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Paper Science and Engineering

2008 ABET Information


The UWSP Paper Science and Engineering program was reviewed for ABET accreditation as a general engineering program in September 2008. The program was officially accredited in August 2009. The Self-study report and supporting documentation may be viewed on this web site. You may quickly view and download the report using the Table of Contents page. The links below will open new windows containing links to the report chapter and supporting documentation. You will need the current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to access the documents on this site.

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ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology, is a federation of 28 professional and technical societies representing these fields. You may learn more about ABET on the organization's web site. You may also view the 2008-09 ABET EAC Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs to read the requirements that engineering programs must meet to become accredited.

The information here is organized according to the ABET EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) self-study report template, which includes:

Background Information

Criterion 1. Students

Criterion 2. Program Educational Objectives

Criterion 3. Program Outcomes and Assessment

Criterion 4. Continuous Improvement

Criterion 5. Curriculum

Criterion 6. Faculty

Criterion 7. Facilities

Criterion 8. Support


Criterion 9. Program Criteria

Criterion 9 describes the requirements for specialized fields of engineering, such as chemical, mechanical or electrical engineering. Since there are no specific program criteria for Paper Science and Engineering, no supporting documentation is presented here.