The University's primary academic focus is on excellence in teaching, while providing opportunities for military and veterans through research and performance by both faculty and students. The University prizes academic excellence as a virtue and encourages students to strive for such excellence. CCU is a university of the liberal arts and professions with institutional roots that include an undiminished respect for the authority and integrity of Scripture as the foundation of God?s creative revelation of Himself to humanity. Students may expand their faith while redeeming their post 9/11 GI education benefits. The Bible offers a sure foundation for understanding God, humanity, and the world, and for sound thinking, wise living, and Colorado Christian University Policy effective service. The arts and sciences belong to God and are to be prized, explored, enjoyed, and influenced by Christians. As a result, students gain broad exposure to art, history, literature, music, philosophy, science, and other fields of study, all of which are informed from a biblical perspective. Equally the University believes that Christian scholarship is practical and that upon the foundation of the biblically-informed liberal arts curriculum, students must be enabled to work productively in society and to earn a living.