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|VOL. XXVI||JUNE,||1934||No. 6|
JAMES MONROE SMITH, PH.D.
JAMES F. BROUSSARD
Dean of Administration
JAMES PERRY COLE
Dean of Student Affairs
TROY H. MIDDLETON, MAJOR, U.S.A.
Commandant of Cadets
Entered as second-class matter at Baton Rouge, La., under the act. of July 16, 1984.
inside cover page
|To all High School Seniors|
Who Are Ambitious
|That They Must Plan
for the Future
TIMES are changing. All you high school seniors of today are living in a period of change. What is today, in government, in economic standards, in social problems, may not be tomorrow.
For this reason education assumes a new importance. Only those who know the past can interpret the present, foretell something of the future, and prepare to meet it.
Make no mistake about this, for it is the counsel of those who have learned through experience.
It is for this reason that Your State University is making greater effort than ever before to place its opportunities before more of you boys and girls of Louisiana. Established for Louisiana boys and girls, supported by Louisianans, Your University wants its facilities to be used primarily by the boys and girls of the state. It offers you education and training that you may stand tomorrow on equal footing with young men and women anywhere.
For 74 years. Your State University has stood the test. Today, in conditions of great stress, it is meeting the emergency, providing for you:
Improved educational facilities.
A two-year curriculum for general education and orientation.
More liberal entrance requirements.
Professional training in line with professional demands.
New opportunities for the new day in education.
To all you High School Seniors who mean to go forward with the changing times. Your State University addresses this small volume as a guide in pointing the way to the new day in education.
Questions Before You
How much will it cost?
How long will it take?
Is it worth while?
Let us consider the cost first. Expenses at the Louisiana State University are believed to be the lowest of any university of its rank in the nation. Under the terms of a special plan, board and room may be had for S21 a month. Board alone may be had under the provisions of this plan for $21 a month. If you do not register for the special board and room plan, the cost of these two items should range some-where between $25 (low estimate) and $50 (liberal), depending upon the tastes and habits of the individual. Tuition is free to all residents of Louisiana. There are no laboratory fees in the freshman and sophomore years.
Second, how long will it take to graduate? From two to seven years. Two years, if the student wishes only the general two-year course (to be adopted in September). Four years, in courses leading to the B. A. or B. S. degree. Seven years, in some of the professional courses.
Next, is it worth while? That depends, of course, upon what one wants in life. To those who seriously ponder this question, however, the following figures are offered:
Less than one per cent of American men are college graduates. Yet our of this one per cent have come
55 per cent of our Presidents.
47 per cent of the Speakers of the House.
46 per cent of the Vice-Presidents.
62 per cent of the Secretaries of State.
50 per cent of the Secretaries of the Treasury.
69 per cent of the Justices of the Supreme Court.
Costs To Suit Needs
The best for the least" is the slogan which Your University has adopted for its offerings to you. Freshman and sophomore laboratory fees have been eliminated and reductions have been made in other costs. Board and room, under the provisions of a special plan, have been reduced to $21 a month; board alone may be had under the terms of this plan for $16 a month; and, through a special cooperative dormitory plan, established this year, board and room were offered for $16 a month. Only a few students can be accommodated under the last-named plan, since there is only one small cooperative dormitory.
Private rooming and boarding houses have kept step with
The cadet band on the drill field opposite the Memorial Tower
the University's policy and have cut prices from 20 to 25 per cent, offering board and room for $25 a month. By careful purchasing, wholesome meals may be obtained for as little as 55 cents a day at boarding houses and restaurants.
No tuition charge is made for residents of Louisiana. There are no laboratory fees for freshmen and sophomores.
Following is a table from Your University catalog which gives a fair estimate of the range of expenses for one session for residents of Louisiana:
Students in Dormitories
|Rent and care of room||$54.00||$54.00||$54.00|
|Laundry and pressing||$20.00||$40.00||$60.00|
|Textbooks and supplies||$15.00||$20.00||$30.00|
Students Living off the Campus
|Textbooks and supplies||$15.00||$20.00||$30.00|
|Room and Board||$1225.00||$270.00||$360.00|
|Laundry and incidentals||$45.00||$100.00||$175.00|
Waiting for You
If you were told that you had suddenly come into an inheritance of $1,242, invested for you education, you would be delighted. And yet that is exactly what Your State has provided for you a Your State University.
Expressed in its monetary value, there has been set aside for you more than $1,200 as follows:
|Tuition, annual value $248, amounting in four years to||$992.00|
|Physical property and equipment, valued at $10,000,000. Its annual use estimated at 5 per cent of its valuation, the number of High8 School Seniors in Louisiana approximating yearly 8,000, gives an annual value per student of $62.66, amounting in four years to about||$250.00|
|Total investment for each High School Senior per year||$1,242.00|
Is education worth while? Your Government has answered this question in the affirmative. So sure is it of its value to its prospective citizenship that it lays foundation for the proper education of all young men and women within its boundaries.
At Your Service
FURTHERMORE, Your State and Nation have followed up the establishment of educational facilities by an unceasing program of work for maintenance of the highest standards in these facilities.
First, the Faculty. At Your State University there have been assembled men and women as your instructors and guides who represent the best in their respective fields, teachers and research workers known for their accomplishments, trained in the higher educational institutions of America and Europe, recognized by educational, scholastic, and scientific societies through membership and offices in these societies; specialists in music and the arts, languages, the sciences, and the various professional fields. Many of its members are listed in “Who’s Who,” biographical dictionary of notable living Americans; and in American Men of Science, a like dictionary of men and women noted in the field of science.
Lecturers of national and international note come to the campus each year (144 in the last two years), fresh from contacts with the immediate conditions and problems of today, authorities in a variety of fields. A number of conferences of social and economic import are held on the campus each year and are open to the students.
All these offerings constitute a mighty symposium of the best thought in the world for your observation, analysis, selection
Here Is Opportunity
ABOUT 200 boys and girls attend Your State University annually on scholarships. By far the greater number of these are the Police Jury beneficiaries (in New Orleans, the City Council), then- expenses dot rayed in part by the police Juries or the City of New Orleans under Act No. 50 and Act No. 100 of the State Legislature. The monetary value of these scholarships ranges from approximately $100 to as much as $250 a session in some instances.
In addition to these beneficiary scholarships provided by Your State, as represented in its respective divisions, Your University offers other types of scholarships as follows:
High School Scholarships. The University offers a scholarship annually to the honor graduate of each approved high school in Louisiana. The selection of the recipient rests with the faculty of each school.
High School Rally Scholarship. Students who win first place in the various individual contests at the State High School Rally held at the University are awarded a University scholarship.
Scholarship Established by the Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors of the University has established scholarships which are awarded by the Governor of the State, by
the President of the University, and by each member of the Board.
The foregoing scholarships exempt students from the payment of that portion of the general University fee allotted to matriculation, hospital, library, and stated laboratory fees, and are valid for four college years after date of issue, unless forfeited by reason of unsatisfactory school work.
Out-of-State Scholarships. The University awards to the honor graduate of each approved high school in neighboring states a scholarship which exempts the holder from the payment of the tuition fee. Applications for this scholarship should be made by the principal of the high school, and should be addressed to the President of the University. The annual tuition of the out-of-state student being $60.00 a session, this scholarship has a money value of $240.00 based on an attendance of four years. This scholarship is not valid in the School of Medicine of the University.
Five Graduate Scholarships of $270 each are offered yearly by Your University, two to the two members of its own graduating group who shall be chosen by the Graduate Council as the most promising for graduate work; one to the graduateof each of the following Louisiana institutions who shall be chosen by the respective faculties of the institutions as the “most promising": Southwestern Louisiana Institute, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, and Louisiana State Normal College. Also, there are a few student-help scholarships for students who have proved themselves worthy. These scholarships pay from $20 to $25 a month. Under the terms of these awards, students wait on tables, care for the University grounds and buildings, do janitor service, farm work, dairy and creamery work. clerical work, typing, and other elementary office work.
Opportunities on Campus
Following is a complete list of the awards and money prizes which were given last year and are listed for the current year at Your University:
Freshman Legal Bibliography Award: Books valued at $200.
Freshman Pre-Medical Award: Handsome medical dictionary.
Dormitory Scholarship Aware: Certificate.
Freshman Mu Sigma Rho award: $25.
Cosmopolitan Club Essay Prize: Membership.
Pi Sigma Alpha European Travel Award: $300.
Music Scholarships (for a limited number of talented students).
Band Scholarships: Free fees.
Federation of Women's Clubs: Free-fee scholarship.
Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants: Medals.
Library scene showing the loan desk and the entrance to the south reading room
Delta Sigma Pi (highest ranking man in commerce): Medal.
Phi Theta (highest ranking woman in commerce):
Theta Alpha Phi (best freshman actor): Medal
Chi Omega Sociology Award: Varies
Louisiana Engineering Society: $40.
Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers: $40.
State-Times and Morning Advocate Award in Journalism: (Sum not announced).
BESIDES the awards and prizes, all high ranking students receive special citation from the University administration at the close of each semester. “Honors Students” are those who attain a scholastic average of “A” in each subject for the semester; those cited for honorable mention attain a slightly lower average. Deans’ Honor Lists are made up by several of the University divisions, and the Dormitory Honor Award listed on page 6 is a recognition of the highest rank attained by a resident of the women’s dormitory.
CENTERS of social life have special place on the campus: the recreational center, with its student store, book store, lounge and recreation rooms; the Y. M. C. A. quarters, the various centers of the religious denominations, which afford opportunities not only for wholesome recreation but for student cooperation in various projects. In these centers of student activity, you will make those never-to-be-forgotten contacts which often form the basis for lifelong friendships and professional associations. Inspiration and social stimulation are acquired in such associations. Participation in these activities comprises a special part of your education, as vital, as important, and as necessary to your later membership in society as the exhibition of skill in classroom and laboratory. They are what the President of Your Own University refers to as the Social Laboratories of the University, where the student makes those contacts which teach him how to associate with his fellows, how to work with them, how to become a functioning member of society.
And now, in conclusion: If you are still in doubt as to the value of education, take the word of those who have watched the progress of years, who have studied the passage of generations. Education is
worthwhile, whether it be education for work or education for leisure. You will either go forward with the changing times or you will drop aside from the ranks. Education will enable you to keep in touch, to understand, to take your place in society, which needs capable service.
It is true that many educated men of history did not attend school. And they succeeded in spite of that fact, not because of it. And remember that the great majority of men and women who have stood out from the crowd have based their work on a training and education received in college or university. The university-trained man or woman is a more capable man or woman.
EVERYONE knows how L. S. U. has assumed a place of distinction in the athletic world in the past two years. You know how one of its representatives won rank as co-holder of a world record in the Olympic meets in Los Angeles in 1932, how its track ream won the national intercollegiate championship last year, how its football team of 1933 went through the season undefeated, with achievements in skill and a maintained prowess on the gridiron which won the plaudits of sports critics throughout America. You know that its rifle team has won the Fourth Area championship for two years and placed second in the nation last year; that its boxing team won the mythical conference championship this year.
But, as important as it is, this is not the major part of the athletic program established. The intramural program pro- viding for physical training for all the students is considered the major recent achievement of the University Athletic Council within the past few years. This program, which places at the disposal of all students the physical education facilities of the University, provides healthful exercise for every man and woman in the student body. The physical condition of the student body has been excellent for the past two years, and that condition has been due in no small measure to the fine stamina given to the students by physical exercise.
The Military Department has charge of all military intramurals and the regular athletic staff has supervision of general University intramurals. University physicians cooperate with the departments of physical education in promoting student health.
Winners of the National Intercollegiate Track Championship, 1933. Back row, left to right: "Rat" Gourrier, manager, Nathan Blair, Ted O'Neil, Al Moreau, George Fisher, Jack Torrance, Glenn Hardin, John Sanders, Gladstone Stewart, John Lehman, Bernie Moore, coach. Front row, left to right: James Holdeman, Horace Wilkinson, Matt Gordy, George Bowman, Ed Scarborough, John Boughton, and Eddie Stockwell
Libraries - Laboratories
RANKING next in importance to the men and women who will he Your Teachers at Your State University are the materials for your instruction. Chief among these arc the libraries and laboratories. More than 100,000 volumes have been assembled for you in the Main Library—the Hill Memorial, in the Law Library, and in the various departmental libraries operated by the main library for the convenience of the several divisions of the University. Laboratories also represent high standards of efficient service. Included in these are the medical laboratories at the Medical Center in New Orleans, the pre-medical, zoological, pathological, psychological, chemical, engineering, and commerce on the campus in Baton Rouge.
Gateway To Opportunity
Your State University is a Gateway to Opportunity for all of you who are interested in going forward with the changing times. You, therefore, are interested in how’ you will get started. Here is the information which has been. prepared for your guidance on entering Your University.
ADMISSION TO YOUR STATE UNIVERSITY
GRADUATES of high schools of Louisiana, public and J private, approved by the State Department of Education, are eligible for admission to the Lower Division (Freshman Class) of the University on presentation of a diploma or certificate of graduation, accompanied by a transcript of high school units.
Graduates of high schools outside of Louisiana which have been accredited by proper regional or State authority may be admitted to the Lower Division (Freshman Class) upon presentation of a diploma or certificate of graduation, accompanied by a list of high school units.
The University will furnish blank forms of entrance certificates on application. The prospective student should have the high school principal send direct to the Registrar of the University a certificate made out on one of these blanks, giving the specific information called for by the blank. This information should reach the Registrar at least two weeks before the candidate presents himself for matriculation. A graduate of a Louisiana approved high school who has not sent a certificate may present at the time of
entrance a high school unit card of graduation, which may be secured from the State Department of Education.
ADMISSION TO ADVANCED STANDING
Students from accredited colleges and universities who have met the entrance requirements and pursued college courses equivalent to those of the Louisiana State University may be admitted to advanced standing in the University. Such students will be given provisional classification and provisional credit. They must maintain at least a “C” average in their class work or forfeit the provisional classification and provisional credit.
A student from another college applying for advanced standing must present an official transcript of his work, including entrance units, and a statement of honorable dismissal.
What are the divisions of Your State University?
What is the special province of each?
THE Lower Division, which was established this session to enable high-school graduates to become properly adjusted to college life before being required to select a major course of study, will include both freshman and sophomore years beginning in September. One of the primary advantages of the new organization is that it will allow a substantial length of time on the campus for one to accustom himself to his new environment, to observe the work of a number of college divisions, and to meet the students and professors of practically all the colleges of the University before making so important a decision as to what one’s life work shall be and therefore the course of study which one must elect in preparation for this work.
Another distinct advantage of the new organization is that the University has selected a group of its most capable faculty members who serve as advisers to freshman students. Each freshman student thus has a capable and friendly member of the faculty to whom he may take any problem for solution. These faculty advisers are in no sense police officers. Their duty is to make as smooth as possible the pathway of the new student through his first year in college.
Another advantage of the new program should be mentioned to you. Usually in larger institutions of higher learning, freshman students do not have an opportunity to come in contact with many of the more experienced teachers on the faculty. This disadvantage has been eliminated. Great care has been taken in the designation of a teaching
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staff to carry out the program. There is no more capable group of instructors in any division of the University than those who offer the courses of the Lower Division.
In brief, the Lower Division is designed to continue general education, to speed one’s program if one’s life work has been chosen, and to help in the discovery of those abiding interests and abilities which will contribute most to success in life for those who have not as yet made this discovery for themselves.
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
Because Your State is essentially agricultural, the great majority of its people gaining their subsistence from the soil, the College of Agriculture occupies a position of major importance in Your University. Training in this college paves the way to success in many professions, specifically those of farmer, county agent, home demonstration agent, teacher of agriculture, farm machinery operator, forester, agricultural chemist, general extension worker, agricultural writer and editor, and agricultural economist.
Four distinct courses are offered in the college: general agriculture, forestry, home economics, and a combined course in agriculture and commerce.
Practical work is stressed in all the divisions of this college, in the laboratories and on the field plots at the University and in practice work in the State. Advanced students in the department of agricultural education do a certain amount of practice teaching in the agricultural high schools of the State, and, through cooperation with the Teachers College, students of the home economics department who plan to enter the profession of teaching do practice teaching to meet the requirements set by the State Department of Education.
All home economics work is, of course, practical in nature, with many special courses designed especially for the needs of Louisiana and other states of this section.
ARTS AND SCIENCES
This college is the nucleus of Your University, the center from which all other divisions branch. Planned to give broader training than the strictly classical courses of old times and at the same time to avoid the narrowness of specialization, it offers for your selection more than 400 courses in sixteen separate departments: botany, chemistry, economics, English, French, geography, geology, German, government, history, Greek, home economics, journalism, Latin, mathematics, sociology, Spanish, speech, zoology.
These several courses offer a broad view of the world’s work and experience, the successful completion of which is a basic preparation for your understanding and interpretation of the world about you, a necessary factor in your capable membership in society.
COLLEGE OF COMMERCE
If it is the world of business which you should like to take as your special province, the College of Commerce of Your
University will afford you a stepping-stone to success. From the instruction in this college, you may advance with greater assurance and insight to a position of that particular type which you may select.
The College of Commerce is a member of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, a recognition accorded it as soon after its establishment in 1928 as the time clause of the national regulations permitted. It has already won attention in North, South, and Central America and numbers among its students young men and women from all these divisions. A four-year curriculum is offered in each of the following: general business, marketing, accounting, secretarial science.
Courses in engineering have been given from the very opening of Your University on January 2, 1860, and Colonel William Tecumseh Sherman, who was its first superintendent, was also the first professor of engineering.
The College of Engineering has for its object the training of young men and occasionally of young women for positions of trust and responsibility in the engineering profession. Courses are offered in six fields: agricultural, civil, chemical, electrical, mechanical, and petroleum engineering. Students preparing for entrance to the College of Engineering are advised to pay special attention to elementary mathematics and English.
The College of Engineering is accredited by the University of the State of New York, whose accreditation of engineering colleges is recognized the world over.
Many opportunities for practical work on the campus and in field days and observation tours are offered.
In the field of law, Your University provides training in both a pre-legal department and in the Law School. The pre-legal course at Your University comprises two years of work, to consist of such courses as would be acceptable for the bachelor’s degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. No special students are admitted to the Law School. The primary purpose of the Law School is to educate lawyers for practice in Louisiana, but the close relationship which exists among the several states of the Union makes it expedient to give instruction in the common law as well. It offers special advantages to Louisiana students and to students of other jurisdictions where the civil law prevails. It teaches civil law not merely from the standpoint of history and theory but also as a vital part of the legal principles which comes from comparative treatment. The Law School is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is on the approved list of the Council of Legal Education of the American Bar Association. The Law School maintains its own library, containing, in addition to numerous legal reports and documents, current decisions and statutes, and periodicals.
It has long been recognized that no school of medicine can give adequate or proper training for the following of so high a profession as that of medicine without ample hospital facilities for clinical instruction. Your State University
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Medical Center, situated on the Charity Hospital grounds in New Orleans, with the facilities of the Charity 1-lospital available in the clinical instruction of students, affords opportunities which are probably unexcelled anywhere in the United States. That the Medical Center of Your State University is a school of medicine of exceptionally high standards was fully attested in its recognition as a “Class A” institution by the accrediting board of the American Medical Association in 1933, less than one year and a half following its opening. In location, equipment, laboratory work, amount and quality of clinical material, in a faculty of an especially high professional standing, this newest division of Your University offers unusual inducements.
Of special interest in a discussion of the Medical Center are the splendid library facilities available. The Agramonte Memorial Library occupies the east wing of the second floor of the Medical Center Science Building. Its stack rooms accommodate more than 2,000 volumes and its reading rooms comfortably seat more than 100. The library is planned as a working collection of important books and current journals which can be of everyday assistance to the students in carrying out supplemental and assigned reading. A trained medical librarian is in charge. The library of the Orleans Parish Medical Society, with its collection of 17,000 books and files of 200 current journals, is located across the street from the Medical Center. The facilities of the excellent library are available to staff members and students of the Medical Center. The Howard Memorial Library, with 68,800 volumes, and the New Orleans Public Library, with 220,000 volumes, are at all times available to the students of the Medical Center. In addition to these general library facilities, departmental libraries are being developed. Pre-medical work is offered in the Pre-Medical Department on the campus at Baton Rouge.
In conjunction with the Medical Center, Your University provides training for nurses, a work which was undertaken on the campus in Baton Rouge prior to the establishment of the Medical Center and which has been continued with even greater success with the expanded facilities which have been made possible with the establishment of the Center. Practical training and observation are afforded in the Charity Hospital clinics.
COLLEGE OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCE
Opportunities are constantly increasing in the field of pure and applied science. At Your University, the College of Pure and Applied Science is the division which is devoted to the training and educating of young men and women for positions in this field. Departments from which courses may be selected are those of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Sugar Engineering and Sugar Agriculture (both in the Audubon Sugar School), and Agricultural Chemistry. Practical instruction is given at the model sugar house at the University and in actual plantation work throughout the State.
Work of this college has won recognition throughout the world and students are listed in its rolls from many states and countries.
The purpose of the Teachers College is, as its name implies, to prepare men and women for positions in educational work.
In order that practical work as well as theoretical training maybe given in this college, the University High School has been established on the campus for observational work and supervised teaching.
This college awards three degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music.
For all of you who wish a continuation of superior training and study, the Graduate School offers special opportunities following completion of undergraduate work.
The purposes of the Graduate School are to provide the student with opportunity for comprehensive training in special fields of study, to train him in methods of independent investigation, and to foster and promote the spirit of scholarship and research. To these ends he should do intensive work in one subject which is termed his Major, and in which he will write his thesis; and he will also do work in one or two other related or minor subjects which are designed to strengthen his Major. All graduate courses are designed to develop the student in mental initiative and in dependent thinking. This is done not only by lectures but also by training in the proper use of the library and laboratory facilities of the University.
SCHOOL OF GEOLOGY
Instruction in the School of Geology dates back to the beginning of Your University on January 2, 1860. The school now offers instruction in Anthropology, Geography, Geology, and Petroleum Engineering, all of which have as a background the fun4amental study of the earth.
Practical work is also a predominant factor in this division. Advanced students in geology spend a summer in the front range of the Colorado Rockies, mapping the mountains, making geologic surveys, visiting mines and quarries, studying geological formations. This is one of the regular summer camp courses offered by Your University. In addition, much practical work is done during the regular session in Louisiana and neighboring states.
As a major project of this school, a geological survey is being conducted by graduate students under the supervision of the director of the school.
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM
Practical work in laboratories, in field and camp work, in special “field days,” and in practice periods are offered in all divisions of Your University. Special mention of much of this practical work has already been made in this book. Probably no better illustration of this use of practice in
training exists than in the School of Journalism. In preparation for following the profession of journalism, though no profession demands a broader background of fundamental and general knowledge, the mastery of a definite technique, intellectual and mechanical, is a major requisite. Practical work in reporting, in newspaper management, in feature writing, in headline writing, and in other preparation of news copy are offered to students of this division. In the sophomore year, they receive assignments from a member of the staff of The Reveille, student weekly, and report as members of the regular reportorial staff of the paper; in the junior year, by arrangement with the editor of the Baton Rouge dailies, they receive assignments from the city editors of these two daily papers, the State-Times and the Morning Advocate. This arrangement allows opportunity for practical work in training for journalism which is probably not excelled anywhere in the United States. Once a year the students in journalism “take over” the editorial departments of the two papers and “get out” the two papers for a day. Through the cooperation of editors of weekly papers, they also handle the editorial work of a few of the weekly papers for one edition each year.
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Courses in music were first offered by Your University in 1915. The School of Music as it exists today is the realization of a definite concept of service and usefulness, offering a very thorough preparation in the science and art of music, both for the professional career and for the cultivation of musical taste and appreciation. The entire field of history, theory, and practice is covered in the various courses, each having its own definite place in the entire program. Ample opportunities for frequent public appearances are afforded students of the school in the series of annual programs given by the orchestra, the brass choir, by choruses, glee clubs, the Tiger and the Tigerette quartets, ensembles, in student recitals and in dramatic productions. One state tour is made each year, one opera or musical comedy is given yearly, and one oratorio is usually included on the annual calendar.
The school is rapidly acquiring a library of much interest and significance. In 1931 the school was admitted to membership in the National Association of Schools of Music.
Work in this division prepares young men and women for teaching, supervising school music, direction of community choruses, orchestras, and bands. There is at present a demand for competent persons in these fields and it is expected that this demand will increase.
Degrees offered are the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Music. Graduate work is offered in the Graduate School.
The degree of Bachelor of Music will be awarded to the student who completes one of the curricula in the School of Music.
THE University offers the following advanced degrees: Master of Arts (A. M.) Master of Music (M. M.) Master of Science (M. S.) ; M. S. in Agricultural Chemistry, M. S. in Chemistry, M. S. in Chemical Engineering, M. S. in Civil Engineering, M. S. in Electrical Engineering, M. S. in Mechanical Engineering, M. S. in Petroleum Engineering, M. S. in Physics, M. S. in Sugar Engineering, and M. S. in Sugar Agriculture; Civil Engineer (C. E.),Electrical Engineer (E. E.), Mechanical Engineer (M. F.); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.); and M. D. (Doctor of Medicine).
Home Study and Extension Classes
YOUR University does not suggest that you remain at home if you can arrange to study on the campus. If, however, for any reason you can not arrange for this better condition of study, you may study through the Extension Division of Your University. Especially will you find this possible if you live near one of the large towns of the State where a number of young men and women may desire this service and thus justify the formation of an “extension class.” Costs for these courses are very reasonable.
Courses may be started at any time. Write the Extension Division at once, f you and your friends are interested, remembering always that, if possible, you should do your work on the campus.
A wide range of courses is offered by correspondence or home study also. For these, University credit is given as is done in the extension classes. During the present year about 300 persons have availed themselves of the opportunities offered in correspondence work.
FOR those who have employment during the regular school year, the Summer Session offers specific opportunity. Summer work at Baton Rouge includes a nine-weeks session, in which many of the regular graduate and undergraduate courses are taught. There are, also, some briefer, more intensive courses f or teachers and graduate students Many persons combine a vacation with a period of profitable study at Your University. Facilities are present both for capable work and for wholesome recreation, and hours are so arranged as to permit a certain amount of profitable leisure for students. More than 1,000 students were enrolled last year, when “times” were not favorable. A larger number is expected this year.
Write to the Registrar at L. S. U. for a catalogue and specific information.