Groovy College Course Catalogs of the 1970s

Whether for their graphic design, optimistic photographs, or quaint vintage charm, I always have a blast looking at old college course catalogs. So I’m going to share some of my favorites with you,¬†grouped by decade. Up first are the groovy ’70s. Here are one dozen college course catalogs from the Me Decade, covering both undergraduate and graduate schools from small junior/community colleges to well-known and prestigious universities.


Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Edison Community College, 1979-80
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Broward Community College, 1979-80
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
FIsher Junior College, 1974-75
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
William Carey College, 1977-78
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Chowan College, 1977-78
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Illinois State University, 1975-76
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
West Chester State College, 1972-74
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Mary Washington College, 1972-73
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
George Fox College, 1971-73
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Avila College, Summer 1975
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Kansas State University, 1973-74
Vintage college course catalogs of the 1970s
Fort Wayne Bible College, 1972-73

(All images courtesy the Internet Archive.)

Chris Holmes Author