Welcome to the Division of Arts and Sciences

Welcome to the Division of Arts and Sciences. As you browse these web pages, you will find a variety of programs for study to meet your educational needs. At the same time, the Division of Arts and Sciences houses several more programs, such as the Academic Assistance Center and others, to support you in reaching your personal and educational goals. I hope you enjoy this introduction to the Division of Arts and Sciences. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

The Arts and Sciences Division of the college provides high quality instruction and related academic and student support services which effectively meet the educational needs of New River Community College's students and community and the training needs of business and industry by successfully preparing students to:
  • Obtain new skills and knowledge needed in their professional and personal lives
  • Reach their individual educational goals
  • Become aware of their individual roles in the global community
  • Enter the world of work with appropriate skills
  • View education as a lifelong process
  • Be productive citizens