Alabama A&M University provides students with not only a quality education, but also a cultural experience that will cultivate students personal growth. For students who are apprehensive about leaving home for school, A&M is an excellent choice because it provides a nurturing environment that makes student's college transition very simple. To me, A&M is, and always will be, a home away from home. There are a plethora of majors that students can choose from. The areas I suggest students to look into are: agricultural majors (such as Food Science, Environmental Science, etc.), Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business and/or Marketing. Although some students may feel intimidated by pursuing the hard sciences, students should not feel discouraged. A&M has small class sizes which allow students plenty of opportunities to build strong relationships with their professors and classmates. Also, most of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), fields offer funding for high achieving students.
Food Science is an excellent major to pursue for students who are seeking an applied science. The department provides quality professionals who are committed to their students academic achievement, countless professional development and internship opportunities, and a small, family oriented, network. Food science is a unique discipline that encompases a diverse group of sciences such as, mathematics and chemistry, to analyze and assess the quality of foods before they are available for consumption. Also, food science is a broad area which allows students flexibility to do whatever they want to do within the field. Students who decided to major in food science at Alabama A&M will not be disappointed. A&M is one of the few Historically Black Colleges (HBCs) that has an accredited food science program. The program is rigorous, but it is not impossible for students wiling to adopt an assiduous work ethic. Most students who've graduated from A&M with a degree in food science, have gone one to work for various industries such as, USDA, NIH, Kellogg's, or Publix. Other students have been admitted into prestigious graduate schools to further their education. However, even if a potential student does not have an interest in science, I still suggest that he/she consider making A&M their college of choice. It has been proven that if you start here, you can go anywhere!