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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50

Degrees Granted by the Normal College

Degrees Granted by the Normal College.

I.Principal in Pedagogics (Pe. P.)
II.Bachelor of Pedagogics (Pe. B.")
III.Master of Pedagogics (Pe. M.)

Students are graduated in two distinct Normal courses, one academic, and [unclear: the] other elementary.

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The Elementary Normal Degree (Pe. P.) is conferred upon those students who successfully complete the "Public School" Normal course, which extends over two years, and which is arranged to meet the requirements of the School Law of the State * in the preparation of teachers for the district schools of the State of Missouri. The work necessary for this degree will be found in the course of study which follows:
Course of Study for Elementary Degree.
Junior Year. Hour.
First Semester. Algebra, Elementary I
Pedagogics and Form Study II
Geography, Physical and Political III
English Analysis and Rhetoric V
Second Semester Plane Geometry I
Pedagogics—School Law II
Civil Government and U. S. History III
Form Study and Book-keeping V
Senior Year.
First Semester. English Literature and History I
Elementary Physics III
Pedagogics, Mental and Moral Philosophy IV or V
Anatomy and Physiology (½) Zoology (½) VI
Second Semester. Botany, Descriptive and Structural I
Elementary Chemistry III
Pedagogics, Science and History of Education IV
Form Study, Elocutionary Reading VI

* "Section 7077 (Revised Statutes of Missouri Public School Laws of Missouri:

"No person shall be granted a certificate to teach in the Public Schools established under the provisions of this chapter, who is not of good moral character, and qualified to teach Orthography, Reading, Penmanship, Arithmetic, English Grammar, Modern Geography, the History of the United States and Civil Government.

"No certificate shall be granted for a longer period than one year, unless the person examined, in addition to the above, is found capable to impart instruction in the elements of the Natural Sciences and Physiology."

The work to be done in the common school is thus provided for by law.

The Academic and Elementary classes are united for work in Pedagogics during the Senior Year: