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which led to the war of 1914 and to the problems which are now demanding Emphasis will be placed on the present political, social and economic movements in Europe, and their progress will be compared with the progress of these movements in the United States. tions

a solution.

History 7. Advanced American history (elective). Miss Roth Arnold. Third or fourth year. Thirty-eight weeks, two periods a week. Two

or Mr.

units.

A

study of the historical documents and material of American history for a intelligent interpretation of the economic, political and social developof the United States. It is designed for those preparing to teach history in the junior and senior high schools.

more ment

History

8.

(elective).

The

civilization of

ancient and medissval times

Miss Roth.

Fourth year.

Thirty-eight weeks, three periods a week.

Three

units.

A study of the development of the political, social and economic life of ancient and mediaeval times as a basis for an appreciation of the achievements modern

of

civilization.

Sociology and Economics. Sociology 1. Social-economic problems. Mr. Arnold. Fourth year. Thirteen weeks, three periods a week. One unit.

Some

of the problems which will be studied in this course are: the population United States; immigration: the standard of living; labor organizations; child labor; women in industry; unemployment; poverty; the liquor problem; criminology; penology; the feeble-minded and the insane; the conservation of the

human

of

life.

Sociology 2. Principles of sociology. Mr. Arnold. Fourth year. Thirteen weeks, three periods a week. One This

is

a course in the fundamentals of sociology, and

unit.

will include a

study

the methods of sociology and its place among the sciences; the historical evolution of society; the elements and structure of society; social organization of:

and progress; the history

Economics Fourth year.

1.

of social theory.

Principles of economics. Mr. Arnold. Thirteen weeks, three periods a week. One unit.

Industrial expansion in the United States; consumption of wealth; production; distribution; monopolies; the tariff; monetary system of the United States; credit and banking; taxation; economic progress; and plans of economic

reform.

Bridgewater State Normal School. Massachusetts. 1923 [Catalogue]  
Bridgewater State Normal School. Massachusetts. 1923 [Catalogue]  

Catalog of the State Normal School at Bridgewater, Massachusetts. 1923.