Genetics curriculum taught as a component of coursework in Agronomy, Zoology, and Plant Pathology departments.
The Department of Genetics is established and located in Winston Hall. (for historical records, see online collection guide)
The Department of Genetics moves to Gardner Hall.
Patricia Anne Sarvella become the first woman to receive a Ph.D. degree at State College (from the Department of Genetics).
The first African-American female academic staff member, Mrs. Justina Williams, is hired to work in the Department of Genetics' Drosophila research lab. Many African-Americans had worked at State prior to Williams's appointment, however they primarily worked in custodial or food service positions.
Carey Bostian wrote Development of the Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, 1924-1976. A print edition exists in the library.
NC State becomes one of the first land-grant universities to offer masters' and doctoral degrees in genomic science.