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Divisionís Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Arts and Sciences Division of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas shares the Collegeís fundamental mission.  The mission of the Division of Arts and Sciences is to provide the foundational needs in general education to all students and to provide the first two years of specialized knowledge in areas which lead to advanced degrees and professional careers.  

Core Competencies

As a result of the study of courses in the Divisionís curriculum, the students will be able to demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Communication
    Communicate effectively in a written or oral manner in the business environment.
  • Cultural Awareness
    Acknowledge diverse groups of individuals possessing different beliefs, values, attitudes, and customs.
  • Social and Civic Responsibility
    Demonstrate a legal/ethical behavior that is appropriate for the business professional in todayís society.
  • Critical Thinking
    Use critical thinking skills to solve business problems.
  • Mathematical Reasoning
    Perform computational skills and financial analysis appropriate to the business environment.
  • Technology Utilization
    Demonstrate the ability to use computer technology.

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