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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941

The long course,   pp. 191-196 PDF (1.6 MB)


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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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