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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
    106. SOIL EROSION, CAUSES AND CONTROL. I; 4 cr. (Same as Soils 106.)
Causes
  and control of erosion by means of soil management and engineering practices.
Only
  two credits of this course may be applied toward a major in agricultural
engineering.
  Prerequisites: Soils I and Agr. Engr. 1 or consent of instructor. Mr. Zeasman,
Mr.
  Muckenhirn.
    111. FARM STRUCTURES. I; 4 cr. Prerequisites: Agr. Engr. I or Drawing
1, and
  Civil Engr. 117 or 118. Offered 1943-44 and alternate years. Mr. Witzel
.
    121. SEMINARY. I; 1 cr. Review of current literature and studies of agricultural
  engineering problems. Mr. Duffee and staff.
    180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Open only to students in professional
agri-
 cultural engineering. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
Staff.
   200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of
instruct-
 or. Staff.
                      AGRICULTURAL JOURNALISM
 PROFESSORS HOPKINS, chairman, SUMNER; ASSISTANT PROFESSORS BLISS, HOVELAND,
 LANGDON, RASMUSSEN; INSTRUCTOR HAAG.
   There is an increasing demand for graduates in agriculture and in home
economics
 who have had an adequate training in technical journalism. To render the
greatest
 service most college graduates are making an increasing use of the printed
page. The
 ability to write simply and understandingly is invaluable in many fields.
Journalism,
 advertising and radio are playing an increasing part in the work of many
university
 graduates.
   For students returning to the farm, Agricultural Journalism 1 and 3 are
suggested.
 For prospective agricultural teachers and extension workers courses 1, 3,
and 103 are
 recommended. Prospective teachers and workers in home economics extension
are ad-
 vised to take courses 8 and 103. For research workers Agricultural Journalism
1 or 8
 and 115 are advised.
   Majors in the department will be expected to take courses 1 or 8, 103,
111 or 112,
and 115. Courses in the Department of Journalism in the College of Letters
and Science
should be taken in addition, and not to exceed 5 credits from the following
may count
toward a major: Journalism 2, 3, and 123.
  1. AGRICULTURAL NEWS WRITING. I, II; 3 cr. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
or consent of instructor. Mr. Sumner and staff.
  2. PRACTICE IN EDITING. I, II; 1 cr. Prerequisite: A semester's work on
the Country
Magazine or consent of instructor. Mr. Sumner.
  3. AGRICULTURAL ADVERTISING. I, II; 3 cr. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
or
consent of instructor. Mr. Sumner.
  8. HOME ECONOMICS NEWS WRITING. I; 3 cr. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
or consent of instructor. Mr. Sumner.
  10. TECHNICAL WRITING. II; 2 cr. Direction and practices in reporting scientific
work. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Mr. Hoveland.
  18. FARM AND HOME RADIO WRITING. I; 2 cr. Includes a general survey of
radio;
continuity writing; script editing; news gathering and preparation; program
planning
and auditing; radio style. Prerequisites: Junior standing, Speech 110, or
consent of
instructor. Mr. Bliss.
  100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
Staff.
  103. PUBLICITY MEDIA AND METHODS. II; 2 cr. Prerequisite: Agricultural
Journ.
I or 8. Mr. Hopkins.
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