Roles and Functions

  • The Transfer Function
    A college-level program of general education and specialized courses designed to prepare students to transfer to Bachelor’s degree-granting colleges and universities.
  • The Technical Education Function
    Technical college-level courses and programs designed to prepare students to enter immediately into the workforce.
  • The Economic Development Function
    Workplace preparedness provided through courses, workshops, conferences, seminars, and activities designed to support economic development and meet the needs of the community by preparing students for high-wage, high-skill jobs.
  • The General Education Function
    General education courses designed to prepare students for responsible citizenship, for wholesome and creative participation in life activities, and for intelligent decision making.
  • The Student Services Function
    Student services and activities designed to assist students in assessing and achieving their goals through academic, career, and personal decision making and planning.
  • The Developmental Function
    Developmental courses designed to enable students to achieve college-level competency in reading, writing, mathematics, and elementary algebra.