Tuskegee University’s College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS) offers an education that prepares future professionals and leaders in the agricultural, environmental, and nutritional sciences, as well as veterinary medicine through course work along with internships, research and outreach activities related to their chosen majors.
The overall mission of the College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences is to develop students with skills in critical and systematic thinking, intellectual curiosity, a desire for lifelong learning, and to prepare them for leadership and service in the basic and applied sciences.
The curricula within the College are designed to prepare students who ultimately will become professionals in areas that include agricultural sciences, food and nutritional sciences, biological and biomedical sciences, chemical and biochemical sciences, human and veterinary medicine and other health-related fields, environmental sciences, environmental policy and natural resource management, and rural development at local, regional, and international levels. Undergraduate and graduate students from the College will be positioned to enter the job market, enroll in professional or graduate programs, or engage in research, education or outreach at major research universities or centers.
The College carries out its activities through the related themes of teaching, research, and service. The programs of the College are designed to achieve the following objectives: