TABLE 8-2 Major Areas of FEPAC Standards

General Standards for All Programs

  • Eligibility

  • Planning and Evaluation

  • Institutional Support

  • Student Support Services

  • Recruiting and Admissions Practices, Academic Calendars, Catalogs, Publications, Grading, and Advertising

  • Record of Student Complaints

  • Distance Learning and Other Alternative Delivery Mechanisms

Undergraduate Program Standards

  • Mission, Goals, and Objectives

  • Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Curriculum

  • Program Director

  • Faculty

  • Success with Respect to Student Achievement

  • Professional Involvement

Graduate Program Standards

  • Mission, Goals, and Objectives

  • Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Curriculum

  • Program Director

  • Faculty

  • Success with Respect to Student Achievement

  • Professional Involvement

SOURCE: www.aafs.org.

the curriculum as necessary, based on the results of its evaluation activities; and for planning to achieve its mission in the future;

  • have adequate institutional support in the form of financial resources, facilities, instructional, and support services;

  • provide adequate student support services, such as mentoring, advising, and career placement;

  • have policies and procedures for student recruitment and admissions, with advisers to students regarding requirements for employment;

  • have procedures for handling student complaints; and

  • consider the use of distance learning as an instructional technique, demonstrating that all required laboratory experiences are hands-on for all students.



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