College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Leadership and Service

The CSSAH L&S - LLC focuses on active engagement with peers and the FAMU community to produce dynamic leaders, exceptional artists, and extraordinary social activists.

Benefits Of The CSSAH LLC

The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities (CSSAH) Leadership & Service LLC (L&S - LLC) is designed for students majoring in one of the 14 eligible undergraduate programs offered within the College.The CSSAH L&S - LLC is aligned with the College mission: “... developing culturally-astute graduates who engage creativity and critical thinking to solve real-world problems and facilitate the empowerment of self and others.”

The CSSAH L&S - LLC program pillars are based on the College Mission Statement:

  • Culture
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Empowerment

Each CSSAH unit will provide programming (e.g., performances, conferences, panel presentations) once during the academic year. 

CSSAH Undergraduate Degrees (Majors)

  • African American Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Global Security and International Affairs
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre



CSSAH L&S - LLC applicants must:

  1. Be First Time in College (FTIC) students.
  2. Have at least a 2.8 high school GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Major in one of the CSSAH undergraduate degrees listed above.
  4. Submit an essay using the following prompt, “Why should I be considered for the CSSAH Leadership & Service LLC?”

Adhere to the following guidelines in your essay:

      1. 250 – 300 word count limit.
      2. Include of your past leadership and service experience
      3. Include your intended major.

`5. Interview with the CSSAH L&S - LLC team.


Complete the online housing application and click on the CSSAH Leadership & Service LLC.

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Contact the Liaison

Follow CSSAH L&S - LLC on Instagram @famucssah_llc

Name Phone Email

Lisa Lauray
CSSAH L&S - LLC Liaison

(850) 599-3430

Jamal Coleman
CSSAH L&S - LLC Liaison

(850) 412-5532

Dr. Brenda C. Spencer
LLC Program Director

(850) 412-5790