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Vocational Education in Universities

by Alan C. Eurich & James A. McCain - 1943

From their very origin to the present time, the universities have been concerned with preparing their students for vocations. The medieval university provided the training requisite for following the "traditional trinity" of professions-theology, law, and medicine. The American universities which grew out of the earliest colonial colleges were founded to furnish the new land with a learned ministry. Our universities today offer preparation for a wide variety of occupations, and, as new needs arise, expand their curriculums to include new vocational courses to meet them.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 42, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 44 Number 9, 1943, p. 450-465
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20430, Date Accessed: 2/24/2021 1:16:07 PM

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  • Alan Eurich
    Stanford University
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    ALAN C. EURICH is a Professor of Education at Stanford University.
  • James McCain
    Colorado State College
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    JAMES A. MCCAIN is the Dean of Vocational Education and Guidance at Colorado State College.
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