National Geographic : 1924 Mar
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY HHome Study Courses h r A Step in the Right Direction q- I /' HEN Columbia University estab V V lished its Home Study Courses it s took a step which many educators __ thought radical for an institution of its standing and traditions. However, the step was one in the right direction. The following are a few of That the courses have met a long felt need and have greatly the many suhjects covered by the Home Study Courses: broadened the scope of Columbia's service is evidenced by the Short Story Writing volume of responses to these announcements which have been ish opposition received from all parts of the country. The mere statement of Mathematics the fact that the educational facilities of Columbia could be Economics Accounting taken advantage of by a student in Maine or California, in the English Literature Dakotas or Florida, proved to be a clarion call which evoked in History Philosophy stant answer from men and women in greatly varied walks of life. Business English American Literature The Columbia Home Study Courses are prepared and con Photoplay Composition English ducted by members of the University teaching staff, with Secretarial Studies Foreign Languages whom each student is in direct contact throughout the course. Busern DLma The Home Study Courses, however, have been organized Journalism differently from the resident college courses so that they may Spanish Current Literature be conducted in writing and so that the instructor may super French vise the work of each student and test it for thoroughness. Drafting t Business Psychology of Advertising Many of these courses are specifically planned to increase the oan 1Selling student's business efficiency, others are of the purely cultural Sociology Scouting type which broaden the mental horizon and bring into one's Foreign Exchange Typographyae life the added interest which always accompanies greater High School Courses knowledge. Finance Gmmerl Sc Your personal inclination may lead you in one direction or in the German other. In either event the Columbia Home Study Courses offer you Composition of Lyric Poetry opportunity to attain, without interference with your present duties Lgazine Articles and or vocation and from a truly national university, most of the advan Newspaper writing tages which a resident course would give you. Although no point Biblical Literature credits toward an academic degree are given for the work in the Dramatic Comnosition Home Study Department, the University's Certificate is issued upon Fire Insurance the satisfactory completion of each course. American Government Italian If you will write to the University you will receive all information Greek regarding the Home Study Courses. Comparative Literature Stenography Speech Composition Co a berit Typewriting U niritp in tjIeCitp oft jett orkl Home Study Department, Room D-13, Columbia University, New York City. Please send me the Bulletin of Columbia Home Study Courses. I am especially interested in the following: Nae......................... Adrss.................. N am e ............ .. ........ ............ t Address ....................................