Catalogue of the Officers and Students of William and Mary College, 1836-1837
COURSE FOR THE DEGREE OF A. B.
The course necessary for the degree of A. B., comprises the Junior Moral Class, the Chemical Class, the Junior Mathematical Class, and the Class of National Law, entitled, the Junior Political, in the Junior year.
In the Senior year, the Senior Political; the Senior Mathematical, and the Natural Philosophical Classes.
COURSE FOR THE DEGREE OF A. M.
There is also a course established to be pursued by those who wish to obtain the degree of A. M. Any Student proposing to enter upon this course, must have taken the degree of A. B. in this College, or the same or some equivalent degree in some other College of equal standing; and must also be a proficient in the Latin Language. In pursuing this course the Student will read the books designated below, under the general supervision of the Professors, who will, by occasional examination, ascertain the extent of the proficiency of the Student.
MORAL AND POLITICAL DEPARTMENT.
Campbell’s Rhetoric, Whately’s Logic, Abercrombie’s Moral Philo- sophy, Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws, Say and Ricardo on Political Economy, Brown on the Passions, Chalmer’s Evidences of Christianity.
Gillies’ Greece, Ferguson’s Rome, Sismondi’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Russell’s Modern Europe, Hallam’s Middle Ages and Constitutional History of England—History of the United States.
Legendre’s Geometry, Young’s and Bourdon’s Algebra, Young’s Analytical Geometry, Young’s Differential and Integral Calculus, Gum” mere’s Astronomy.
Turner’s Chemistry, Young’s Mechanics, Newton’s Principia.
Text Books on Constitutional Law.
William and Mary College. 1837. Catalogue of the Officers and Students of William and Mary College, 1836-1837. Institutional Document. Petersburg: Office of the Farmers’ Register. https://digitalarchive.wm.edu/bitstream/handle/10288/13506/catalogueofoffic1837coll.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y