Panel Discussion: Preparing for Undergraduate Information Technology Program Accreditation

Alex Koohang, Liz Riley, Richard Spiers, Kevin Floyd, Julie Santiago, Alicia David, Payton Glore
InSITE 2008  •  Volume 8  •  2008
This panel will inform the audience about an undergraduate IT program's preparation and process for ABET accreditation. The School of Information Technology at Macon State College is seeking accreditation from the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). ABET accredits academic programs that prepare graduates for entry into the following professional disciplines: 1) applied science, 2) computing, 3) engineering, and 4) technology. ( Specifically, the panel will discuss three themes essential in preparing the IT program for ABET accreditation. They are: 1) program educational objectives, 2) program outcome, and 3) program continuous improvement.
. Accreditation, ABET, IT curriculum, educational objectives, program outcome, continuous improvement
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