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Mission Statement

College Mission Statement
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a residential institution offering certificates, associate degrees in a broad array of disciplines, and baccalaureate degrees in targeted fields. With a state-wide mission in agriculture and strong programs in the liberal arts, nursing, business, the natural and physical sciences, the social sciences, and physical education, the College serves students with diverse educational career goals. Associate of Applied Science degrees prepare students for entry into a career field. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs provide the first two years of study toward a baccalaureate degree. Students may also pursue Baccalaureate degrees in selected fields.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a student – centered institution. As a point of access to higher education, the College provides a learning support program for under – prepared students. Evening, off – campus, and online courses furnish educational opportunities for individuals who are unable to attend classes in the traditional setting. Intercollegiate and intramural athletic programs and numerous student organizations offer students opportunities for physical and social development. Modern housing provides the convenience of on – campus residence life.

Vitally involved with the educational and economic development of South Georgia, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College continually strives to expand its service to the region. Public service programs include special – interest activities and courses, occupation – enhancing classes, youth enrichment camps, and performing and visual arts events. The College also provides administrative services and facilities that enable community and state organizations, as well as other units of the University System of Georgia, to bring seminars, meetings, and upper – level and graduate instruction to the region.

The College’s goal is to contribute to a better – educated Georgia. To that end, it engages in a comprehensive planning and assessment process, enabling it to build upon its strengths and correct weaknesses. The College’s faculty, staff, and administration are committed to excellence in preparing students to be informed, productive citizens in the Twenty – First century.