Community Christian College, with campuses in primarily underserved urban communities, exists as an associate's degree granting liberal arts institution to foster student learning and to educate students in a Christian worldview by developing the skills, competencies, and character to engage and thrive in our diverse world.
To accomplish the mission, Community Christian College offers a two-year liberal arts education in a Christian environment. To complete the mission, we strive for the following:
1. To provide students the opportunity to complete successfully a program of study provided in a Christian setting and from Christian perspectives.
a. Students -– including those from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds – are able to gain admission and begin a course of study at Community Christian College.
b. Students will complete a course of study or earn the A.A. degree.
c. Students will be equipped to continue their studies at a four-year college or university.
2. To offer a curriculum in the liberal arts that promotes the development of Christian knowledge, skills, and values.
a. The curriculum will include courses in six areas: Religious studies, humanities, communication skills and critical thinking, mathematics and natural sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and lifelong development.
b. The students’ exposure to the curriculum will be shaped and supported by an individual planning process (i.e. My Blueprint for Life).
c. The curriculum will be characterized by:
(1) The use of God’s Word in the classroom (as it illuminates all subject matter and inquiry).
(2) The primacy of prayer in the classroom.
3. To provide a Christian faculty:
a. Who are committed to integrating their Christian faith with their academic disciplinein further education, research and writing.
b. Who are committed to leading by example.
c. Who are committed to the classroom.
d. Who are committed to working with students.
4. To manage the College in a way that:
a. Reflects sound financial stewardship.
b. Realizes efficient operations and effective management practices.
5. To use assessment and evaluation in such a way that:
a. Outcomes continually inform purposes, goals and objectives.
b. The mission and vision are furthered as a result.