Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Academic/Departmental Events: 1940-1949


1940: Library Science major offered.

1942: ASTC offers first graduate courses during summer in conjunction with the UNC graduate program.

1942: ASTC accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

1942-48: UNC extension degree continued at ASTC.

1946: Public School Music and Business Education majors offered.

1947: Graduate school accredited by State Department of Public Instruction (51 grad students in 8 depts.)

1948: ASTC establishes full graduate program; first M.A. granted summer 1948.

1949: Graduate school accredited by American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

1949: Social Science Department offers minor for grad students working towards an M.A.
(Education major until 57-58).




Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).