Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Degree Discipline

Home Economics


The purpose of this thesis is: 1- To present findings and recommendations on the general aims and objectives of the Negro Colleges in Texas, offering Home Economics Education. 2- To provide an opportunity for a critical evaluation of findings and recommendations by presenting such material in a compiled form. 3- To help pave the way for any changes in the teacher training curricula which seems justified in the light of needs presented here.

Education courses will not be considered in this thesis; only those courses will be considered which pertain directly to the subjects required in the field of Home Economic Education. A study of the general aims and objectives of Negro Colleges in Texas offering Home Economics Education will also be considered in this thesis. This includes a study of six special content fields: namely foods, clothing, child care, home nursing, and practice house; also a thorough criticism of the offerings in the particular field under consideration in each college--- Negro Colleges in Texas, offering Home Economics. The material taken for consideration is of the present standing and offerings of the named colleges.

Committee Chair/Advisor

E. C. May


Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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