Monday, October 17, 2005

AACCUP evaluates six CSC Academic Programs

Six academic programs of the Catanduanes State Colleges underwent intensive review and evaluation by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines, Inc. (AACCUP) as a continuing effort to evaluate its relevance and effectiveness.The accrediting team, headed by Dr. Nilo E. Colinares, arrived at the CSC lastAugust 28 and wound up their 5-day in-depth accreditation process on September 1, 2005.

The six Level II-accredited academic programs of the CSC that underwent resurvey are the Arts and Sciences (Economics and Political Science), Elementary Teacher Education, Secondary Teacher Education, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing and Industrial Technology.

These programs are part of the eight academic programs already evaluated by AACCUP. The Level II status of the Business Administration program of the CSC is also slated to be resurveyed next year. The CSC Graduate School Programs (MS, MPA and MAEd) have already earned its Level II Reaccredited status.After the Level II Reaccredited Status, a second resurvey will be conducted. Afterwhich, if the program re-evaluated passed the standards of AACCUP, it will be granted Level III Status.