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Core Competencies

CORE COMPETENCIES (STACC Skills) All students receiving an Associate’s Degree from PCCUA will possess the following STACC core competencies:

Social and Civic Responsibility- Demonstrate adherence to legal/ethical standards established by society.

Technology Utilization-Use tools of the trade to achieve a specific outcome.

Analytical and Critical Thinking- Display reasoning including analyzing data, evaluating alternatives, setting priorities, and predicting outcomes.

Communication-Engage in the interactive process through which there is an exchange of verbal and/or nonverbal information.

Cultural Awareness-Acknowledge that society is diverse with groups of individuals possessing differing beliefs, values, attitudes, and customs that are shared from one generation to the next.