Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events: 1930-1939
1933: Social Science Department established (faculty includes 1 Ph.D.; 3 M.A.s; 1 B.A.). Dr. D.J. Whitener serves chair until 1956.
1933: English and History majors offered.
1934: French major offered.
1936: Speech Department formed. Officially called the Department of Extemporaneous Speaking.
1937: Home Economics major offered.
1938: First grad courses offered in Summer School, no degree offered.
1938: Social Science teacher certificate renewal offered.
1939: Department of Music Education started.
1939: 48 graduates with a B.S. in Social Science.
1939: ASTC accredited by American Association of Colleges for Teacher
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