ERIC Number: ED083168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Accreditation Documents for Undergraduate Programs in Home Economics.
American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.
This document outlines the accreditation process for undergraduate programs in home economics. The structure of the American Home Economics Association (AHEA), the accrediting organization for home economics, is detailed in the introduction. Criteria and guidelines for accreditation in relation to the organization and administration, faculty, library and physical facilities, programs, students, and supporting disciplines are presented. The procedures for accreditation are outlined as follows: a) initial examination, b) policies and procedures for evaluation visits, c) protocol during and responsibilities following the visit, d) compilation of reports, e) council review and action on evaluation reports, and f) announcement of accreditation actions. An application form for accreditation is included. Information is also presented on compiling self-evaluation reports, stressing goals and objectives, managing, and administrating. Six forms used in the accreditation process are included, along with the steps used in the process. (BRB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Facilities, Facility Guidelines, Home Economics Education, Undergraduate Study
American Home Economics Association, 2110 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Publication No. 0111 $5.00)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.