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Stages of Accreditation

 The accreditation process passes through different stages/activities:

Criteria Used

 There are ten (10) criteria (areas) that are used in the assessment of programs:

1.
Mission, goals and objectives
2.
Faculty
3.
Curriculum and Instruction
4.
Students
5.
Research
6.
Extension and Community Involvement
7.
Library
8.
Physical Facilities
9.
Laboratories
10.
Administration

 Accreditation Instruments

The evaluation instrument (aide memoire) which uses the 10 criteria described above is the working guide of the Accreditor. Starting with instruments for five (5) programs in 1992; then to ten (10) programs in 1994; there are now thirty-four (34) instruments which have undergone revision for the first time in year 2000. These instruments were updated in 2003, 2005 and 2010. The instruments for the following programs are available:

1.
Accountancy
18.
Fisheries
2.
Agribusiness
19.
Food Technology
3.
Agricultural Engineering
20.
Forestry
4.
Agricultural Technology
21.
Graduate Education
5.
Agriculture
22.
Graduate Teacher Education
6.
Agroforestry
23.
Hotel and Restaurant/Tourism/
Hospitality/Travel Management
7.
Architecture
24.
Information Technology Education
8.
Biology
25.
Library & Information Science
9.
Business & Management Educ.
26.
Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
10.
Chemistry
27.
Maritime Education
11.
Civil Engineering
28.
Mechanical Engineering
12.
Computer Engjneering
29.
Nursing
13.
Criminology
30.
Nutrition & Dietetics
14.
Electrical Engineering
31.
Office Administration
15.
Electronics & Comm. Engineering
32.
Physics/Applied Physics
16.
Entrepreneurship
33.
Undergraduate Teacher Education
17.
Environmental Science
34.
Veterinary Medicine