Church Teachers College. Dept. of Economics and Sociology

Under the Church Teachers College, the Department of Economics and Commerce split into the Department of Business Education and the Department of Economics and Sociology in 1919. One year later, when the Church Teachers College split, the Department of Economics and Sociology retained its name and function under the newly organized School of Arts and Sciences.

Variant names

Church Teachers College. Economics and Sociology Dept.

Description

Established: 1919

Abolished: 1920

Location: Provo, Utah (1919-1920)

Functions

The Department of Economics and Sociology was responsible for teaching courses in economics and sociology.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Department of Economics and Sociology was part of the Church Teachers College, the higher-education branch of Brigham Young University. Russell Swenson served as Department Chairman.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Church Teachers College (1919-1920)

Earlier unit: Church Teachers College. Dept. of Economics and Commerce (1919)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. School of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of Economics and Sociology (1920)

Sources

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1919-1920: p. 19 (part of the Church Teachers College) p. 68 (Department of Economics and Sociology; courses offered)

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1917-1918: p. 49 (Department of Economics and Commerce)

Brigham Young University, 1975: v. 4, p. 496 (department chairman: Russell Swenson, 1919-1920)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00062

Creator: UPB