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The College of Applied Science was established in 1922 within Brigham Young University. In 1954, both the College of Applied Science and the College of Arts and Sciences transferred some of their departments to create the College of Biology and Agriculture.  In addition, the College of Applied Science also contributed to the formation of the College of Family Living in 1954. Between 1922 and 1954, the deans and acting deans of the college were as follows: Melvin C. Merrill, Christen Jensen, Lowry Nelson, Thomas L. Martin, and R.H. Daines.
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The College of Applied Science was established in 1922 within Brigham Young University. In 1954, both the College of Applied Science and the College of Arts and Sciences transferred some of their departments to create the College of Biology and Agriculture.  In addition, the College of Applied Science also contributed to the formation of the College of Family Living in 1954. Between 1922 and 1954, the deans and acting deans of the college included Melvin C. Merrill (1922-1925), Christen Jensen (acting dean, 1925-1929), Lowry Nelson (1929-1936), Thomas L. Martin (1936-1950), and R. H. Daines (1950-1954).
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==

Latest revision as of 14:29, 22 November 2021

The College of Applied Science was established in 1922 within Brigham Young University. In 1954, both the College of Applied Science and the College of Arts and Sciences transferred some of their departments to create the College of Biology and Agriculture. In addition, the College of Applied Science also contributed to the formation of the College of Family Living in 1954. Between 1922 and 1954, the deans and acting deans of the college included Melvin C. Merrill (1922-1925), Christen Jensen (acting dean, 1925-1929), Lowry Nelson (1929-1936), Thomas L. Martin (1936-1950), and R. H. Daines (1950-1954).

Description

Established: 1922

Abolished: 1954

Location: Provo, Utah (1922-1954)

Functions

The College of Applied Science was originally organized to provide instruction in the scientific principles and technical operations pertaining to the farm, the home, the shop, and the professions, trades, and industries related to the same.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The College of Applied Science was the administering body for the following departments: Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Household Administration, Drafting, Auto Mechanics, Woodwork, Ironwork, Art, Rural Engineering, Mechanic Arts, Rural Social Economics, Home Economics, Landscape Architecture, Bacteriology, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Industrial Arts, and Animal Husbandry and Poultry Husbandry. The college was administered by a dean under the direction of the president of the university.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1922-1954)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences (1954)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. College of Family Living (1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Agronomy (1922-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Animal Husbandry (1922-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Horticulture (1922-1940) (1922-1940)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering (1922-1923)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Foods and Nutrition (1922-1930)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Clothing and Textiles (1922-1930) (1922-1930)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Household Administration (1922-1930)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Drafting (1922-1932)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Art (1920-1973) (1922-1925)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Rural Engineering (1923-1925)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Mechanic Arts (1922-1948)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Rural Social Economics (1929-1931)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Home Economics (1930-1955) (1930-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Landscape Architecture (1936-1941)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Bacteriology (1937-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (1940-1954)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Industrial Arts (1948-1953)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Woodwork (1922-1933)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Ironwork (1922-1924)

Sources

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1922-1923: p. 9 (Melvin C. Merrill, dean) p. 35 (College of Applied Science purposes; departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Foods and Nutrition, Textiles and Clothing, Household Administration, Drafting, Auto Mechanics, Woodwork, Ironwork, Art)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1923-1924: p. 39 (Dept. of Agricultural Engineering becomes Dept. of Rural Engineering)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1925-1926: p. 8 (Christen Jensen, acting dean) p. 41 (Departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Household Administration, Drafting, Auto Mechanics, Woodwork)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1927-1928: p. 52 (Dept. of Auto Mechanics changes to Dept. of Mechanic Arts; no Dept. of Woodwork)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue, 1929-1930: p. 6 (Lowry Nelson, dean) p. 58 (Dept. of Rural and Social Economics established in College of Applied Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1930-1931: p. 59 (Departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Home Economics, Drafting, Mechanic Arts, Rural Economics)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1932-1933: p. 68 (Dept. of Drafting and Dept. of Rural Social Economics not listed as departments in the College of Applied Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1936: p. 6 (Thomas L. Martin, dean) p. 69 (Dept. of Landscape Architecture established within the College of Applied Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Catalogue Number, 1937-1938: p. 60 (Dept. of Bacteriology established within the College of Applied Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1941-1942: p. 44 (Departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Bacteriology, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Mechanic Arts)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1943-1944: p. 43 (Dept. of Home Economics established within the College of Applied Science)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1949-1950: p. 3 (Departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Bacteriology, Home Economics, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Industrial Arts)

Brigham Young University Quarterly Annual Catalogue Issue, 1950-1951: p. 9 (R.H. Daines, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog, 1953: p. 317 (Departments listed as Agronomy, Animal Husbandry and Poultry Husbandry, Bacteriology, Home Economics, Horticulture and landscape Architecture, Industrial Arts)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog Issue, 1954: p. 354 (College of Biological and Agricultural Sciences established within Brigham Young University)

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