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Authors: College of the Sacred Heart
Publisher: The Miles
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r Studyand Interpretation. Easier Dramatic Selections. Course II—(Senior and Junior)—Interpretation and Ren-dition of Various Species of Dramatic Selections;Tragedy, Comedy, etc. Dialogues and Scenes. De-scriptive and Narrative Reading. COLLEGE OF THE SACRED HEART 33 PRACTICAL ORATORY AND DEBATING. Course I—(Sophomore and Freshman.) The object of the course is essentially the same asthat of the course outlined below. The course includesregular debates on questions within the mental rangeof the members, involving careful preparation, clearand logical treatment, offhand speaking in rebuttal ofarguments or in the transaction of business. Course II—(Senior and Junior.) The object of the course is to enable the students toacquire a practical knowledge of parliamentary law, aswell as readiness and fluency in public speaking. Oncea week debates on topics of the hour, or on historicalsubjects, are held. Each debate is followed by a criti-cism of the oratorical efforts of the speakers.
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34 COLLEGE OF THE SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT The instruction given in this department agrees withthat of the best Academies and High Schools of the land.In fact, the desire of obtaining this conformity with otherinstitutions was uppermost in the minds of the members ofthe Committee on Studies while drawing up the presentplan. The regular course embraces English, Latin, Greek, oneModern Language other than English, Algebra, Geometryand Trigonometry, History, Physics and Chemistry. Thiscourse, the Classical Scientific Course, is universally andstrongly recommended to all prospective professional stu-dents. The Medical Schools, with their high standards, orrather because of their high standards, requiring as theydo the best possible mental preparation in their prospectivestudents, decidedly favor this course. It would be an easytask to gather statements from many eminent professors inLaw and Engineering Schools expressing the same prefer-ence. The reason is the same in all. The
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