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ERIC Number: ED001205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 24
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LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM. A NEW DIMENSION IN SUMMER CO-EDUCATION.
Mount Hermon School, MA.
THE LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM OFFERED CHALLENGING COURSES CONCERNED WITH THE TECHNIQUES OF CLEAR EXPOSITION AND HELPED ABLE STUDENTS FORM INTELLIGENT OPINIONS IN DIFFERENT FIELDS. THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM WAS TO ENRICH AND PROMOTE THE STUDENT'S PREPARATION IN A SPECIFIC FIELD THROUGH EXCITING COURSES AND STIMULATING TEACHERS. THE STUDENTS WHO WISH TO ATTEND SHOULD HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST THEIR SOPHOMORE YEAR IN SECONDARY SCHOOL. THE 6-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM OFFERED TWO COURES--(1) A CHOICE IN THE FIELD OF THE STUDENT'S SPECIAL INTEREST AND (2) THE REQUIRED "CORE" COURSE, "THE WORLD AND THE UNITED STATES--THE DILEMMA OF POWER." THE STUDENT'S CHOICE WAS DRAWN FROM A CURRICULUM CONSISTING OF EXPOSITORY WRITING, FORMS OF LITERARY IMAGINATION, THE TRAGIC VISION, THE MYTH OF AMERICAN SOCIAL THOUGHT, THE STRUCTURE OF HISTORY, THE EMERGENCE OF ASIA, PHILOSOPHY, ADVANCED FRENCH, INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, ANTHROPOLOGY, GEOLOGY, INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, MATHEMATICS, AND PSYCHOLOGY. ONLY CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS WERE CREDIT COURSES.
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Authoring Institution: Mount Hermon School, MA.
Identifiers: LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM; Massachusetts; Massachusetts (Mount Hermon)