BCU gets Level 1 accreditation for BA, HRM programs

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation Inc. (PACUCOA Inc.) granted the Baguio Central University level I formal accredited status for Business Administration and Hotel and Restaurant Management programs for the period December 2017 to December 2020 last December 8, 2017.
The benefits for level I and II accreditation as stated in the Commission on Higher Education Manual of Regulations for Private Higher Education are: a) full administrative deregulation, provided, that the reports of promotion of students and lists of graduates are available for review by the CHED at all times; b) financial deregulation in terms of setting of tuition and other school fees and charges; c) authority to revise the curriculum without the CHED approval provided that CHED and the Professional Regulation Commission minimum requirements and guidelines, where applicable, are complied with the revised curriculum submitted to CHED Regional Office concerned; d) authority to graduate students from accredited programs in the levels accredited without prior approval of the CHED and without need for Special Order; e) priority in the award of grants/subsidies or funding assistance from the CHED- Higher Education  Development Fund for scholarships and faculty development, facilities improvement, and other development programs; f) right to use on its publications or advertisements the word “ACCREDITED” pursuant to the CHED policies and rules; and g) limited visitation, inspection and/or supervision by the CHED supervisory personnel or representatives.
Meanwhile, the Bachelor of Secondary Education, Bachelor of Elementary Education, and Liberal Arts programs of the university were indorsed by the PACUCOA Inc. for candidate status for the period December 2017 to 2019.
The statuses of the programs were endorsed by the PACUCOA Inc. for certification to the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines, attested by Dr. Adlai C. Castigador, executive director and Dr. Conrado E. Inigo Jr., chairman of PACUCOA.
The PACUCOA Inc. is a private accrediting agency which gives formal recognition to an educational institution by attesting that its academic program maintains excellent standards in its educational operations, in the context of its aims and objectives. DR. JOSEPHINE M. AGUIRRE / ABN

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