EduCativ Posted July 19, 2020 Share Posted July 19, 2020 Founded in 1908 as the Second District A&M School, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is one of the different colleges in Georgia, offering bachelor's degrees in such diverse majors as natural resource management and agricultural education associate degrees in popular programs such as nursing. A unit of the 26-member University System of Georgia, ABAC's enrollment includes over 3,400 students from 24 countries, 18 states, and 155 of Georgia's 159 counties. ABAC offers apartment-style housing for 1,400 students who live in the heart of the sprawling main campus in Tifton, which has been named one of the best small towns in America. With an abundance of student organizations, a wide-ranging music program, and a variety of intercollegiate and intramural athletic teams, there are many ways for students to get involved and develop a deeper connection with their College. With the goal of an enlightening and engaging environment, ABAC provides endless opportunities for students to learn and grow as individuals. Students can take advantage of ABAC's many sights and sounds, including the J.G. Woodroof Farm, the Forest Lakes Golf Course, and the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. ABAC provides practical, hands-on education to a diverse group of students with classes in Tifton, Moultrie, Bainbridge, Blakely, and Donalsonville. ABAC aspires to an institutional destination of greatness. In this College, committed students seek a life-changing experience and are prepared to contribute positively to the communities in which they live and work. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a State College within the University System of Georgia. ABAC's mission is to provide excellent education by engaging, teaching, coaching, mentoring, and providing relevant experiences that prepare the graduate for life. Under the direction of the Vice-President of Finance and Operations, the Department of Capital Planning (D.C.P.) serve as liaisons with the Board of Regents for all ABAC Capital Projects. The D.C.P. coordinates capital improvement projects, research, planning, budgeting, and management on the ABAC campus and the Georgia Museum of Agriculture. The D.C.P. strives to present our students with the best possible learning experience by combining the latest technologies and construction with the goals of the College. ABAC utilizes assessment strategies to evaluate student success as it relates to the College's mission statement. As stated within its mission, "The College's goal is to contribute to a better-educated Georgia. To that end, the College engages in a comprehensive planning and assessment process enabling it to build upon its strengths and correct weaknesses." On an on-going basis, the College analyzes and publicly reports the following data: enrollment, retention rates, graduation rates, degrees conferred, and licensing examination results for the College's Associate of Science in Nursing degree program. Using all of these indicators, ABAC can compare student performance and progress with its peer institutions. ABAC offers many different degrees to suit each student's educational goals. The College offers Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in targeted areas of study. Completion of these degrees prepares students to enter the workforce or pursue graduate coursework. The College also offers the Associate of Science (A.S.), the Associate of Arts (A.A.), the Associate of Fine Arts in Music (A.F.A.M.), and the Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.). In addition to the main campus in Tifton, ABAC has instructional sites in Bainbridge, Blakely, Donalsonville, and Moultrie. Bachelor's degrees in business and nursing are offered in Bainbridge without transferring to a different location. Courses within the Core Curriculum are offered at all ABAC locations. View full university Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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