riassachMsetts ArrkMltMral Collegeo A rare chance to obtain a liberal and thoroughly practical education. The cost has been reduced to a minimum. Tuition is free to residents of the State. An opportunity is offered to pay a portion of expenses by work. Three courses of study are offered : A two year ' s ' coii,7-se in agriculture and kindred sciences for special students ; a four years course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science ; and a graduate course of two years leading to the degree of Master of Science. Instruction. The courses of study as at present constituted include: — 1. Agriculture, theoretical and practical, stock-breeding, drainage and irrigation, special crops. 2. Botany, including horticulture, market gardening, arboriculture, care of green-houses, types of cryptogamic orders, and histology. 3. Chemistry. Practice work in the laboratories. Qualitative and quan- titative analysis, inorganic and organic. 4. Zoology, entomology, the preservation of plants from destructive insects ; human anatomy, physiology, and hygiene. 5. Veterinary science. The hygiene, anatomy, physiology, and diseases of domestic animals, giving the student requisite knowledge for the care of stock. 6. Mathematics and physics, including practical work in surveying and road making. Meteorology in its relation to agriculture. Electrical engineering with problems, and practical work with instruments. 7. English. Care is given to the study of English language and literature that the student may be able to understand his mother-tongue, and use it cor- rectly and efficiently in the expression and enunciation of thought. As a means to this and other ends, Latin is studied for one year. 8. Modern languages. French and German are taught so as to give the student means of acquiring a sufficient mastery of the languages to have access to scientific authorities of France and Germany. 9. Political Science. The course provides for instruction in political economy, that a knowledge may be gained of those established laws of the busi- ness world which control the market, finance, and the production and distribution of wealth. Especial attention is given to the economics of agriculture. Con-
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