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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR GREGORY AND DR, KELLOR. 31. Environmental influence on man. First term (Dr. Gregory): the relation of man to nature; a study of topography, climate, distribution and character of fauna, flora, building material, etc., as factors which influence man's physical development and manner of life. Second term (Dr. Kellor): social environment, including the interrelation of primitive and early societies, and of societies unequally advanced in civilization. Especial attention will be given to the contact of civilized with uncivilized races consequent to national expansion and colonization. Seventy-two hours.

33. Colonization (economic and social). The economic and social questions of colonization. A preliminary sketch of ancient and mediaeval expansion and colonization, followed by a close study of the experiences of the various modern colonizing states. Investigation based on German and French sources is required, and ability to read Spanish or Dutch will be of advantage. Seventy-two hours.

YALE DIVINITY SCHOOL.

DEPARTMENT OF CHRISTIAN SOCIOLOGY.

DR. BAILEY. Practical sociology. A critical study of the principal social phenomena that are characteristic of American society. The problems connected with the negro, the concentration of population in cities, with the attendant dangers, immigration, organizations for charity and the relief of the poor, the liquor question, and kindred themes will be presented in lectures. Considerable attention will be given to the institutions for the punishment of crime and the reformation of criminals. Wright's Practical Sociology and additional books of reference. Seventy-two hours.

ALL CLASSES.

“The Lyman Beecher Course for 1901,” by Rev. Dr. Gladden, will discuss special problems connected with the relation of the pulpit to present social conditions.

Further needs of students in this department are met by the courses of the Graduate School.

PRACTICAL WORK. A number of general scholarships, averaging $100 a year, are given to students engaged in practical religious and social work in the city. The supervision of this work is in charge of the director of religious work, a recent graduate employed solely for this purpose.

New Haven, with its population of 120,000, offers a large and varied clinical field. It contains seventeen Congregational churches and strong churches of all denominations. The mission field includes the well-organized city missions, Wellcome Hall Mission, with its institutional features; Lowell House Settlement, in the midst of a large foreign population; the New Haven Hospital, where six students are used as chaplains; the jail, where work is done for discharged men in connection with the Calvary Industrial Home; the almshouse, clubs for street boys and workingmen, and the large city Y. M. C. A. This system affords excellent opportunity for actual experience in dealing with social problems, and is supplemented by a visit of two or three days to the charitable and correctional institutions of New York under Dr. Bailey's direction.

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YALE LAW SCHOOL.

Group 14. The organization and working of human society.

14. Sociology: the self-perpetuation of society; evolution of domestic relations. Professor Sumner.

2. Systematic sociology. Professor Sumner.
3. Physical geography in its relation to history. Professor Brewer.
4. Mediæval institutions. Professor G. B. Adams.
5. Social politics. Professor Farnam.
6. Commercial policy. Professor Emery.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIATHE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA - SCHOOL OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES.

In the university the departments of sociology, economics, and politics have been grouped into the School of Social Sciences, the better to enable the candidates for the doctorate to grasp the general principles underlying all social phenomena, and to form thereby a juster appreciation of the laws of the particular science to which he devotes himself. This end is obtained by such an arrangement of the courses as will enable the student to make the best possible co-ordination of the sciences taught in this school with each other and with the allied science of law as taught in the School of Law.

This grouping renders it easier to make such a co-ordination of courses as will offer the greatest advantages to students taking work in the other schools of the university, and who desire, at the same time, to secure a good grasp of the general principles of the social sciences.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY.

Rev. Dr. William J. KERBY. At present the work in sociology is largely introductory. While the science is in the formative stage, and is the occasion of much controversy, it seems best to give to the student clear fundamental ideas and exact preparatory knowledge. It is hoped that this method will develop powers of accurate observation and classification, and that it will generate a correct sociological sense. Sociological theory is studied historically rather than critically. The lectures and research work are conducted in a way to reach questions of social organization and life, social history and social problems. To preserve the useful character of the work, principles will not be studied without careful and detailed application to social conditions, normal and abnormal; and to preserve the scientific character of the courses, no sociological research, no study of social problems, will be undertaken, without the constant guidance of the principles involved.

COURSES OF INSTRUCTION

I. Elements of sociology. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student thoroughly with the terminology of the science, its fundamental concepts, the nature of society, of social phenomena, of social laws, and of social institutions, classes, etc. Two hours.

II. The social sciences. (a) Analytical study of their problems and relations to sociology. (6) Review of attempts to construct a complete theory of sociology. Two hours per week till completed.

III. The sociological aspects of mediæval guilds. Two hours per week after the completion of Course II.

IV. Seminar. Hints on methods of sociological study and observation ; papers by students on selected subjects; current periodical literature and current events reviewed; exercise in bibliography. Two hours.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS.

DR. CARROLL D. WRIGHT AND DR, CHARLES P. NEILL.

V. Lectures on special topics in social economics. This course, conducted by Hon. Carroll D. Wright, United States Commissioner of Labor, treats of the use and method of statistics in the study of industrial and social questions, and discusses problems of present importance in the field of social economics. One hour. Second half-year.

The resignation of Professor Carroll D. Wright, on account of the present financial difficulties of the university, has just been announced in the press.

COLUMBIAN UNIVERSITY - THE CORCORAN SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL,

POLITICS AND ECONOMICS,

PROFESSOR CRAVEN, HEAD OF DEPARTMENT; DR. WRIGHT, LECTURER ON STATISTICS;

Mr. McNaBB, INSTRUCTOR IN BUSINESS Law. VI. Comparative statistics. A numerical study of social relations, with particular regard to the population, industries, and commerce of the United States and other leading nations. Two hours, 1901-1902.

SOCIOLOGY.

XI. The principles of sociology. Two hours, 1900–1901.

XII. A study of individualism, socialism, and of the practical social problems of state and municipal administration in respect to sanitation, charities, crime, etc. Two hours, 1901–1902.

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COLUMBIAN UNIVERSITY – THE SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES.

ECONOMICS.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WEST.

III. Municipal economy. A study of municipal functions in various countries and of the corresponding forms of municipal government. The actual experiences of cities in dealing with the problems growing out of the concentration of population will be compared, with a view to determining how far and in what directions the modern tendency toward the extension of municipal activities is advantageous.

IV. Social therapeutics. A study of voluntary agencies for promoting social welfare.

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY,

PHILOSOPHY,

Course 3. Special ethics. Duties and rights. Individual law. Revelation. Public worship. Self-culture and station in life. Suicide. Private ownership. Dueling. Lying. Social law. Domestic society. Divorce. Celibacy. Education. Civil society. Authority. Politics. Forms of government.

Essential functions: legislative, judiciary, executive. Armed force. Civil administration. Penal code. Church and state. Ecclesiastical society. International law. Intervention. War and peace.

Distribution. The social problem. Socialist solution. Rights of property. Classes of sharers: autonomous producer, master, wage-earner, man living on his income, the indigent.

Course 4.

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JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ECONOMICS.

I. Introduction to the study of society. Small and Vincent's Introduction to the Study of Society forms the basis of instruction, and the course is designed to afford a synthetic view of social phenomena. It is a fitting introduction to the special social sciences.

II. Social elements – lecture course. The attempt is to direct attention to the phenomena of human associations, to show how to interpret social and economic tendencies and movements, to stimulate interest in methods of social betterment approved by experience, and to disclose the principles of social progress. III. The history of sociology. This consists of a general survey of sociological

а thought from Comte to the present time by means of lectures, and reports by the students.

ROLLINS COLLEGE.

ECONOMICS AND LAW. Course V. Sociology. An introductory course, dealing with the history of sociology as a science. Some of the subjects treated are anthropology, ethnology, the philosophy of social life, applied sociology, statistics, and present social problems. Second semester, three times a week. Required of all candidates for the degree. GEORGIA

ATLANTA UNIVERSITY,

W. E. BURGHART Du Bois, PH.D. Social reforms. Three terms of the senior year are given to sociology; the first term to a general study of principles, the second term to a general survey of social conditions, and a third term to a study of the social and economic condition of the American negro, and to methods of reform. Mayo-Smith's Statistics and Sociology is the text-book in use, and special library and thesis work is required.

In addition to this, graduate study of the social problems in the South by the most approved scientific methods is carried on by the Atlanta Conference, composed of graduates of Atlanta, Fisk, and other institutions. The aim is to make Atlanta University the center of an intelligent and thoroughgoing study of the negro problems. Five reports of the conference have been published, and a sixth is in preparation.

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS.
II. Principles of sociology; sociological problems. Sixty hours.
ILLINOIS- ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY.

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DR. LYON,
General history, civics, logic. Economics. Spring term.
Course 1. Economics. Fall term.
General history, civics, logic. Sociology. Spring term.
Course 1, 3. Sociology. Fall term.
Courses 1, 3, 4. Sociology, seminary. Winter term.

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The purpose in sociology is to trace the evolution of society from its primitive forms to its present state of complexity, to note the reciprocal adjustment of life and environment, to see how forces both subjective and objective have operated to bring about a normal state of society, and to examine the forces which are now tending to change its structure.

An elementary study of social principles and phenomena (1). Origin and scope of sociology. Origin and nature of social structures. Social functions. Mental and physical basis of society. Constant observation and classification of local social phenomena. By this method and historical data social theory is tested.

The principles of sociology (2). Relation of sociology to correlated sciences. An examination of the nature and application of all the principles constituting society. These principles are traced in the evolution, not only of the social mind, but also of the objective structures of society. Theses on various phases of the subject.

Seminary (3). A study of such sociological problems as organized charity, socialism, communism, crime, urban life and social selection, negro, immigrant, sociological study of the family, social teaching and the influence of Christianity.

BLACKBURN UNIVERSITY.

POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT.

Walter H. BRADLEY, A.M,

SOCIOLOGY GENERAL,

Discussion of the phenomena of society and present social problems. Thirty-six hours.

CARTHAGE COLLEGE. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, ECONOMICS, AND SOCIAL SCIENCE. Sociology. Wright's Practical Sociology. Theses and supplementary reading. Three months, three hours.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS.

12. The labor problem. This course is a study of the labor movement and its social significance. The conditions of workingmen, their legal and economic relations to their employers, wages, strikes, arbitration, labor organizations, and similar topics are studied, and serve to show the general character of the course. Readings, lectures, and quizzes. Professor Kinley.

15. Problems of pauperism and crime. This course begins with the history of poor-relief in Europe and the United States. As full a discussion of the various methods of reform and prevention is given as the time will permit. Assistant Professor Hammond.

17. Sociology. This course comprises an elementary presentation of social principles and phenomena, and a brief discussion of some of the recent theories advanced to explain the growth and structure of society. Assistant Professor Hammond,

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO,
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY.

GENERAL SOCIOLOGY,

Prevalent misconceptions make it necessary to advise students that sociology is neither the sum of modern experiments in beneficence, nor the formulation of benevolent sentiments, nor a dogmatic short-cut to the solution of problems which baffle political and economic science.

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