1 Outcomes

1.0 Global Ends / Broadest Outcome Statement

As an educational institution devoted to learning, Maricopa Community Colleges exist in order that the diverse communities served have effective, innovative, learner-centered, flexible, and affordable life-long educational opportunities, with outcomes optimizing use of available resources.

AMENDED October 22, 2013, Motion No. 10112
AMENDED February 22, 2011, Motion No. 9781, 9782

1.1 University Transfer Education and General Education

A. Students will have access to quality higher education programs and support services necessary to increase retention and achieve their learning goals.

Metrics:

  • Enrollment of underserved populations
  • Full-time to part-time faculty ratio
  • College-level credit course withdrawal rates
  • College-level credit course success rates
  • Fall-to-Spring retention rates
  • Fall-to-Fall retention rates

B. Students declaring an intent to earn a degree will complete an associate's degree. The number of associate's degrees awarded will increase.

Metrics:

  • Associate’s degree 3-year and 6-year graduation rates
  • Total number of associate’s degrees awarded 
  • Six-year degree/certificate graduation rates 

C. Students will be prepared to successfully pursue higher education beyond the community college.

i. Students will demonstrate post-secondary competencies in communication (writing, speaking, listening, reading), the humanities, science, critical thinking, problem solving, computer and information literacy, and mathematics.

Metrics:

  • AGEC and transfer degree completion rate and number of students earning AGEC
  • Cumulative first-year transfer GPA

ii. Students will experience a seamless transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions.

Metrics:

  • Percent of recent MCCCD transfer students to state public universities
  • Percent of recent MCCCD transfer students to any baccalaureate or higher degree granting institution (public/private)
  • Participation in MCCCD signature transfer programs

iii. From 2011 to 2020, the percent of students earning the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) and transfer associate's degrees will increase.

Metric:

  • Number of students earning AGEC and transfer degrees

iv. From 2011 to 2020, the percent of students matriculating to baccalaureate-granting institutions will increase.

Metric:

  • Students transferring within 3 and 6 years to any institution granting baccalaureate or higher degrees

D. Students will benefit from enhanced educational delivery options.

Metrics:

  • Percentage of students enrolled in an academic course delivered in a non-traditional (alternative) format
  • Student success in online courses

Outcomes:
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
AMENDED October 22, 2013, Motion No. 10112
AMENDED February 22, 2011, Motion No. 9781, 9782

Metrics:
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
ADOPTED May 24, 2011, Motion No. 9814

1.2 Workforce and Economic Development

A. Students who successfully complete a workforce program will be competitive in seeking sustainable employment compatible with their industry credentials.

B. Students will gain employable skills within a reasonable time and expense.

C. Business and industry employment/workforce needs will be met in a responsive and effective time period.

D. District actions, using industry guidance to meet workforce needs, will yield positive responses from Advisory Committees.

E. Students enrolled in secondary CTE programs will articulate effectively into MCCCD programs of similar curriculum.

F. MCCCD workforce initiatives will positively enhance growth in Arizona’s GDP.

Outcomes:
AMENDED August 23, 2016, Motion No.10434 and Motion No. 10435
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
AMENDED October 22, 2013, Motion No. 10112
AMENDED February 22, 2011, Motion No. 9781, 9782

Metrics:
AMENDED August 23, 2016, Motion No.10434 and Motion No. 10435 
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
ADOPTED May 24, 2011, Motion No. 9814

1.3 Developmental Education

Innovative teaching, learning, and student support practices will result in a higher percentage of underprepared students successfully completing developmental and subsequent college-level courses, increasing the percentage of students who complete degrees/certificates and/or transfer to a university, closing the equity gaps in student academic success.

Outcomes:
AMENDED March 28, 2017, Motion No. 10480
AMENDED October 22, 2013, Motion No. 10112
AMENDED February 22, 2011, Motion No. 9781, 9782

Metrics:
AMENDED March 28, 2017, Motion No. 10480
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
ADOPTED May 24, 2011, Motion No. 9814

1.4 Community Development and Civic and Global Engagement

  • The Maricopa County Community College District will position its resources across the colleges and throughout the county to provide residents access to activities that enrich the entire community and contribute to the public good.
  • Students will have the knowledge, skills, and democratic values individuals should possess in order to be effective citizens who understand their civic obligation to identify, articulate, and address community-based problems--from the neighborhood, to the community organization, to the business where they work.
  • Through innovation, the Maricopa County Community College District will be a driving force for economic and workforce development as students demonstrate global and local knowledge, perspectives, and skills necessary for success in a globalized workforce.

AMENDED on Consent Agenda, June 27, 2017, Motion 10505
AMENDED April 28, 2015, Motion No. 10292
ADOPTED May 24, 2011, Motion No. 9814