BatStateU’s Computer Science program receives ABET-CAC accreditation

The US-based Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Computing Accreditation Commission (ABET-CAC) officially awarded international accreditation to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program under university’s College of Informatics and Computing Sciences.

This was after the evaluation and assessment made by the commission, following its accreditation visit for the program on November 24-26, 2019. A letter to the dean was sent by ABET on August 26, 2020, as signed by ABET – CAC Chair, Mr. Ronald P. Boyle.

University President Dr. Tirso A. Ronquillo acknowledged and congratulated all the officers, faculty members, staff, and students of the college of the CICS for this feat. “This accreditation of our computer science program gives assurance to students, parents, and industries of the quality of computing education that Batangas State University provides,” he shared.

Aside from the Computer Science program, the college’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program also received accreditation by ABET-CAC in 2016. This is in addition to the eight engineering programs that have already been accredited by the ABET – Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) in 2014.

ABET accreditation is recognized worldwide through international agreements, paving the way for graduates to work globally. It provides assurance that a university program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares its graduates.

The ABET-accredited programs offered in Batangas State University can be found here:

https://amspub.abet.org/aps/name-search?searchType=institution&keyword=Batangas%20State%20University

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