Valencia's Roles and Functions
The Transfer Function
A college-level program of general education and specialized courses
designed to prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate degree-granting
colleges and universities.
The Technical Education Function
Technical college-level programs designed to prepare graduates to
enter immediately into the workforce.
The Economic Development Function
Courses, workshops, conferences, seminars, and activities designed
to support economic development and meet the needs of the community
by preparing students for high-wage, high skill jobs.
The General Education Function
General education courses designed to prepare students for responsible
citizenship, for wholesome and creative participation in life activities,
and for intelligent decision making.
The Student Services Function
Student Services and activities designed to assist students in assessing
and achieving their goals through academic, career, and personal
The College-Preparatory Function
College-preparatory courses designed to enable students to achieve
college-level competency in reading, writing, mathematics, and elementary