Department of History
History courses were offered when the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts opened.
The Department of History and Sociology formed when rural sociology curriculum was separated from the program. A separate Department of Rural Sociology was also created.
Hugh T. Lefler, head of the History Department and chair of the Library Committee, was appointed Acting Director of the Library.
The Department of History and Sociology divided into two departments: the Department of History and Department of Sociology.
The Department of History and Political Science is divided into two departments: the Department of History and Department of Politics.
Doris King became the third woman to serve as a full professor and taught courses in history and education.
Norma Wright Garcia became the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree after earning a BA in history.
Mary E. (Betty) Wheeler became the head of the Department of History and the third woman to hold a position of department head at NC State.
Terry Gannon graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He had been a member of the "Cardiac Pack" men's basketball team that won the 1983 NCAA championship. He later became a sportscaster for ESPN, ABC and other media outlets.
Joshua D. Hager wrote History at NC State: An Institutional History.