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.
Ensure student success through retention, persistence, completion, and transfer
Ensure all Pinal County residents and others have access to high quality innovative post-secondary opportunities
Ensure students acquire the skills necessary for job placement and that meet employer needs in Pinal County and Region
Ensure Pinal County residents have access to lifelong learning and cultural enrichment
Ensure a safe, sustainable environment that promotes learning, communication, diversity and satisfaction among students and employees.
Ensure optimization of fiscal resources through a balanced budget to support the needs and expectations of students and the community
Ensure a physical and technological infrastructure that support changes in learning and working environment
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
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
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.