Brown Mackie College — Miami is dedicated to providing opportunities for higher
education to a culturally diverse population through a compassionate approach that
empowers its students. Each program provides students with the knowledge and skills
necessary to achieve personal and professional success. Graduates are prepared for
life's challenges and a career that will positively impact their families and community.
Brown Mackie College — Miami believes that it makes an important contribution to
the economic growth and social well being of the metropolitan areas it serves. The
College educates students to help meet the economic needs of the communities in
entry-level positions in business, legal, technical, and allied health careers.
The uniqueness of Brown Mackie College — Miami lies in its dedication to sound business
principles that parallel the business principles of the communities it serves. The
educational process is a change-oriented approach to education that provides the
community with graduates who possess the skills and knowledge needed to succeed
in existing and emerging occupations.
The following purposes are integral to the mission of Brown Mackie College — Miami:
- Provide opportunities for students to develop critical thinking and analytical learning
skills that will contribute to lifelong learning.
- Establish an environment that allows students to attain theoretical and practical
knowledge appropriate to their field of study.
- Prepare students for employment in their chosen field of study.
General Education Philosophy
The general education component of the College's degree programs is designed to
assist in the development of the knowledge and skills students need to prepare for
life's challenges and function more effectively in a global society. In developing
this component of its educational programs, the College has established as its objectives
that students will:
- Improve their skills in written and oral communication.
- Enhance their appreciation of the cultural diversity of contemporary American society.
- Increase their understanding of themselves and others.
- Develop their skills in reasoning and analysis.
- Improve their ability to "learn how to learn."
The general education courses provide students opportunities to improve their communication
skills, and to develop an enlightened and respectful accommodation of the diversity
of behavior, knowledge, opinion, and culture which they will encounter both within
and beyond their formal education.