Department of English sees course increase

Over the summer, a total of five sections of English 2001 and 1000 were added to the fall semester courses in order to accommodate the rise in the number of students requiring the class.

Compared to the fall semester of last year, almost 150 more students have enrolled in English 1000 and almost 600 more students have enrolled in English 2001, said English lecturer Catherine Talley.

English 1000 is an expository writing course taken by freshmen, while English 2001 is a writing across the curriculum course taken by sophomores. The general education program at Appalachian State University requires both courses, meaning every student needs to get credit for the class in order to graduate, Talley said.

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