As of Thursday, July 1, 2021, Florida A&M University (FAMU) has returned to pre-COVID operating procedures. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. However, as a precaution and to continue to #ProtecttheFAMUly, those seeking an in-person office visit may be required to submit to a temperature check and may be asked to wear a mask before entering the office.
Florida A&M University and the College of Science and Technology (CST) remain open for business as we carefully observe federal and state safety and health protocols.
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On July 1, 2012, Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) College of Arts and Sciences formally divided into the College of Science and Technology, and the College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. The College of Science and Technology houses the following departments:
The College of Science and Technology is dedicated to preparing our students to be scholars and leaders by providing an open atmosphere where students encounter patient and fair individuals who are caring, passionate, and vested in their success. Our faculty will use relevant techniques and pedagogy to strengthen student capability in solving problems independently, thereby producing responsible citizens focused on contributing to science and technology to enhance society.
Programs of Study
The College is organized into five (5) degree-granting departments in the fields of biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics and physics. The college offers 15 separate majors leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. It also offers master's-level programs in biology, chemistry, computer science and physics; and the doctorate in physics.Students enrolled in the College of Science and Technology have several curricula to choose from that are offered by the college. They may also take courses offered in other colleges and schools of the University, which, with the approval of the department chairperson, may be included in the degree program, used as a minor field of concentration, or used as electives. In order to graduate, undergraduate students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a grade of “C” or above in all major and minor courses; graduate students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Some programs may have requirements for graduation that are above the minimum. All directed individual study (DIS) courses must be approved by the supervising professor, the chairperson and the dean. Prior approval by the dean is required for all transient credit.