University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941
The long course, pp. 191-196 PDF (1.6 MB)
192 COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE MISCELLANEOUS RULES AND REGULATIONS Fox FRESHSEN Freshman Convocations- All freshmen in the College of Agriculture, except those who enter with one semester from some other college, or who have entered this college the second se- mester and completed that semester of work, are required to attend a series of eight weekly one-hour convocations during the fall semester. Three or more unexcused absences will result in a failure. Students who have failed or who have deferred convocation by consent of the Executive Committee must earn an extra credit for graduation. Substitutions-Students intending to major in certain departments may substitute certain courses for Mathematics 71, Animal Husbandry 1, and Botany I during their freshman year. See curriculum for freshmen on page 195. Fox SOPHOMORES Sophomore Agricultural Options-Sophomores in the Long Course are required to take one course of three credits or more in each of two of the following departments: Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Industry, Economic Entomology, Horticulture, Poultry Science, and Veter- inary Science. A subject chosen as an option may not be included among the credits counted toward satisfying the major requirements of any of the six departments enumerated above. Substitutions-Landscape Gardening majors may take Agricultural Economics 117 in place of Agricultural Economics 1. See curriculum for sophomores on page 196. Majors-Majors or split majors should be chosen not later than the close of the sophomore year in order that the student may secure a well-balanced training. For majors and split majors see pages 194 and 218-227. Sophomore Honors and Sophomore High Honors are awarded on the basis of a minimum of two full years of work, not less than 60 credits, completed in residence in the College of Agricul- ture for the first half of the four-year course. A student who earns, during these two years, 135 grade points plus one and one-half grade points for each credit above 60, will be awarded Sophomore Honors. A student earning 165 grade points, plus two grade points for each credit above 60, during these two years, will be awarded Sophomore High Honors. FOR JU NIORS Major Requiremenits-Juniors should plan their study schedules so as to begin to meet the requirements for their majors or split majors. See pages 194 and 218-227. Advanced Independent Work-A student who has taken his freshman and sophomore work in the College of Agriculture, whose grade-point average for these first two years of study is 2.6 or higher may be eligible to take Advanced Independent Work during the remainder of his course which will enable him to secure a master's degree at the end of nine semesters. For details see page 227. Foa SENIORS Senior Summary-Students beginning their first semester of work in the senior year are given their senior summaries at the assistant dean's office before they make out their study schedules so that they may check their past work and be certain that all the requirements for graduation will be satisfied after completing the senior year's work. Senior Honors and Senior High Honors are awarded on the basis of a minimum of two full years of work, not less than 60 credits, completed in residence in the College of Agriculture, for the second half of the four-year course .The student who earns, during this two-year pe- riod, 135 grade points plus one and one-half grade points for each credit above 60, will be awarded Senior Honors. The student earning 165 grade points, plus two grade points for each credit above 60 during these two years, will be awarded Senior High honors. Scnior-Graduate-Seniors in the College of Agriculture who are within six credits of having completed all the requirements for graduation and who have the minimum required grade- point average of 1.5 may be admitted to the Graduate School. Fon ALt STUDENTS Minimum and Maximum Study Loads- Except during the first semester of the freshman year when a minimum of 15 credits is permitted, students in agriculture must take a study pro- gram of at least 16 credits and not more than 18 credits each semester. This will include convocation and a choice of physical education, band, or military science which must be taken during the freshman year. The one credit allowed for military science each semester will be included in determining the number of credits being taken. No exemptions from these rules will be allowed except by special permission from the Executive Committee of Class. Advisers. Hence, students who because of health or other reasons find it necessary to carry reduced schedules, must apply for permission to do so at the assistant dean's office.
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