Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events: 1900-1909
1903: Legislature establishes state-funded institution, Appalachian Training School, in Boone, NC.
1903: Deans established.
1903-04: ATS has three departments: Public School Department with seven grades; Teacher’s Course for teacher preparation; and a High School Department.
1906: ATS offers a four year High School-level course of study and a Preparatory Course.
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