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10 > Image 10 of Annual Report, Volume 3 (1880-1881)

Part of University of Kentucky course catalogs, 1865-

_S'1A'I`E COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. 9 ` second years course will enable him to take a school i of a higher grade. The third years course will fit him A for the conduct of an academy or high school, and g_ place him on such vantage ground that he can continue the successful .prosecution of his studies on the lines laid down. To those who do not take the course re- 5 quired for graduates in this School, certificates are given _ certifying the extent and character of their attainments. I It is believed that not many years will pass before the counties of the Commonwealth will feel the beneticent results hoped for from the establishment of this school. _ ' The Commercial Department, though in operation i but one year, has in its results more than met expecta- tion. Besides the matriculates in that department proper, a large number of students in the Classical and Scientific Departments have availed themselves of the L opportunity of familiarizing themselves with the princi- ples and pra,ctice of a business education. The course of study necessary f`or the diploma of this Department has also been enlarged beyond the requirements of most of : the Commercial Colleges ofthe country. Rhetoric and Com position.Political and Physical Geography, Algebra, Geometry, French and German, Moral Philosophy and E Commercial Law have been added to the merely tcch- nical details of book-keeping, If provision could be made for Phonoarapliy in connection with this depart- ment I believe it would greatly add to the desirableness of the course adopted. For the first time since the establishment of the College :1 decided step has been taken in the direction ofrealizing the Congressional idea of instruction (theo- V fg retical and practical) in scientinc agriculture. It is con ii fidently believed that the appointment of Professor Kellerman, who has devoted many years to the chemis- { try and physiology of plant life, and who has been for the last two or three years prosecuting a series of orig- ff