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Vision, Mission and Goals


Central Arizona’s premier choice in education and career excellence.


Central Arizona College serves as a TRUE Learning community by empowering our students and staff to succeed.

Teaching. Reaching. Understanding. Empowering. Learning.


  1. Accountability
  2. Communities
  3. Trust

Wildly Important Goals (WIGS):

Goal 1:  Create a world-class learner experience.

Goal 2: Make CAC a great place to work.

CAC WIG Document

Common Student Learning Outcomes:

Central Arizona College supports student success and academic achievement by providing a high quality education which integrates continuous improvement strategies in teaching and learning. CAC’s graduates possess academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes of an educated citizen, including competency in our Common Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs).

The four Common Student Learning Outcomes are:

Cultural and Civic Engagement
Participate in diverse environments while demonstrating global citizenship and social consciousness

Integrative Knowledge
Identify, comprehend, apply and synthesize facts, concepts, theories and practices across broad and specialized knowledge areas

Personal and Professional Skills
Demonstrate skills which enhance personal and professional development

Reasoning Skills
Inquire and analyze to solve problems, draw logical conclusions, or create innovative ideas

The CSLOs were approved by the Pinal County Community College Governing Board on September 18, 2012.