course. 
It will, (1 ) offer students review and rein- 



forcement of previous mathematics 
learning, (2) provide mature students 
with a quick but thorough introduction to 
basic skills and introductory algebra. 
Does not satisfy the core requirement 
for math. 



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1331. 3 hours 

College Mathematics 

A study of elementary functions and 
coordinate geometry. Topics include the 
algebra of polynomials, exponential 
functions, logarithmic functions, line 
equations, the conic sections, and polar 
coordinates. 

2331,2332. 3 + 3hours 

Calculus I, II 

A course studying the basic ideas of 
analytical geometry, differential and in- 
tegral calculus of functions, including 
the ideas of function, limit, continuity, the 
derivative, and the integral. Prerequi- 
site: 1331 or equivalent for 2331, 2331 
or equivalent required for 2332. 

3331 . 3 hours 

Differential Equations 

Theory, methods of solution, and ap- 
plication of ordinary differential equa- 
tions, along with an introduction to par- 
tial differential equations. Prerequisite: 
2332. 



3332. 3 hours 

Special Topics 

Selected topics in keeping with the 
student's major and his interest. Possi- 
ble topics are Vector Analysis, Probabil- 
ity, Geometry, Matrices, Set Theory, etc. 

4331,4332. 3 + 3hours 

Calculus III, IV 

A rigorous treatment of the founda- 
tions of differential and integral calculus, 
using modern notations. Included are 
multiple, line surface integrals, infinite 
series and sequences, and improper in- 
tegrals. Prerequisite: 3331 or equivalent 
required for 4331, 4331 required for 
4332. 

4333,4334. 3 + 3 hours 

Advanced Algebra I, II 

A course with emphasis on algebraic 
structure, including groups, rings, fields, 
integral domains, matrices, and linear 
transformations. Prerequisite: 2332 re- 
quired for 4333, 4333 required for 4334. 



PHYSICS 

The following courses are required for a major in Physics: Physics I and II, 
Mechanics I and II, Electricity and Magnetism, Light and Optics, Junior 
Physics Laboratory I and II, Atomic and Nuclear Physics I and II, Senior 
Physics Laboratory I and II, Classical Topics in Theoretical Physics, Special 
Studies in Physics, College Math, Calculus I, II, III and IV, Differential 
Equations, and one directed math elective. 



2341,2342. 4 + 4hours 

Physics I, II 

An introductory course in physics con- 
centrating on the fundamental aspects 
of mechanics, heat, light, sound, elec- 
tricity, and modern physics. This course 
is designed to meet the requirement for 
entrance into medical schools and for 
those majoring in science. Prerequisite: 
1331 or equivalent for 2341, 2341 or 
equivalent required for 2342. 



3343. 1 + 1 hours 

Junior Physics Laboratory I, II 

An intermediate level lab intended to 
provide maximum flexibility selection of 
experiments appropriate to the interest 
of the individual students. Prerequisite: 
2341, 2342. 

3342. 3 hours 

Electricity and Magnetism 

An intermediate level course dealing 
with electric charge, fields, potential, 



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D.C. and A.C. circuits, magnetic phe- 
nomena, semiconductors, and electro- 
magnetic effects. Prerequisite: 2331, 
2332, 2342. 

3343. 3 hours 

Light and Optics 

An intermediate level course in the 
fundamental principles of physical, 
geometric and quantum optics. Prereq- 
uisites: 2341, 2342, and 3342 (or 
instructor's permission in place of the 
latter). 

3344,3345. 3 + 3hours 

Mechanics I, II 

An intermediate level course develop- 
ing the fundamental concepts and prin- 
ciples of mechanics using calculus and 
vector notation. Prerequisite: 2331, 
2332, 3331 required for 3344; 3344 re- 
quired for 3345. 



4341,4342. 3 + 3hours 

Atomic and Nuclear Physics I, II 

An intermediate level study of atomic 
and nuclear structure and the behavior 
of atomic and nuclear particles, plasma 
physics. Prerequisites: 2341, 2342, 
2331, 2332; 3331 required for 4341; 
4341 required for 4342. 

4343. 3 hours 

Theoretical Physics 

Selected topics in Lagrangian and 
Hamiltonian concepts, quantum me- 
chanics, thermodynamics. Prerequisite: 
3344, 3345, 3331. 

4344, 4345. 2 + 2 hours 

Senior Physics Laboratory I, II 

Selected experiments from modern 
physics. Prerequisite: 2341, 2342, 
2331, 2332. 



4346. 

Special Studies in Physics 



3 hours 



GENERAL SCIENCE 

The course level is appropriate for students with a good background in 
algebra but minimal one in other sciences. Students with excellent prepara- 
tion in all the sciences may elect one of the regular sequences in science. 



0351. 3 hours 

Physical Science 

The impacts of physical science and 
technology upon society are consid- 
ered. The conservation of soil, water, 
fuels, air, and other natural resources is 
discussed. The possible solutions of the 
problems of our physical environment 
are suggested. Lectures, films, etc. 



0352. 3 hours 

Biological Science 

A one semester course that serves as 
an introduction to the plant and animal 
kingdom. Emphasis will be placed on 
economic biology and problems of cur- 
rent interest. A brief survey of plant and 
animal phyla is included. 



1353. 4 hours 
Principles of Science I 

(May be sleeted to satisfy the core 
requirement in physical science.) Physi- 
cal science stressing student experi- 
mentation and analysis of data obtained 
by the students. Principles of Science I 
is primarily centered on investigation of 
characteristic properties of matter such 
as density, melting points, solubility, etc. 

1354. 4 hours 
Principles of Science II 

A continuation of Principles of Sci- 
ence I. Experiments are selected to illus- 
trate some of the available evidence for 
the atomic structure of matter. Prerequi- 
site: 1353, or permission of the instruc- 
tor. 



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Division IV Education 
And Behavioral Sciences 

Education provides courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Elementary 
and Secondary Education, with concentrations in Secondary Education 
available in the subject areas of English, mathematics, political science, 
biology, physics, chemistry, history, and behavioral sciences-sociology. 
The teacher preparation curricula are fully approved by the Georgia State 
Department of Education; successful program completion is necessary for 
obtaining a teaching certificate. Students desiring certification in other 
states should secure information from such states. 

ADMISSION TO AND RETENTION 
IN TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM 

Completion of the Teacher Education Program requires the following 
steps: 

1. Admission to the Teacher Education Program. Apply during second 
semester of the sophomore year or, for transfer students, after having 
attended Oglethorpe for one semester. 

2. Completion of a pre-teaching experience — "September Experi- 
ence." Apply for placement after completion of sophomore year. 

3. Completion of Student Teaching. Apply for placement by April 15 of 
junior year. 

4. Completion of entire approved program as found on the following 
pages. Professional courses should be completed according to the 
sequence listed in the approved program. 

Admission to Oglethorpe University does not admit a student to the 
Teacher Education Program. A person doing satisfactory academic work 
and approved by the Teacher Education Committee is admitted. Once 
admitted, the student's progress and record are subject to regular review by 
the advisor, other professors, and the Teacher Education Committee. No 
student on academic probation will be scheduled to do student teaching 
until such probation is removed. 

Admission to and retention in the Teacher Education Program are based 
in general on the following characteristics and achievements: evidence of 
good moral character and personality; evidence of emotional stability and 
physical stamina; a desire to work with children and/or youth; demonstra- 
tion of proficiency in oral and written English; a cumulative average of at 
least 2.2 with no grade less than "C" in a professional course; evidence of 
responsibility in student endeavors. 



EDUCATION AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES / 73 

Completion of the approved program is one of three required steps 
toward teacher certification in Georgia. Students also have to demonstrate 
competency in the subject field by making a satisfactory score on a state 
administered criterion-referenced test and must demonstrate the ability to 
perform competently in the classroom setting. Forms needed to apply for 
the Georgia teaching certificate are available in the office of the Director of 
Teacher Education. 

Approved programs leading to teacher certification in Georgia are 
described in the following sections. All approved programs include the 
requirements for meeting core requirements at Oglethorpe. They may 
require more general education than is required to meet the core require- 
ments for graduation, or they may require certain courses which may be 
applied to the core; careful advisement is necessary on the part of all 
students preparing to teach. Public speaking is a suggested elective for all 
education majors. 

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 

General education requirements must include Biology I and II, Physical 
Science or Principles of Science, College Math, American History I and II; 
otherwise regular core requirements should be met. 

Professional and teaching field courses to be taken during the sopho- 
more year are Child and Adolescent Psychology, Elementary Preparation 
in Health and Physical Education, and Introduction to Education. The junior 
year courses must be taken in sequence: Fall — Elementary School Lan- 
guage Arts, Mathematics in the Elementary School, Elementary School Art; 
Spring — Science in the Elementary School, Social Studies in the Elemen- 
tary School, Elementary School Music and Teaching of Reading. Educa- 
tional Psychology and the Learning Problems Practicum should be taken 
during the junior or senior year. Normally the last semester will be devoted 
to Elementary Curriculum (four weeks) and Student Teaching (eleven 
weeks). Electives are available in Developmental Reading and in Early 
Childhood Education and may be taken during the junior or senior year. 
Courses in Elementary Education are structured so that the student can 
choose a concentration in either early childhood (K-4) or middle grades 
(4-8). 

SECONDARY EDUCATION 

All secondary education programs require Biological Science, Physical 
Science (or appropriate specialized courses for science majors) and two 
courses in mathematics (to include College Mathematics) in addition to, or 
as part of, the general core. 



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All secondary education programs require the following courses in Pro- 
fessional Education: Introduction to Education, Child and Adolescent Psy- 
chology (sophomore); Secondary Curriculum, Educational Psychology, 
Learning Problems Practicum (junior or senior). Secondary Methods and 
Materials (first four weeks) and Student Teaching (last eleven weeks) 
comprise the student teaching semester, which is normally the last semes- 
ter of the senior year. 

Teaching field requirements for the various approved programs follow 
(some required courses are satisfied through core requirements): 

English 

English Composition I and II (or exemption), English Literature III and IV, 
American Literature I and II, Shakespeare, Public Speaking I, Contempo- 
rary Literature (since 1945), Modern Grammar, and Reading in the Content 
Areas. 



* History 

Western Civilization I and II, European History (two advanced electives). 
Modern World, American History I and II, The Civil War, Diplomacy of the 
United States, American Economic History or Urban History, and State and 
Local Government. 

*Politlcal Science 

Western Civilization I and II, U.S. History I and II, Governance of the 
United States, Constitutional Law, State and Local Government, Modern 
World, Metropolitan Planning, and Public Administration. 

^Behavioral Sciences-Sociology 

Introduction to Sociology, The Family, Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, 
Methodology in the Behavioral Sciences, History of Sociological Thought, 
Social Problems or The Community, two approved Sociology electives. 
Cultural Anthropology, Minority Peoples, and two approved Psychology 
electives. 



"Indicates narrow teaching field. Students should check with advisor regarding the addition of Social Sciences as a certified 
field. 



EDUCATION AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES / 75 



**Biology 

Biology I and II, Chemistry I and II, Physics I and II, Genetics, Ecology, 
and Human Physiology. Recommended electives include Comparative 
Anatomy, Microbiology, Embryology, Organic Chemistry and Statistics. 

**Chemistry 

Chemistry I and II, Physics I and II, Biology I and II, Calculus I and II, 
Quantitative Analysis, Organic Chemistry I and II, and Physical Chemistry I 
and II. Suggested electives include Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and 
Advanced Topics. 



**Physics 

Physics I and II, Chemistry I and II, Biology I and II, Calculus I and II, 
Electricity and Magnetism, Light and Optics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics, 
Differential Equations, and Senior Physics Lab I and II. 



Mathematics 

College Mathematics, Physics I and II, Calculus I, II, III and IV, Differential 
Equations, Advanced Algebra I, and College Geometry. Recommended 
electives include Set Theory and Probability and Statistics. 

EDUCATION 



2411. 3 hours 

Professional Preparation 
in Elementary Health 
and Physical Education 

Designed to expose the student to 
Health Education and Physical Educa- 
tion activities in the primary and interme- 
diate grades. A study is made of proce- 
dures and content in the development of 
both programs; emphasis is on the ap- 
praisal of pupil needs and interests. Pre- 
requisite: Sophomore standing. 

3411. 3 hours 

Teaching of Reading 

This course Includes methods of 
teaching reading used in developmental 



reading programs for kindergarten 
(reading readiness) through grade 
eight; special emphasis is given to the 
basal reading programs. Experience in 
the schools is included. Spring term. 
Prerequisite: 3421. 

3412. 3 hours 

Elementary School Language Arts 

This course includes instruction con- 
cerning the teaching of all forms of oral 
and written communication with the ex- 
ception of reading: spelling, creative 
writing, oral expression, listening skills, 
and the role of books in the education of 
the child. Fall term. Prerequisite: 3421. 



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3412. 3 hours 
Elementary School Language Arts 

This course includes instruction con- 
cerning the teaching of all forms of oral 
and written communication with the ex- 
ception of reading: spelling, creative 
writing, oral expression, listening skills, 
and the role of books in the education of 
the child. Fall term. Prerequisite: 3421. 

3413. 3 hours 
Social Studies in the 
Elementary School 

A study of aims, materials and 
methods, stressing the making and 
teaching of a unit. The unit approach to 
social studies is emphasized. Each stu- 
dent plans and teaches one or more 
social studies lessons in a designated 
elementary school classroom. These 
lessons concentrate on the integration 
of social studies with the other subject 
areas of the elementary school. Spring 
term. Prerequisite: 3421. 

3414. 3 hours 
Mathematics in the 

Elementary School 

A course dealing with the selection 
and organization of content, directing 
learning activities, stressing the teach- 
ing of math concepts. Experience in the 
schools is included. Fall term. Prerequi- 
site: 3421. 

3415. 3 hours 
Science in the Elementary School 

Selection and organization of the con- 
tent of materials for instruction; applica- 
tion of scientific principles and laws of 
learning to science instruction; problem 
solving approach; equipment selection 
and use; identification of goals in sci- 
ence instruction at the elementary level. 
Experience in the schools is included. 
Spring term. Prerequisite: 3414, 3421. 

3416. 3 hours 
Elementary School Art 

This course is designed to introduce 
the student to art media, techniques. 



and materials appropriate for coordinat- 
ing the teaching of art with all areas of 
the curriculum in grades kindergarten 
through six. Experience in the schools is 
included. Fall term. 



3417. 3 hours 

Elementary School Music 

A study of the fundamentals of music 
education, including methods and mate- 
rials appropriate for teaching music in 
the public schools. Experience in the 
schools is included. Spring term. 



3421. 3 hours 

Introduction to Education 

A study of the historical development, 
philosophy, organization, and basic is- 
sues underlying the American educa- 
tional system and the teaching profes- 
sion. Interpersonal theory of education 
is presented. Fall and Spring terms. Pre- 
requisite: Sophomore standing. 



3422. 3 hours 

Secondary Curriculum 

A study of the purposes and objec- 
tives of secondary education, overall 
curriculum-planning and development, 
and organization of content within sub- 
jects. Various prominent and experi- 
mental curricular patterns are analyzed. 
Provision is made for regular classroom 
observation by the student in public high 
schools of the Atlanta area. Fall term. 
Prerequisite: 3421. 

3441. 3 hours 

Early Childhood Education 

This course is designed to acquaint 
the student with various aspects of the 
curriculum for preschool through fourth 
grade. Integration of curricula areas will 
be emphasized and involvement of par- 
ents and other agencies in the education 
of young children will be stressed. An 
introduction to early childhood educa- 
tion. 



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3442. 3 hours 

Methods and Materials in Early 
Childhood Education 

Emphasizes development of mate- 
rials and metliods for achieving the ob- 
jectives of teaching for preschool 
through fourth grade. An interdisci- 
plinary approach is stressed. Prerequi- 
site: Junior standing. 



4411. 3 hours 
Literature for Children and 
Adolescents 

A study of literature appropriate to the 
school grades one through seven with 
emphasis upon selection of materials 
and techniques for creating interest and 
enjoyment through presentation. Expe- 
rience in the schools is included. Spring 
term. Prerequisite: Junior standing. 

4412. 12 hours 
Elementary Student Teaching 

and Seminar 

A course requiring full-time participa- 
tion in a school in the Atlanta area under 
the supervision of a qualified supervis- 
ing teacher. This is designed to promote 
gradual introduction to responsible 
teaching, including participation in the 
teacher's usual extracurricular activi- 
ties. A seminar on the college campus at 
designated times during the student 
teaching period is part of the course. Fall 
and Spring terms. Prerequisite: ap- 
proval and completion of September ex- 
perience. 

4421 . 3 hours 

Elementary Curriculum 
and Media 

To be taken the same semester as 
student teaching (4412). During the 
course the student synthesizes the 
knowledge, skills, and study of curricula 
essential for a beginning elementary 
teacher. Operation of audio-visual 
equipment, production of media and its 
use in the classroom are included. Pre- 
requisite: student teaching assignment. 



4422. 3 hours 
Secondary Methods and Materials 

To be taken concurrently with student 
teaching. A course designed to help pro- 
spective teachers develop varying 
methods and techniques of instruction 
appropriate to the nature of their subject 
and their own capabilities, and the meet- 
ing of the demand of various student 
groups. Problems such as classroom 
control, motivation, and the pacing of 
instruction are studied. Extensive use is 
made of resource people from the public 
schools, from other departments within 
the college, the community, and other 
professional people. Fall and Spring 
terms. Prerequisite: student teaching 
assignment. 

4423. 3 hours 
Educational Psychology 

A study of learning theory and its ap- 
plication to such problems as classroom 
control, the organization of learning ac- 
tivities, understanding individual differ- 
ences and evaluating teaching and 
learning. Emphasis is given to factors 
which facilitate and interfere with learn- 
ing. Fall term. Prerequisite: Senior 
standing. 

4424. 12 hours 
Secondary Student Teaching 

and Seminar 

A course requiring full-time participa- 
tion in a school in the Atlanta area under 
the supervision of a qualified supervis- 
ing teacher. This is designed to promote 
gradual introduction to responsible 
teaching, including participation in the 
teacher's usual extracurricular activi- 
ties. A seminar on the college campus at 
designated times during the student 
teaching period is part of the course. Fall 
and Spring terms. Prerequisite: ap- 
proval and completion of September ex- 
perience. 

4425. 3 hours 
Learning Problems Practicum 

This course is designed to assist 
teachers in the identification and educa- 



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tion of children who have special needs. 
The prospective teacher will become fa- 
miliar with the techniques of child study 
in a field setting, will learn to plan and 
implement educational approaches with 
both normal and special learners, and 
will learn methods of diagnostic teach- 
ing. Prerequisite: Senior standing. 



4429. 3 hours 

Reading in the Content Areas 

Techniques for developing profi- 
ciency in reading in content fields; study 
skills and rate improvement will be em- 
phasized. Course requirements and 
content will be consistent with the needs 
of upper elementary and secondary 
teachers. Prerequisite: 3411 or permis- 
sion of instructor. 



PSYCHOLOGY 

The basic program in psychology leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree 
and gives the student some choice in course selection. The major consists 
of at least ten psychology courses including Introduction to Psychology, 
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Introductory Experimental Psychol- 
ogy, Intermediate Experimental Psychology, History and Systems of Psy- 
chology, and either Theories of Personality or Abnormal Psychology. Psy- 
chology majors are also expected to take the following four directed elec- 
tives: Introduction to Sociology, Biology I and II, and either an upper division 
Biology or Philosophy elective. A "C" average in major coursework is 
required for graduation. 



PSYCHOLOGY 



C462. 3 hours 

Introduction to Psychology 

An introduction to general psychol- 
ogy, including both the experimental in- 
vestigation of such basic psychological 
processes as learning, perception, and 
motivation, and the psychological study 
of man as a person adjusting to complex 
personal and social forces. 

2461. 3 hours 

Theories of Personality 

A study of the ideas of several repre- 
sentative theories concerned with per- 
sonality. A comparison of theories is 
made and a suggested framework for 
evaluation of each theory is presented. 
Prerequisite: C462. 



2462. 3 hours 
Child and Adolescent Psychology 

A study of the child from conception 
through adolescence. Attention is given 
to physical, social, emotional, and intel- 
lectual development of the child with 
special emphasis placed on the impor- 
tance of learning. Prerequisite: C462. 

2463. 3 hours 
Abnormal Psychology 

An introduction to the psychological 
aspects of behavior disorders. Included 
are descriptive and explanatory studies 
of a variety of mental disorders, psycho- 
neuroses, psychoses, other maladjust- 
ments, their related conditions and 
methods of treatment. Prerequisite: 
C462. 



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2472. 3 hours 

Statistics for the Behavioral 
Sciences 

Treatment of quantitative methods, 
measurement, and analysis in the be- 
havioral sciences. Prerequisite: C331, 
C462, C471. 



3472. 3 hours 

Social Psychology 

A course concerned with the behavior 
of individuals in groups including social 
motivation, attitudes, group norms and 
membership, and social roles. Prerequi- 
site: C462, C471. 



3461. 4 hours 

Introductory Experimental Psychol- 
ogy 

A combination lecture-laboratory 
course emphasizing the design and ex- 
ecution of psychological research. Pre- 
requisite: C462, 2472. 



3462. 3 hours 

Intermediate Experimental 
Psychology 

In-depth studies of the findings and 
theories pertaining to simple and com- 
plex learning, and areas of controversy. 
Specific topics will involve learning and 
motivation, complex human behavior, 
verbal behavior, and psychophysics. 
Prerequisite: C462, 2472, 3461 . 



4461 . 3 hours 
History and Systems of Psychology 

A study of the historical development 
of modern psychology, covering its phi- 
losophical and scientific ancestry, the 
major schools of thought, and the con- 
temporary systems of psychology, and 
their theoretical and empirical differ- 
ences. Prerequisite: C462 and permis- 
sion of instructor. 

4462. 3 hours 

A seminar providing examination and 
discussion of various topics of contem- 
porary interest in psychology. Courses 
offered include "Psychology of Leader- 
ship" and "Psychology of Sex Differ- 
ences". Prerequisite: C462, one addi- 
tional psychology course and permis- 
sion of instructor. 



3463. 3 hours 

Tests and Measurements 

A study of the selection, evaluation, 
administration, interpretation and practi- 
cal uses of tests of intelligence, apti- 
tudes, interest, personality, social ad- 
justment, and the tests commonly used 
in industry. Prerequisite: C462, 2472. 



3464. 3 hours 

Applied Psychology 

Selected studies of the occupational 
endeavors of psychologists, the 
methods they employ, and the principles 
they have observed and applied. Pre- 
requisite: C462 and permission of in- 
structor. 



4463. 3 + 3 hours 
Directed Research in Psychology 

Original investigations and detailed 
studies of the literature in selected areas 
of psychology. Emphasis will be on origi- 
nal research. Prerequisite: C462, 2472, 
3461 , 3462, and permission of instruc- 
tor. 

4464. 3 hours 
Advanced Topics in Clinical 
Psychology 

Examination and discussion of topics 
of contemporary interest in clinical psy- 
chology. Courses on 'Behavior Modifi- 
cation" are offered under this designa- 
tion. Prerequisite: C462, and permission 
of instructor. 



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SOCIOLOGY 

A student may select a major in Sociology or a Sociology Major with a 
Social Work Concentration. In either case, a "C" average in major course- 
work is required for graduation. 

The Sociology Major consists of a minimum of ten sociology courses plus 
two directed electives in psychology. Required courses of sociology majors 
are: Introduction to Sociology, Statistics for Behavioral Sciences, Methodol- 
ogy in the Behavioral Sciences, and History of Sociological Thought. The 
remaining six sociology courses are to be elected by the student. Two of the 
following psychology courses are also required: Child and Adolescent 
Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Social 
Psychology. 

SOCIOLOGY MAJOR WITH SOCIAL 
WORK CONCENTRATION 

Ten sociology courses plus a semester in Field Placement constitute this 
major. A "C" average in major coursework is required prior to field place- 
ment for graduation. The required courses are: Introduction to Sociology, 
Field of Social Work, Methods of Social Work, Cultural Anthropology, 
Intergroup Relations, The Family, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 
and Criminology. Two sociology electives and two of the following psychol- 
ogy courses will be selected by the student: Child and Adolescent Psychol- 
ogy, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Social Psychol- 
ogy. 

SOCIOLOGY 

0471. 3 hours economic, religious, and other institu- 

Introduction to Sociology tional and Interpersonal situations are of 

(A Survey) primary concern. 

The study of human society, the na- 
ture of culture and its organization. Pro- 2471 . 3 hours 
cesses of communication, socialization, The Family 

mobility, and population growth are An analysis of the family institution as 
described and analyzed. Emphasis is a background for the study of family in- 
placed on methods, basic concepts, and teraction, socialization, and the parent- 
principal findings of the field. child relationship, courtship and mar- 
riage interaction, family crises and prob- 
1472. 3 hours lems. Prerequisite: 0471. 
Social Problems 

A study of the impact of current social 2472. 3 hours 

forces upon American society. Devia- Statistics for the Behavioral 

tion from social norms, conflict concern- Sciences 

ing social goals and values, and social Treatment of quantitative methods, 

disorganization as these apply to family, measurements, and analysis in the be- 



EDUCATION AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES / 81 



havioral sciences. Prerequisite: C331, 
C462, C471 . 

2473. 3 hours 

The Community 

The study of the community as an 
area of interaction with particular em- 
phasis on the impact of urbanization and 
industrialization upon the individual. 
Prerequisite: C471. 

3471 . 3 hours 
Cultural Anthropology 

An introduction to the study of people 
and their culture, using material from 
folk and modern cultures throughout the 
world. Emphasis is given to develop- 
ment of understanding of culture — its 
purpose, meaning, and function. Pre- 
requisite: C471. 

3472. 3 hours 
Social Psychology 

A course concerned with the behavior 
of individuals in groups including social 
motivation, attitudes, group norms and 
membership, and social roles. Prerequi- 
site: C471 , C462. 

3473. 3 hours 
Field of Social Work 

An orientation course based on the 
description and analysis of the historical 
development of social work and the op- 
eration in contemporary society of the 
many social work activities. Prerequi- 
site: C471. 



3474. 3 hours 
Methods of Social Work 

Study of the methods used in social 
work in contemporary social work activi- 
ties. Prerequisite: C471, 3473. 

3475. 3 hours 
Minority Peoples 

A study of minority peoples using both 
the anthropological and sociological 
perspectives. Although other types are 
considered, particular attention is fo- 



cused on racial and cultural minorities in 
terms of the prejudice and discrimina- 
tion they receive and the effect this has 
in their personalities and ways of life. 
Prerequisite: C471. 

3476. 3 hours 

Methodology in the Behavioral 
Sciences 

The design and implementation of re- 
search studies, and the use of control 
groups or statistical control. Prerequi- 
site: C331 , C463, C471 , 2472. 

4471. 12-1 5 hours 

Field Experience in Social Work 

Students concentrating in social work 
are placed with various social work 
agencies in the Atlanta area for on-the- 
job practicum experience. Prerequisite: 
3473, 3474, and approval of social work 
committee. 



4472. 3 hours 

Criminology 

The principles of criminology and pe- 
nology and an analysis of the criminal 
justice system; study of historical and 
contemporary theory and practice. Pre- 
requisite: C471 . 



4473. 3 hours 
Population 

The study of the social implications of 
changing fertility, mortality, and migra- 
tion patterns; the effects of population 
pressure upon culture and standards of 
living; and the current population trends 
in our own and other countries. Prereq- 
uisite: C331, C471. 

4474. 3 hours 
History of Sociological Thought 

A study of the major social theorists 
from early times to the present, with par- 
ticular emphasis on current sociological 
thought. Prerequisite: permission of in- 
structor. 



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4475. 1-3 hours 

Seminar in Sociology 

A seminar providing examination and 
discussion of various topics of contem- 
porary and historical interest in sociol- 



ogy. Courses offered include "Social 
Structure and Interaction" "Sociology of 
Women", "Sociology of Music", and 
"Sociology of Education". 



BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION / 83 

Division V Business 
Administration 

Three degree programs are offered in the Business Administration Divi- 
sion. These three are Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in 
Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration with a major 
in Accounting, and Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in 
Economics. 

To insure orderly completion of these programs, the prospective busi- 
ness major should consult with a faculty member of the division at the time 
of the first registration. It is important to correctly plan the program from the 
outset. The student will be held solely responsible for fulfilling this require- 
ment. 

Course requirements for the student who wants to matriculate for the 
Bachelor of Business Administration include the following: Business Law I, 
Business Concepts, Quantitative Methods in Business, Insurance, Eco- 
nomics I and II, Quantitative Methods III, Accounting I and II, Computer 
Science I, Human Relations, Business Finance, Marketing, Money and 
Credit, Principles of Management, plus two economics electives and four 
division electives. No grade less than "C" in Business Administration 
courses may be considered in meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of 
Business Administration. 

1510. 3 hours society. Emphasis will be placed on the 

Business Law I role of business within the economic and 

A course designed to give the student governmental environment, 
an awareness of a limited area of those 
aspects of the law which will be needed 
in day-to-day dealings with the problems 

of business. Special emphasis Is placed » x .j x^u • • , ^ 

upon the law of contracts, negotiable A study of the pnnciples and practices 

instruments, agency, and a study of the of Personal and property insurance. Em- 

I .-f n^Lr^^.^;^ n^ri^ „,. ;+ ^ i:^o phasis IS upon the formation of the insur- 

Uniform Commercial Code as it applies. ^ , ." , . .. 

ance relation; concealment, warranties, 

..g.... 3 hours ^^i^®'"' ^"^^ estoppel; Incontestability, 

Business Law II ^^^ respective interests of the benefi- 

A study of partnerships, corporations. ^'^^.' '"^^^^d' '"^^^^'■' ^^^'9"«^- ^"^ 
sales, bailments, security devices, prop- ^'^^ ' °'^' 
erty, bankruptcy, and trade infringe- 
ments. Prerequisite: 1510. 2512, 3 hours 

Quantitative Methods in Business 
1512. 3 hours An introduction to operations re- 
Business Concepts search, model building, optimization, 

The course is an interdisciplinary ap- probability, linear programming. Inven- 

proach to the structure, environment, tory models, and simulation. Major tech- 

and operation of business in modern niques and models of quantitative analy- 



1513. 3 hours 

Insurance 



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sis as applied to business are studied. 
Prerequisite: Math 2331 — Calculus. 



2511. 3 hours 

Computer Science (BASIC) 

An introduction to computer program- 
ming principles and the BASIC com- 
puter language; the operation and use of 
the Time-Shared Computer Terminal. 
Fee, $60.00. (One semester use of com- 
puter terminal.) 



2518. 3 hours 

Statistics 

The course includes descriptive and 
inferential statistics with particular em- 
phasis upon parametric statistics, prob- 
ability theory, Bayesian inference, deci- 
sion models, and regression and corre- 
lation analysis. Non-parametric statis- 
tics will be introduced. Prerequisite: 
2512 and 2511. 



3514. 3 hours 

Human Relations 

A course designed to inquire into plant 
operations and industrial relations, to 
emphasize the importance of people in 
business and the psychological under- 
standings that are necessary for suc- 
cessful management. 



3516. 3 hours 
Finance 

An investigation into the nature of or- 
ganization finance and its relation to the 
economy and other aspects of business 
management. Basic principles in the fi- 
nance function are examined as well as 
extensive analysis of financial health, 
growth indicators, and strategy. Atten- 
tion is given to the market for long-term 
and short-term funds, including the eco- 
nomic factors influencing the cost and 
availability of funds in the various money 
capital markets. Prerequisite: 2523, 
1531 and 2518. 

3517. 3 hours 
Marketing 

A course concerned with the policies 
and problems involved in the operation 
of market institutions. The course ex- 
amines broad principles in the organiza- 
tion and direction of the marketing func- 
tion and analytical aspects of marketing 
and consumer behavior. Prerequisite: 
2518, 1531. 

4516. 3 hours 

Management 

Here the concern is with principles 
and current theories in management. 
Emphasis is placed on leadership, 
decision-making, conflict, span of con- 
trol, use of committees, and manage- 
ment in the future. Prerequisite: 3516. 



ECONOMICS 

The Economics concentration is designed to familiarize the student with 
the structure and functioning of the economic system and the basic tools of 
economic analysis. The program provides basic preparation for a broad 
range of career opportunities and is particularly recommended for those 
planning to pursue graduate work in Economics and Business Administra- 
tion. Required courses include the following: Business Law, Business Con- 
cepts, Insurance, Principles of Economics I and II, Quantitative Methods in 
Business, Principles of Accounting I and II, Computer Science I, Statistics, 
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money and Credit, Forecasts and Per- 
formance, plus four additional Economics electives. Computer Science II or 



BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION / 85 



a Division elective may be substituted for one of these Economics electives. 
No grade less than "C" in Economics courses may be considered in 
meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration 
degree in Economics. 



C512. 3 hours 

Principles of Economics I 

The changing economic system with 
its developing problems is studied from 
the simple circumstances of Colonial 
times, through the emergent industrial- 
ism of the middle period, to the complex, 
specialized, and diverse conditions of 
today. An introductory survey of aggre- 
gate economic principles. The scope 
and method of economics, base supply 
and demand theory, and national in- 
come theory is intermeshed. 

2523. 3 hours 

Principles of Economics II 

Applications of economic principles to 
economic problems; the theory of pro- 
duction; income distribution; agriculture/ 
government regulation of business; la- 
bor organizations; international trade/ 
elementary microeconomic models. 

3521. 3 hours 
Microeconomics 

An intensive study of the behavior of 
the consumer and the firm, problems of 
production and distribution, and the 
structure of markets. Attention is given 
to the effects of price and income 
changes on product demand and factor 
supply, the use of forecasts, and the 
study and quantitative analysis of price 
and product policies in imperfect market 
structures under conditions of uncer- 
tainty and risk. Prerequisite: 2523, 251 8, 
C521. 

3522. 3 hours 
Macroeconomics 

A comprehensive survey of aggre- 
gate economic analysis; the theory and 
measurement of national income and 
employment; price levels; business fluc- 
tuations; monetary and fiscal policies; 



economic growth. Quantitative analyses 
utilizing intermediate quantitative 
methods and econometric models. Pre- 
requisite: 2532, 2512, C521. 

3525. 3 hours 
Money and Credit 

The nature and development of the 
money and credit systems of the United 
States; the functions and activities of 
financial institutions; commercial bank- 
ing; the Federal Reserve System. Em- 
phasis is upon the cause and effect rela- 
tionships between money and economic 
activity, including effects on employ- 
ment, prices, income, distribution of 
wealth, and growth. Focus is on mone- 
tary theory, money and credit flows, and 
the impact on economic activity and 
business decisions. Prerequisite: C521 . 

3526. 3 hours 
Labor Economics 

The history, theory, and practices of 
the American labor movement. A study 
of labor organizations as economic and 
social institutions including a survey of 
the principles and problems of union- 
management relationships encountered 
in collective bargaining and in public po- 
licies toward labor. Prerequisite: C521 , 
2523. 

4522. 3 hours 

Forecasts and Preformance 
(Business Cycles) 

Emphasis is given to the nature and 
theories of business fluctuations, the de- 
velopment and use of various economic 
indicators in forecasting probable levels 
of business activity, and budgetary plan- 
ning and evaluation. Attention is given to 
the ways in which governmental mone- 
tary and fiscal policies are developed to 
induce desired business reactions and 



86 /OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 



economic results and the institutional 
factors which facilitate and impede busi- 
ness performance. Prerequisite: 2523, 
2512, and 3522 or 3525. 

4523. 3 hours 

International Economics 

A study of international trade and fi- 
nance; regional specialization; national 
commercial policies; international in- 
vestments; balance of payments; for- 
eign exhange; foreign aid policies; in- 
ternational agreements on tariffs and 
trade. Prerequisite: C521 , 2523; permis- 
sion of instructor. 



4525. 3 hours 

Public Finance 

An analysis of the impact of federal, 
state and local government expendi- 
tures, revenues, debt management and 
budgeting on the allocation of re- 
sources, the distribution of income, the 
stabilization of national income and em- 
ployment, and economic growth. Ex- 
penditure patterns, tax structures, micro 
and macroeconomic theories of public 
expenditures and taxation will be ex- 
amined. Prerequisite: C521, 2523. 



ACCOUNTING 

The primary objective of the program in Accounting is to prepare men and 
women for responsible accounting positions in industry, government, and 
public accounting. The field of accountancy is dynamic and challenging. 
Therefore, preparation for accounting positions requires a broad under- 
standing of general situations as well as thorough knowledge of the general 
field of accounting. To prepare students to meet and master the changing 
field of accounting, a forward-looking undergraduate accounting curriculum 
has been designed. The program is based upon a common core of courses 
which examines the functions and the environment of business organiza- 
tions. Beyond this core, the student may choose to study any of several 
related subjects in Business Administration and Economics. The following 
courses are required: Business Law I and II, Insurance, Quantitative 
Methods in Business, Accounting I and II, Statistics, Computer Science I, 
Economics I and II, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Human Relations, 
Business and Technical Writing, Business Finance, Marketing, Money and 
Credit, Business and Personal Taxes, Cost Accounting, Principles of 
Management, plus two accounting electives and two division electives. No 
grade less than "C" in Accounting or other Business courses may be 
considered in meeting the requirements for a Bachelor of Business Ad- 
ministration degree in Accounting. 



1530. 3 hours 

Principles of Accounting I 

A study of accounting principles, con- 
cepts, and the nature of financial state- 
ments. Emphasis is placed upon the use 
of accounting as a device for reporting 
business activity. 



1531. 3 hours 

Principles of Accounting II 

A study of the utilization of accounting 
information in business management, 
with emphasis upon construction and 
interpretation of financial statements. 
Prerequisite: 1530. 



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2532. 3 hours 
Intermediate Accounting I 

A study of the development of ac- 
counting theories and their application 
to the preparation and correction of 
financial statennents, to the measure- 
ment of periodic income, to asset ac- 
quisition, and to the capital structure of 
business corporations. Prerequisite: 
1530, 1531. 

2533. 3 hours 
Intermediate Accounting II 

The study of accounting theory as it 
relates to the more specialized prob- 
lems of price level changes, funds, cash 
flow statements, and related concepts. 
Prerequisite: 1530, 1531, 2532. 

3534. 3 hours 
Cost Accounting 

A study of the principles and tech- 
niques of cost control with concentration 
of the structural aspects of cost account- 
ing as a managerial tool and on the pro- 
cedures involved in solving cost ac- 
counting problems. Prerequisite: 1530, 
1531. 

3535. 3 hours 
Business and Personal Taxes 

A study of the income tax laws and 
related accounting problems for individ- 
uals, partnerships, and corporations. 
The course is additionally concerned 
with the managerial effects of taxation 
upon decisions and policies in the plan- 
ning, organization, and operation of a 
business enterprise. Prerequisite: 1530, 
1531. 

4535. 3 hours 

Advanced Accounting 
(One Semester) 

The application of accounting princi- 
ples and concepts to specialized busi- 
ness situations including partnerships, 
mergers, acquisitions, fiduciary relation- 



ships, installments, consignments, and 
foreign exchange. Prerequisite: Senior 
standing and 2532, 2533. 

4536. 3 hours 
Managerial Accounting 

A study of internal accounting report- 
ing with particular emphasis upon 
decision-oriented cost analysis and re- 
porting. This course includes such areas 
as budgeting, quantitative controls, al- 
ternative costs, and direct costing. Pre- 
requisite: 1530, 1531, 3534. 

4537. 3 hours 
Auditing 

A study of auditing standards and pro- 
cedures, use of statistical and other 
quantitative techniques, and prepara- 
tion of audit working papers, reports, 
and financial statements. Emphasis is 
placed upon the criteria for the estab- 
lishment of internal controls and the ef- 
fect of these controls on examinations 
and reports. Prerequisite: 1530, 1531, 
2532, 2533. 

4538. 3 hours 
Accounting Control Systems 

A study of business information and 
reporting requirements including the 
fundamentals of analysis, design, and 
installation of accounting and other re- 
porting systems. Prerequisite: 1530, 
1531. 

4539. 3 hours 
Development of 

Accounting Thought 

A study of the principles evolved 
through the years which are basic to 
currently accepted theories of account- 
ing. Course consists of readings, dis- 
cussions, and reports on current ac- 
counting theory with emphasis on pro- 
nouncements by professional organiza- 
tions and governmental agencies. Pre- 
requisite: 1530, 1531, 2532, 2533. 



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DIVISION ELECTIVES 

Division electives are recommended to enhance career opportunities 
and will be offered primarily during evening hours. 



2553. 3 hours 

Principles of Real Estate 

An introductory course designed to 
give the student an understanding of the 
technicalities of selling and buying land 
and homes and the legal principles pe- 
culiar to real estate. The forms used in 
real estate transactions and the knowl- 
edge of mathematical computations 
necessary to become a licensed real 
estate salesman are also covered. 



income, and marketability, and the ac- 
cepted practices in the management of 
funds. Attention will be given to the tech- 
niques and principles of critical analysis, 
with consideration of the time value of 
money, and an introduction to some of 
the technical approaches to portfolio 
management as well as interpretations 
of corporation reports from the funda- 
mental investment viewpoint. Prerequi- 
site: 1531. 



2554. 3 hours 
Computerized Accounting 
(Time-Sharing System) 

The objectives of the course are: Miti- 
gating the drudgery of adding machines 
and handcopying — Making more time 
available to master accounting analysis 
with the computer supplying the mathe- 
matical sophistication — Making time 
available for actually writing accounting 
programs for the computer — And hav- 
ing the logic of complex probelms con- 
sidered by student teamwork, much as 
intelligent members of a business econ- 
omy. The course is based on approxi- 
mately 60 computer programs written in 
BASIC. These programs can be called 
forth by the student to journalize, post, 
prepare trial balances and financial 
statements, as well as to make analyses 
of financial and management account- 
ing simulations. (Time-Sharing System 
Applications in Accounting, Student 
Guides, and a standard accounting text- 
book will be used.) Terminal fee, $60.00. 
Prerequisite: 2511, 1531. 

2555. 3 hours 
investment Principles 

and Analysis 

This course is designed to acquaint 
the student with the various types of in- 
vestment securities, techniques and va- 
luation, the recognized tests of safety, 



3551. 3 hours 
Survey of Taxation 

A survey of the income tax laws re- 
lated to individuals and business. This 
course is specifically designed for the 
non-accounting major and is concerned 
primarily with individual taxation. 

3552. 3 hours 
Computer Science II 

Advanced concepts in computer pro- 
gramming and a further introduction to 
quantitative methods are presented in 
the BASIC language. An introduction to 
other specialized languages including 
FORTRAN, COBOL, and GPSS will be 
provided to indicate more fully the popu- 
larly known potentials of computer appli- 
cation. Students will use the computer 
terminal and "canned programs" as well 
as write programs for special applica- 
tions in business, economics, and sci- 
ence. Terminal Fee, $60.00 Prerequi- 
site: 2511. 

3553. 3 hours 
International Business 

This course is designed to acquaint 
the student with the problems encoun- 
tered in conducting business outside 
one's own country and to provide a basis 
for evaluating the impact on business 
activities of the changing economic, po- 
litical, and cultural environment in an in- 
ternational environment. 



BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION / 89 



3554. 3 hours 

Personnel Management 

A study of the principles, concepts 
and practices associated with the man- 
agement of the personnel function in 
profit and non-profit organizations. The 
ultimate goal would be to impress upon 
the student the importance of proper hu- 
man resource utilization in any organi- 
zation. 

3556. 3 hours 

Marketing Communications 

Principles, concepts and practices re- 
lating to the various kinds of communi- 
cations employed to disseminate infor- 
mation about products and services to 
potential buyers. Communications 
methods to be studied include advertis- 
ing, personal selling, sales promotion 
and public relations. The behavioral as- 



pects of both messages and media will 
be explored. 

4556. 3 hours 

Marketing Management 

The primary objective of this course is 
to pursue in depth the marketing con- 
cepts introduced in Marketing 351 7 with 
particular emphasis on the product plan- 
ning viewpoint. Marketing program de- 
sign and budgeting will be highlighted, 
and management principles will be ap- 
plied. Prerequisite: 3517, 4516. 

4558. 3 hours 

Directed Studies in 
Business and Economics 

An intensive study of diverse topics 
under the direct supervision of the In- 
structor. Prerequisite: consent of the 
Chairman of the Department. 



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Division VI 

Graduate Studies 

In Elementary Education 



Oglethorpe University offers a program leading to the degree Master of 
Arts in Elementary Education. Graduates are eligible for T5 certification in 
Georgia and for comparable certification in other states. 

Program Approval: Georgia State Department of Education 

Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools 

Memberships: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 
Atlanta Area Teacher Education Service. 



For application please write: 

Office of Admissions 

Oglethorpe University 

Atlanta, Georgia 30319 

or call 
233-6864 or 261-1441 



GRADUATE STUDIES / 91 

Division VI Graduate 

Studies In Elementary Education 

PROGRAM 

The Graduate Division offers work leading to the degree Master of Arts in 
elementary education. Completion of the master's program requires the 
following steps: 

1 . Full admission to the Graduate Division. 

2. Admission to Candidacy. Apply after completion of twelve semester 
hours graduate credit at Oglethorpe. 

3. Satisfactory completion of a comprehensive final examination. Apply 
after completion of all required courses but not sooner than one 
semester prior to expected graduation. 

4. Completion of thirty-six semester hours approved credit. Application 
for diploma should be made during the semester prior to anticipated 
completion of degree requirements. 

ORGANIZATION 

The Graduate Division is organized as one of the six academic divisions 
of Oglethorpe University. All graduate work is administered by the Graduate 
Division, which is governed by the Graduate Council under the policies of 
the University. The Graduate Council is the policy-making body chosen 
from the graduate faculty and administration, under the leadership of the 
chairman of the Graduate Division. 

The purposes of the graduate program are to provide well-qualified 
students with the opportunity to obtain the first graduate degree, to provide 
members of the teaching profession with the opportunity to enhance their 
competencies and knowledge in the area of elementary education, includ- 
ing the opportunity for those teachers not desiring a graduate degree to 
enhance their knowledge and skills. Inherent in the guiding philosophy is 
the assumption that graduate study includes more than the passing of 
prescribed courses and the meeting of minimum requirements. All students 
who receive graduate degrees must possess a broad knowledge of the 
literature of their field of study, be capable of sustained study, exhibit the 
power of independent thinking, and possess reasonable knowledge of the 
techniques of research. 

ADMISSION 

Upon recommendation of the chairman of the Graduate Council and 
approval of the Graduate Council, a person holding a bachelor's degree 
from an accredited college or university may be admitted to the Graduate 



92 / OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

Division. In addition to general requirements prescribed, the applicant must 
submit transcripts of all previous work completed, satisfactory scores on the 
Graduate Record Examination (Aptitude Test), two recommendations 
(form provided) from previous colleges attended and/or employers and, 
when deemed necessary, take validating examinations or preparatory 
work. Candidates not previously prepared for teaching must meet require- 
ments for first professional certification before completing requirements for 
the master's degree. 

PROCEDURE 

Application forms may be obtained from the Office of Admissions of the 
University. Completed forms should be returned to the Office of Admissions 
as soon as possible but at least twenty days prior to the term in which the 
applicant expects to enroll. These forms should be accompanied by a 
$20.00 application fee (non-refundable). All material (completed forms, fee, 
transcripts, and test scores) should be sent directly to the Office of Admis- 
sions, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia 30319. To insure proper 
consideration, all documents must be on hand at least twenty days prior to 
the proposed time of enrollment. All documents become the property of the 
University and will not be returned. 

If an applicant does not choose to enter the Graduate Division in the term 
indicated on the application, the applicant should notify the Office of Admis- 
sions of the change and indicate a new date of entrance, if applicable. 
Otherwise, the original admission will be canceled, the file discontinued, 
and a new application will be required for admission at a later date. 

Admission to the Graduate Division does not imply ultimate acceptance 
as a candidate for an advanced degree. For admission to candidacy, see 
the section Admission to Candidacy. 

Information concerning the administration of the Graduate Record Exam- 
ination may be obtained from the Office of Admissions or by writing: Educa- 
tion Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08540. 

CLASSIFICATION 

Students may be admitted to the Graduate Division under any one of the 
following classifications: 

Regular. A student who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 
2.8 on a 4.0 scale, satisfactory scores on the GRE and the recommendation 
of the chairman of the Graduate Division, and who has completed all 
prerequisites required for admission may be admitted as a regular graduate 
student. 



GRADUATE STUDIES / 93 

Provisional. A person failing to meet one or more of the standards 
required for admission as a regular student or a qualified senior may be 
admitted under conditions specified at the time of admission by the chair- 
man of the Graduate Council and approved by the Graduate Council. The 
provisionally admitted student may apply to the chairman of the Graduate 
Division for reclassification when the conditions have been met. Graduate 
courses completed by the provisional student may be counted toward a 
degree after the student has been reclassified as a regular student. 

A senior within six semester hours of completing requirements for the 
bachelor's degree may be permitted to enroll in courses for graduate credit 
provided that: (1 ) the student has the permission of the head of the educa- 
tion department and the chairman of the Graduate Division; (2) the student 
is otherwise qualified for admission to graduate study except for the degree, 
and (3) the total load in a semester would not exceed fifteen semester 
hours. Under no circumstances may a course be used for both graduate 
and undergraduate credit. 

Transient. A study in good standing in another recognized graduate 
school who wishes to enroll in the Graduate Division of Oglethorpe Univer- 
sity and who plans to return thereafter to the former institution may be 
admitted as a transient graduate student. In lieu of full transcripts and 
regular applications the student must submit a transient student application 
form completed by the graduate dean listing specific courses to be taken for 
credit. Any student admitted on this basis should understand that registra- 
tion terminates upon the completion of the work authorized by the degree- 
granting institution. If later electing to seek a degree from Oglethorpe 
University, the student must make formal application for admission and may 
petition to have credit earned as a transient student applied toward the 
degree at Oglethorpe University. 

Unclassified. A degree holder who is not a prospective candidate for a 
degree at Oglethorpe University, such as a person seeking to meet certifi- 
cation requirements or local school requirements, may be admitted without 
presenting test scores or recommendations. Credit earned by a student in 
this category may be counted toward the degree only with consent of the the 
Graduate Council. 

REGISTRATION 

Registration dates for each term are listed on page 5 of this publication. 
Several weeks prior to the beginning of each term, students may obtain 
from the Registrar's Office a schedule of classes for that particular term. 
Graduate summer sessions may vary slightly either as to dates or length of 
courses. 



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COURSES AND LOADS 



Courses numbered 6000 are open only to graduate students. Some Arts 
and Sciences courses with 4000 numbers carry either undergraduate or 
graduate credit; graduate students, however, are expected to do more 
extensive reading, prepare additional reports, and/or produce papers or 
other projects requiring more extensive research. 

The maximum course load for any graduate student is fifteen credit hours 
per semester or six credit hours in a summer term. Any student serving as a 
graduate assistant must carry a reduced load. A person working more than 
thirty hours per week normally may not register for more than six hours 
credit per semester. In all cases, the graduate student is urged to register for 
only the number of hours which can be successfully completed. 

ADVISEMENT 

Upon admission to the Graduate Division, each student is assigned to a 
member of the graduate faculty in education who serves as advisor and 
guides the student in planning a program of study. 

GRADING 

The quality of work of courses taken in the graduate program Is indicated 
by the marks A, B, C, and F. Grades of I and W are reserved for special 
cases. Listed below are requirements for each of these grades: 

A — Excellent, with four quality points for each credit hour 
B — Good, with three quality points for each credit hour 
C — Poor, with two quality points for each credit hour 
F — Unsatisfactory work or unofficial withdrawal 
I — Incomplete may be used if the student, because of unusual 
circumstances, is unable to complete the required work in the 
prescribed time interval, provided the student was doing satis- 
factory work. Such a grade must be removed by the completion 
of the work within one year or the I becomes an F. 
W — Official withdrawal may be permitted if the student's progress is 
interrupted by illness or other emergencies. 

STANDARDS 

Candidates for the master's degree must meet the following academic 
standards: 
1 . The student's overall grade point average for work submitted in a 
graduate program must be 3.0 or higher. 



GRADUATE STUDIES / 95 

2. If, in any case, the candidate fails to maintain satisfactory academic 
standards, a review by the Graduate Council will determine the 
student's continuation in a graduate program. 

ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY 

Application for the Master of Arts degree in elementary education must be 
filed with the chairman of the Graduate Division after the student has twelve 
semester hours of graduate study at Oglethorpe University. Application for 
admission to candidacy would be given or refused following an examination 
of the overall work of the student and careful review of the work completed 
at Oglethorpe. Notice of action taken on application for admission to candi- 
dacy would be given in writing to the student and to the student's advisor. 
The student seeking the Master of Arts degree in elementary education 
must furnish certification by the chairman of the Education Department of 
eligibility for first professional certification or include appropriate make-up 
work in the program. 

GRADUATION 

Required Hours. The program leading to the Master of Arts degree in 
elementary education will require completion of thirty-six semester hours of 
course credit beyond the bachelor's degree as a minimum requirement. 
The following minimum requirements must be included in the credit earned: 

Foundations of Education — nine semester hours 

Elementary Teaching Field courses — fifteen semester hours to 

include twelve semester hours required in elementary education. 

Residence. At least twenty-one semester hours of graduate work must 
be completed on campus. 

Time Limit. In any graduate program all work (including the comprehen- 
sive examination) must be completed within a six-year period. It is expected 
that the student will complete the program with reasonable continutiy. 

Transfer, Extension, Correspondence Credit. A maximum of six se- 
mester hours of graduate credit may be transferred from another accredited 
institution subject to the following conditions: (1) transfer credit will not be 
considered prior to admission to candidacy; (2) work already applied toward 
another degree cannot be accepted; (3) work must have been completed 
within the six-year period allowed for the completion of degree require- 
ments; (4) work must have been applicable toward a graduate degree at the 
institution where the credit was earned; (5) work offered for transfer must 
have the approval of the Graduate Division; and (6) acceptance of the 
transfer credit does not reduce the residence requirement. 

Under no circumstances may credit earned through correspondence 
work be applied toward satisfaction of degree requirements. 



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COMPREHENSIVE FINAL EXAMINATION 

A comprehensive final examination is required of all candidates for the 
master's degree at or about the time all other requirements have been met. 
The following regulations govern the administration of the comprehensive 
examination: 

1. The student must be registered when taking the examination. 

2. The examinations are developed and administered by such members 
of the Graduate Faculty as may be appointed by the chairman of the 
Graduate Division. 

3. The examination covers all work prescribed by the student's program 
of work, including transferred work. 

TUITION AND FEES 

Graduate students are charged at the rate of $1 90.00 per three semester 
hour course. An application fee (non-refundable) of $20.00 must accom- 
pany the application. 

An application for degree must be made at least two months prior to 
commencement at which time a $15.00 diploma fee is due. 

WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS 

Students who find it necessary to drop courses or change courses must 
secure an approval drop slip from the Registrar. Refunds are subject to the 
same requirements as explained in the chapter on Finances. 



Graduate Courses 

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 

*6401. 3 hours mance, insight, and emotional — are 

Introduction to Research in considerd with primary emphasis being 

Education placed on how learning occurs, rather 

A course dealing with the principles of than what is learned. Emphasis upon 
research with particular emphasis upon application of concepts learned will in- 
the interpretation of and design of basic elude use of films and simulation mate- 
research in education. Includes use of rials, 
and interpretation of statistical data. 

*6412. 3 hours 

Social Studies for Elementary 

*6411. 3 hours Schools 

Psychology of Learning A course designed to enhance the 

This course examines human learn- competence and creativity of the 

ing and the conditions which affect it. teacher in Social Studies for the elemen- 

Various types of learning — perfor- tary school grades. 



GRADUATE STUDIES / 97 



6413. 3 hours 

Language Arts for Today's 
Schools 

Elementary language arts curriculum 
goals, content, and teaching problems 
are considered in sequence from kinder- 
garten through the elementary school. 

*6414. 3 hours 

Mathematics for Elementary 
Schools 

Application of general teaching 
methods to mathematics and the study 
of mathematics materials, programs, 
and teaching skills are included in this 
course. Supplementary topics include 
the metric system, calculators and 
problem-solving. 

*6415. 3 hours 

The Teaching of Elementary 
Science 

This course focuses on developing 
the skills and attitudes needed to teach 
today's activity-oriented science curric- 
ula. Each participant can adapt work to 
her or his needs and interests through 
choice of readings, activities, and devel- 
opment of materials. 

6416. 3 hours 
Children's Literature 

A course designed to enhance the 
competence and creativity of the 
teacher in children's literature for the 
elementary school grades. 

6417. 3 hours 
Music for Today's Schools 

A course designed to enhance the 
competence and creativity of the 
teacher in music for the elementary 
school grades. 



6418. 3 hours 

Art for Today's Schools 

A course designed to enhance the 
competence and creativity of the 
teacher in art for the elementary school 
grades. 



*6421. 3 hours 

Foundations of Education 

The study of historical and philosophi- 
cal foundations of education from an- 
cient times to today. Philosophy will be 
viewed within the historical context of its 
development. 



6422. 3 hours 

Curriculum Innovation and 
Education Media 

A general study of various curricula in 
elementary schools and an in-depth 
study of one elementary curriculum. In- 
cludes an introduction to the media used 
in the study of teaching and learning and 
in the acquisition of skills and knowl- 
edge. The media include the means and 
agencies involved in education as well 
as the educational environment. 



6423. 3 hours 

The Middle School Learner 

Emphasis is on the nature of the mid- 
dle school child, including characteris- 
tics, needs and assessment. Methods of 
using the curriculum and educational 
program to meet the diverse educational 
needs of the middle school learner are 
examined as they relate to the nature of 
the child. (Middle Grades Certification) 



6424. 3 hours 

Learning Difficulties 

This course addresses the problem of 
atypical students in the regular aca- 
demic setting. Course content will con- 
cern students who have difficulty learn- 
ing, how they can be identified and what 
can be done by classroom teachers to 
help them. Emphasis is given to basic 
understanding of a variety of learning 
difficulties, information screening proce- 
dures and appropriate instructional pro- 
cedures for the regular classroom. How 
to make referrals and work with special- 
ists in the various areas of learning dis- 
abilities will be included. 



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6429. T.B.A. 

Special Studies in Education 

A study of the nature of reading with 
emphasis given to the skills required in 
reading. Basic principles, techniques, 
methods and materials which provide 
for differentiated instruction are consid- 
ered. 

*6431. 3 hours 

Modern Reading Instruction 

A study of the nature of reading with 
emphasis given to the skills required in 
reading. Basic principles, techniques, 
methods and materials which provide 
for differentiated instruction are consid- 
ered. 

6434. 3 hours 

Diagnosis and Remediation of 
Reading Problems 

A study of the nature of reading prob- 
lems. Practice is given in the administra- 
tion and interpretation of formal and in- 
formal diagnostic procedures. Correc- 
tive and remedial techniques, materials 
and procedures will be studied. Empha- 
sis will be given to less severe disabili- 
ties. This course is designed for the ex- 
perienced teacher. Prerequisite: 6431 
or permission of instructor. 



6441. 3 hours 
Programs of Early Childhood 
Education 

A general study of current American 
early childhood programs. The course 
will include an examination of the 
theories of human development under- 
lying the various programs. 

6442. 3 hours 
Principles and Practices in Early 
Childhood Education 

The basic purpose of this course is to 
introduce students to principles, ideas 
and procedures for teaching children in 
preschool through fourth grade. The fo- 
cus will be on practice and materials. 

6443. 3 hours 
Human Growth & Development: 
The Young Child 

A study of human growth and devel- 
opment from infancy through fourth 
grade. Included are theories which de- 
scribe physical, social, emotional, and 
intellectual development and the ways 
in which these relate to learning. (Early 
ChHdhood Certification) 



'Courses required for graduation. 



THE ADMINISTRATION / 99 

Administration 

(Year of appointment in parentheses) 

Manning M. Pattillo, Jr. (1975) President 

B.A., University of the South; A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago; LL.D., Le 

Moyne College; LL.D., St. John's University; L.H.D., University of Detroit; 

L.H.D., College of New Rochelle; L.H.D., Park College; Litt.D., St. Norbert 

College 
Paul Kenneth Vonk (1 967) President Emeritus 

A.B., Calvin College; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Duke University 
Charles L. Towers (1976) Assistant to tlie President 

B.A., University of Southern California; LL.D., Oglethorpe University 
G. Malcolm Amerson (1968) Dean of the College 

B.S., Berry College; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University 
Carl V. Hodges (1977) Dean of Continuing Education 

B.S., Georgia Southern College; M.Ed., Duke University; D.Ed., University of 

Georgia 
John B. Knott, III (1971) Dean of Administration 

A.B., University of North Carolina; M.Div., Duke University; Ph.D., Emory 

University 
Elgin F. MacConnell (1959) Dean of Services 

A.B., Allegheny College; M.A., New York University 
Charles P. Sullivan (1971) Director of Admissions 

A.B., Oglethorpe University; M.S., Georgia State University 
John A. Thames (1977) Dean of Students 

B.A., VandertDilt University; M.A., Columbia University; Ed.D., University of 

Southern California 
Esther Cowley Secretary to the President 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS 

G. Malcolm Amerson Dean of the College 

Thomas W. Chandler, Jr Librarian 

George G. Stewart Assistant Librarian, Readers' Services 

Janell H. Levy Assistant Librarian, Cataloging 

Dorothy Richardson Assistant Librarian Emeritus 

Mary Lou Mulvihill Library Assistant 

Ronnie Few Library Assistant 

Hilda Nix Associate Registrar 

Carrie Lee Hall Associate Registrar 

Marjorie M. MacConnell Registrar Emeritus 

Linda Bucki Secretary to the Dean 

Charlotte Morrow Secretary to the Faculty 

ADMISSIONS AND FINANCIAL AID 

Charles P. Sullivan Director of Admissions 

James A. Nesbitt Associate Director of Admissions 

Robert W. Evans Director of Financial Aid 

Lois B. Rickard Assistant Director of Admissions 

Richard D. Leber Admissions Counselor 

Roxann D. Garber Admissions Counselor 



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Martha L. Fowler Admissions Office Manager 

Pamelas. Beaird Secretary, Financial Aid 

Jacqueline L. Leattierwood Secretary, Admissions Office 

ATHLETICS AND PHYSICAL FITNESS 

Jack M. Berkshire Director of Atfiletics 

Rich Knarr Director of Men's Intramurals 

Frederick Baldwin Tracl< Coacti 

Ray Griffith Soccer Coact) 

BUSINESS AFFAIRS 

John B. Knott, III Dean of Administration 

Betty Amerson Controller 

John W. Ferry Director of Data Processing 

Nancy C. Specht Accounts Payable and Payroll Clerk 

Kristy Stevens Accounts Receivable Clerk 

Adrina Richard Bookstore Manager 

B. C. Payne Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds 

Karon S. Morrison Receptionist 

Bettye Scott Secretary to the Dean 

CONTINUING EDUCATION 

Carl V. Hodges Dean of Continuing Education 

Marlene Howard Associate Dean of Continuing Education 

Pat Elsey Secretary 

DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS 

John E. Mays Director of Development 

William M. Wolpin Directorof Alumni Affairs and 

Public Information 

Julie B. Rummel Administrative Assistant for Development 

Polly Perry Secretary to tfie Directorof 

Alumni Affairs 

STUDENT AFFAIRS 

John A. Thames Dean of Students 

Shelvey Holland Directorof Counseling Sen/ices 

and Career Development 

Marshall R. Nason Directorof Student Center 

Gordon W. Watts, Jr Directorof Men's Housing 

Fostine Womble Director of Women's Housing 

Dr. Laurence Freeman Resident Physician 

Patsy Bradley University Nurse 

Birute P. Conley Secretary to the Dean 



BOARD OF TRUSTEES / 101 



Board Of Trustees 

OFFICERS 

Stephen J. Schmidt, Chairman 
Henry B. Green, Vice Chairman 
C. Edward Hansel!, Secretary 
Marshall A. Asher, Treasurer 

TRUSTEES EMERITI OF THE BOARD 

Mitchell C. Bishop '25 

Former Vice President and General Manager 
Tri-State Tractor Company 

Thomas L. Camp '25 

Chief Judge, State Court of Fulton County 

Allen Chappell 

Vice Chairman Emeritus, Georgia Public Service Commission 

J. Clyde Loftis '22 

Retired President, Kraft Foods 

Louis A. Montag 

Consultant, Montag & Caldwell 

Eugene W. O'Brien 
Consulting Engineer 

William C. Perkins '29 

President, Atlanta Brush Company 

Roy D. Warren 
Retfred 

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD 

Joseph A. Alexander '60 

President, Joe Alexander Builders 

Marshall A. Asher '41 

Assistant Territorial Controller 
Sears Roebuck & Company 

Mary Bishop Asher '43 
Teacher, The Westminster Schools 

Howard G. Axelberg '40 

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Executive Committee 
Liller, Neal, Weltin, Inc. 

Alonzo A. Crim 

Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools 



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John W. Crouch '29 

Retired, Certified Public Accountant 

Virginia O'Kelly Dempsey '27 
Tampa, Florida 

Earl Dolive 

Vice Chairman of the Board 
Genuine Parts Company 

Elmo I. Ellis 

Vice President and General Manager 
Cox Broadcasting Company, WSB Radio 

William A. Emerson 
Vice President 
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith 

Alice Bragg Geiger '42 

Teacher, Peachtree High School 

Charles B. Ginden 

President, Peachtree Bank & Trust Company 

George E. Goodwin 

President, Manning, Selvage & Lee/Atlanta 

Henry B. Green 

President, Cheves-Green Enterprises 

Jesse S. Hall 

Executive Vice President, Trust Company Bank 

C. Edward Hansell 

Partner, Hansell, Post, Brandon & Dorsey, Attorneys 

Haines H. Hargrett 
Chairman of the Board 
Fulton Federal Savings & Loan Association 

James H. Hinson '49 

Superintendent, DeKalb County Schools 

Arthur Howell 

Partner, Jones, Bird & Howell, Attorneys 

E. Pendleton Jones '61 
Director of Activities 
Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America 

The Rev. Fitzhugh M. Legerton 

Pastor, Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church 

Edward D. Lord 

Vice President-Group 

Life Insurance Company of Georgia 

Stephen C. May, Jr., M.D. '49 
Physician 



BOARD OF TRUSTEES / 103 



James P. McLain 

Partner, Shoob, McLain, & Merritt, Attorneys 

Manning M. Pattillo, Jr. 

President, Oglethorpe University 

Creighton I. Perry '37 

President, Perma-Ad Ideas of Atlanta, Inc. 

Garland F. Pinholster 

President, Matthews Supermarkets 

Mack A. Rikard '37 

President, Allie Products Company 

Stephen J. Schmidt '40 

President, Dixie Seal & Stamp Company 

Russell P. Shomler 

Retired Partner, Haskins & Sells, Accountants 

Kenneth R. Steele '49 
Vice President Economist 
United Carolina Bancshares, Inc. 

Charles L. Towers 

Retired Vice President, Shell Oil Company 

John L. Turoff 

Partner, Brookins & Turoff, Attorneys 



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Board Of Visitors 

OFFICERS 

George L. Harris, Jr., Chairman 
Talmage L. Dryman, Vice-Chairman 
Paul L. Dillingham, Secretary 

BOARD OF VISITORS 

Charles W. Bastedo 

Senior Vice President, Atlantic Steel Company 

The Reverend Dwight S. Bayley '61 

Associate Minister, Peachtree Presbyterian Church 

George C. Blount 

President, Blount Construction Company 

The Reverend W. Ken Borden '63 

Minister, Bethesda Presbyterian Church 
Camden, South Carolina 

Warde Q. Butler, III '69 

Salesman, Southeast Wholesale Furniture Company 

Hiram E. Camp, Jr. 

Vice President, Fulton National Bank 

Gilbert R. Campbell, Jr. 

Executive Vice President, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce 

Rodney M. Cook, C.L.U. 
Senior Sales Consultant 
Guardian Life Insurance Company of America 

Paul L. Dillingham 

Vice President of Corporate and Community Affairs 
The Coca-Cola Company 

John L. Dixon '71 

Manager, Atlanta Office 
Hudson & Marshall, Inc. 

Herbert E. Drake, Jr. 

President, Drake & Funsten, Inc. 

Talmage L. Dryman 

President, The Talmage Dryman Company 

Samuel G. Friedman, Jr. 

President, AFCO Realty Associates, Inc. 

Edward S. Grenwald 

Associate, Hansell, Post, Brandon & Dorsey 



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George L. Harris, Jr. 

Senior Vice President-Trust 

The Citizens & Southern National Bank 

Francis J. Heazel, Jr. 

Chairman of the Board, Atlanta Realty Company, Inc. 

Sanford Howard, C.P.A. 

Partner, Harris, Kerr, Forster & Company 

Lee N. Lindeman 

President, Southern Belting & Transmission Company 

M. David Merritt 
Partner, Shoob, McLain and Merritt 

John T. Morris 

Partner, Coopers & Lybrand 

Walter B. Russell, Jr. 

Chairman, DeKalb County Commission 

Eric M. Scharff 

Executive Vice President, Walton Clothes 

O. K. Sheffield 

Vice President, Fulton National Bank 

C. Trippe Slade 

Vice President, First National Bank of Atlanta 

J. Donally Smith 

Partner, Smith, Harman, Asbill, Roach & Nellis 

Lee Robert Smith 

President, Lee Robert Smith Advertising 

M. M. "Muggsy" Smith '28 

Insurance Consultant, Cottee & Company 



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The Faculty 

(Year of appointment in parentheses) 
Leo Bilancio (1959) 

Professor of History 

A.B., Knox College; M.A., University of North Carolina 

James Arthur Bohart (1972) 
Assistant Professor of l\/lusic 
B.S., M.M., Northern Illinois University 

William L. Brightman (1975) 
Assistant Professor of Englisti 
A.B., Ph.D., University of Washington 

Thomas W. Chandler (1961) 
Associate Professor and Librarian 
B.A., M.Ln., Emory University 

Barbara R. Clark (1971) 
Associate Professor of Englisli 

B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of 
Georgia 

Robert J. Fusillo (1966) 
Associate Professor of Englisti 

A.B., M.S., Fort Hays Kansas State College; Ph.D., The Shakespeare Institute 
(Stratford-upon-Avon), University of Birmingham (England) 

Roy N. Goslin (1946) 
l^'rofessor of Pfiysics and Matfiematics 

A.B., Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., University of Wyoming; Sc.D., 
Oglethorpe University 

Charlton H. Jones (1974) 
Associate Professor of Business Administration 
B.S., University of Illinois; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan 

J. B. Key (1965) 
Professor of History 

A.B., Birmingham-Southern College; M.A., Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., The 
Johns Hopkins University 

John B. Knott III (1971) 
Associate Professor of Pfiilosopfiy 

A.B., University of North Carolina; M.Div., Duke University; Ph.D., Emory Univer- 
sity 

Triska H. Loftin (1975) 
Lecturer in Art 
B.A., West Georgia College; M.A., University of Georgia 

Elgin F. MacConnell (1959) 
Associate Professor of Education 
A.B., Allegheny College; M.A., New York University 



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James R. Miles (1950) 
Professor of Business Administration 
A.B., B.S., University of Alabama; M.B.A., Ohio State University 

Brian W. Moores (1975) 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
B.S., Bates College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois 

David K. Mosher(1972) 
Associate Professor of l\/lathematics 

B.A., Harvard University; B.S.A.E., M.S.A.E., Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technol- 
ogy 

Philip J. Neujahr (1973) 
Associate Professor of Ptiilosopfiy 
B.A., Stanford University; M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University 

Ken Nishimura (1964) 
Fukaishi Professor of Ptiilosopfiy 

A.B., Pasadena College; B.D., Ashbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory 
University 

William Paul Orzechowski (1974) 
Assistant Professor of Economics 

B.A., Park College; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic 
Institute 

Philip F. Palmer (1964) 
Professor of Political Science 
A.B., M.A., University of New Hampshire 

Manning M. Pattillo, Jr. (1975) 
President 

B.A., University of the South; A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago; LL.D., Le 
Moyne College; LL.D., St John's University; L.H.D., University of Detroit; L.H.D., 
College of New Rochelle; L.H.D., Park College; Litt.D., St. Norbert College 

Robert B. Raphael (1973) 
Associate Professor of Matfiematics and Physics 
B.S., Renesselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Ph.D., Harvard University 

Daniel L Schadler (1975) 
Assistant Professor of Biology 
A.B., Thomas More College; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University 

Johnna Shamp (1973) 
Associate Professor of Psychology 
B.A., Georgia State University; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 

Brian Sherman (1976) 
Assistant Professor of Sociology 
B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University 

Ben Smith (1973) 
Lecturer in Art 
B.F.A., Atlanta School of Art; M.F.A., Tulane University 



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George S. Stern (1969) 
Lecturer in Business 
A.B., J.D., Vanderbilt University 

John C. Stevens (1975) 
Associate Professor of Education 
A.B., University of Denver; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Georgia 

William A. Strozier (1965) 
Instructor in Foreign Languages 
A.B., Emory University; M.A., University of Chicago 

T. Lavon Talley (1968) 
Professor of Education 
B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Auburn University 

Linda J. Taylor (1975) 
Assistant Professor of Englisli 
A.B., Cornell University; Ph.D., Brown University 

John A. Thames (1977) 
Professor of Education 

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Columbia University; Ed.D., University of South- 
ern California 

David N. Thomas (1967) 
Professor of History 
A.B., Coker College; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina 

Louise M. Valine (1978) 
Associate Professor of Education 

B.S., University of Houston; M.Ed., University of Georgia; Ed.D., Auburn Univer- 
sity 

Martha H. Vardeman (1966) 
Professor of Sociology 
B.S., M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D., University of Alabama 

George W. Waldner (1973) 
Associate Professor of f^olitical Science 
A.B., Cornell University, M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University 

Victoria L. Weiss (1977) 
Assistant Professor of English 
B.A., St. Norbert College; M.A., Ph.D., Lehigh University 

George F. Wheeler (1953) 
Professor of Pfiysics 
A.B., Ohio State University; M.A., California Institute of Technology 

Monte W. Wolf (1978) 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry 
B.S., University of California; Ph.D., University of Southern California 

Philip P. Zinsmeister (1973) 
Associate Professor of Biology 
B.S., Wittenberg University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois 



INDEX/ 109 



Index 

Academic Regulation 43 

Access to Records 46 

Accreditation 1 

Administration 99 

Advanced Placement 

Program 18 

Application for Admission 17 

Application Procedure 21 

Athletics 38 

Board of Visitors 1 04 

Buildings and Grounds 13 

Calendar 5 

Career Development 39 

Class Attendance 43 

CLEP 18 

Continuing Education 47 

Core Program 49 

Course Descriptions 

Accounting 86 

Art 50, 56 

Biology 66 

Business Administration 83 

Chemistry 68 

Economics 84 

Education, elementary 73 

Education, graduate 96 

Education, secondary 73 

Engineering 51 

English 54 

Foreign Language 58 

General Science 71 

General Studies 51 

History 62 

Mathematics 69 

Medical Technology 69 

Metro Life Studies 53 

Music 57 

Philosophy 58 

Physics 70 

Political Studies 64 

Post-Nursing 53 

Pre-Law 64 

Pre-Medicine 52 

Pre-Nursing 52 

Psychology 78 

Social Work 80 

Sociology 80 

Counseling 38 

Credit by Examination 17 



Curriculum, Organization 48 

Dean's List 45 

Degrees 44 

Degrees With Honors 46 

Drop/Add 32 

Education in the 

English Tradition 8 

ELS Language Center 20 

Evening Program 47 

Evening School Fees 31 

Expenses 30 

Extra-Curricular Activities 36 

Faculty 108 

Faith Hall 15 

Fees and Costs 30 

Field House 15 

Financial Assistance 22 

Fraternities and Sororities 37 

Goodman Hall 15 

GoslinHall 14 

Grades 43 

Graduate Studies in Education 90 

Graduation Requirements 44 

Health Service 40 

Hearst Hall 14 

History of Oglethorpe 10 

Honors 40 

Housing 39 

International Students 20 

Library (Lowry Hall) 13 

LuptonHall 14 

Men's Residence Halls 15 

Minimum Academic Average 43 

Non-Traditional Students 19 

Normal Academic Load 45 

"O " Book 40 

Orientation 35 

Part-Time Fees 31 

Probation & Dismissal 45 

Purpose 6 

Refunds 33 

Semester System 47 

Special Students 19 

Student Activities 36 

Student Government 36 

Student Organizations 37 

Student Responsibility 36 

Summer School Fees 32 

TraerHall 15 



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Transfer Students 18 University Center 13 

Transient Students 19 Visitors 1 

Trustees 101 Withdrawal 32 



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