Welcome to FAMU’s Agriculture and Food Science Community!

About Agriculture and Food Science:

If you are interested in tackling and providing solutions to the challenges of the 21st century worldwide as it relates to global food security and fighting world hunger, join the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS). CAFS includes a low student-to-faculty ratio, which not only assures that each student receives personalized and individual attention from a team of dedicated faculty who are experts in their field of specialization, but also guarantee that each gets the attention and support needed to reach their highest potential. Students are thoroughly prepared for careers in every aspect of the global workforce in the 21st century including private enterprise, technology, business and management, international affairs, government and public service, and continuing their education in graduate and professional schools. 

What does Professional Development (PD) look like for Agriculture and Food Science:

Your PD will vary based upon your specific major. In addition, the top skills needed within the agriculture and food sciences fields include active listening, complex problem solving, critical thinking, and reading comprehension. You will gain these and other skills by interning or working under the guidance of world-renowned scientists on cutting edge research, intended to sharpen your scientific skills, conduct your own research, contribute solutions to global challenges, and develop collaborations with other scientists.  For more information, please contact Shanteva Leonard at shanteva.leonard@famu.edu.

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