Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog

2022-2023 General Catalog


 

Florida A&M University Mission Statement

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is an 1890 land grant, doctoral/research institution devoted to student success at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional levels. FAMU enhances the lives of its constituents and empowers communities through innovative teaching, research, scholarship, partnerships, and public service. The University continues its rich legacy and historic mission of educating African Americans and embraces all dimensions of diversity. 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University holds the following values essential to the achievement of the university's mission:

  • Scholarship
  • Excellence
  • Openness
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Diversity
  • Service
  • Fairness
  • Courage
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Collegiality
  • Freedom
  • Ethics

 

University Vision Statement 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) will be recognized as a leading national public university that is internationally renowned for its competitive graduates, transformative research, and innovation.

 

University Values

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is committed to the values of accountability, inclusion, innovation, and integrity. The University also values and endorses the Board of Governors' Statement of Free Expression and expects open-minded and tolerant civil discourse to take place throughout the campus community. These values represent the tenets that guide our actions, enable us to sustain our historical mission, and realize our strategic plan.

 

Accreditation

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, professional, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of FAMU may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org). 

 

University Electronic Catalog

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University electronic catalog is updated annually and constitutes the University's official document of record. The catalog includes general information about the University and information on degree requirements, academics programs, admission and campus life.

The provisions of the catalog do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant, student, or employee, member and the University. The University and its Board of Trustees reserve the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees, calendars, curricula, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective policies as duly appropriate and will apply both to prospective students and to those already enrolled.

While every effort is made to assure accurate and up-to-date information, the University does not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentation made through error in the preparation of this or any other of its catalogs or through failure to give notice of changes in its requirements, policies, tuition and fees, course offerings, and other matters affecting students or applicants.

The FAMU General Catalog is produced by the Office of Publications in conjunction with the Division of Academic Affairs.

For questions or comments regarding the FAMU General Catalog, please email us at catalogsupport@famu.edu.