Educational Objective


It shall be the policy of the Governing Board of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District to implement the educational philosophy by providing a variety of programs. These shall be known as:

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 institution.

Vocational and career education courses to provide technical skills and knowledge for beginning employment, retraining and advancement.

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 complex society.

Developmental courses to assist inadequately prepared students to succeed in college course work.

B. A student services program composed of:

Academic and vocational support services 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 program composed of:

Programs and services to support and to supplement the instructional, student services and community education programs.

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, avocational and recreational needs of the community.