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About the Biological and Environmental Sciences Department

The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences: History Notes


1887: The “Troy Normal School” was established.
1893 The State Legislature changed it to “College”.
1911: The Board of Trustees changed it back to “School”.
1927: The State Board of Education changed it to “State Teachers College”.

The Biology-related subjects:

1887:  Physiology
1889: Methods in Geography and Physiology
1911: Physiology, Botany
1929: General Biology, Physiology, Field Zoology, Field Botany


Biology Alumni


Zachery Briley - University of South Alabama's Physician Assistant Program
Christopher Ashley - Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Hope Niemczyk - featured in the Alabama Pharmacy Association's Tech Talk
Sidney Dockery - Medical Laboratory Science Program at Baptist South  Hospital, AL
Douglas Bright - Uniformed Services University of Health Science F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD