Introduction and Eligibility
Includes general procedures and interpretations.
Scope of Accreditation
Includes identification of the institution and the process that defines the accreditation scope.
Strategic Management Standards
The academic unit articulates its mission and objectives as a guide to its view of the
future, planned evolution, infrastructure, and use of resources. The accreditation
evaluation process is linked to the academic unitís mission.
AACSB Accounting Accreditation Standards 31–32 are related to the strategic management of a school's accounting programs, which also must be in alignment with the AACSB Business
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A direct link exists between an academic unit's mission, the characteristics of students served by the accounting programs, the composition and qualifications of the faculty members providing the
programs, and the overall quality of the academic unit. Therefore, these accounting standards focus on maintaining a mix of both student and faculty participants that achieve high quality in the
activities that support the academic unit's mission.
AACSB Accounting Accreditation Standards 33–36 are related to participants (e.g., students and faculty).
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Assurance of Learning Standards
An accredited accounting program should demonstrate that its students devote an
appropriate amount of time to meeting the learning goals specified for each degree
program via one of these measurement systems. Schools should select one of the
following methods in measuring student participation in the learning process.
AACSB Accounting Accreditation Standards 37–45 are related to assurance of learning.
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