FAMU Honors Program

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About the Honors Center
Honors Center Mission

The mission of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Honors Center is to provide a series of challenging courses and academic enhancement experiences for undergraduate students who excel.  Enhancement of academic performance in critical thinking skills, in essence, will lead to consummate intellectual engagement and strong research orientation as a launch to both graduate and professional schools, as well as career paths.  The center stresses four major areas of concentration: academic achievement, development of leadership potential, community service, and cultural enrichment. 

Honors Center Objectives

  1. To create an environment where academically talented students can develop and thrive
  2. To provide mentoring, nurturing, and academic support to assist students in achieving their full potentials.
  3. To provide opportunities for internships and service-learning involvement.

Honors Center Vision

The University Honors Center envisions a transformation into an Honors College to better serve the needs of its students and to attain national acclaim. As an Honors College, it endeavors to become the flagship of the University, providing a premier learning environment for students through a commitment to excellence in education.

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Honors Program Application


Highschool student
High School Students

The application requires responses for two writing prompts, high school transcript, ACT/SAT score, and two letters of recommendation.

Freshman student
FAMU Freshmen & Sophomore Students (59 or fewer credit hours)

The application requires responses for two writing prompts and one letter of recommendation.

Transfer student
FAMU Juniors (60 or more credit hours) and Transfer Students

The application requires responses for two writing prompts and one letter of recommendation. Transfer students must also provide previous college/university information and transcripts.



Honors Program Resources

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Admissions Criteria and Honors Application

The Honors Center has a separate admissions process from the University as a whole. Criteria for admittance into the Honors Program depends on a student’s classification and enrollment status. 
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Extracurricular Experiences

The Honors Center offers a wide variety of excellent extracurricular experiences for all its students. 
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Honor Student Association

The Honor Student Association provides additional avenues for students to engage in activities to develop and strengthen their leadership skills and abilities. 
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Honors Center News

Keep up with what's going on in the FAMU Honors Center. 
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Honors Living-Learning Community

Living in an LLC is a great way to get connected to students who share the same goals and ambitions.  
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Program Requirements & Courses

Students admitted to the Honors Center are required to complete one of three stratified tracks. Special sections of required courses from the University’s General Education sequence are offered as honors courses each semester. 
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Contact University Honors Center

Hours | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Florida A&M University
1523 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
(850) 599-3540
(850) 561-2125