In order to maximize
the opportunity for the development of individuals' personal, social and
intellectual qualities, the college provides:
A. An Instructional program composed of:
Transfer courses equivalent to the lower division
curriculum of universities and colleges for students who
plan to continue their education at a baccalaureate
Vocational and career education courses to provide
technical skills and knowledge for beginning employment,
retraining and advancement, respond to local business and
industry economic development and workforce training
General education courses to broaden knowledge,
skills, attitudes and values, to develop analytical
ability and critical thinking, and to foster interest in
life-long learning in the educational, scientific, and
cultural fields essential for effective participation in a
Developmental courses to assist inadequately
prepared students to succeed in college course work.
B. A student development
and services program
Academic, vocational and personal
support services to provide students with sufficient
opportunity to achieve educational success.
Co-curricular activities to provide opportunities for
personal development and social responsibility.
C. A learning resources support service composed of:
Library collection: A well-rounded collection of
print and electronic materials selected to support
instructional programs across the curriculum.
Information competency: Library instruction designed
to teach students how to locate, evaluate and utilize
information resources. Preparing students for lifelong
learning is the ultimate goal.
Research guidance: One-on-one instruction to assist
students with their course-related and individual research
D. A community education program composed of:
Continuing education non-credit courses which are eligible
for state support and are designed to provide education
and training in areas of local needs.
Community services courses, workshops, seminars, forums
and institutes to provide for the special educational,
cultural, a vocational and recreational needs of the
E. An economic development program composed of: