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2013-2014 CSULB University Catalog

General Policies and Regulations

Accreditation

The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001), the agency responsible for granting regional accreditation to colleges and universities in California, Hawaii, and Guam. It is accredited by the California State Board of Education and is on the list of approved institutions of the American Association of University Women. Additional information concerning University accreditation may be obtained from the Office of the Provost. Additional information concerning departmental accreditation may be obtained from the department concerned or the Office of the Provost.

• American Language Institute, CCPE – Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, 1725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457, phone: 703-519-2070

• Art – National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, Telephone: 703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312, E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org

• Business Administration – ACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33602, Phone: 813-769-6500, Fax: 813-769-6559, E-mail: jerryt@aacsb.edu, Web: www.aacsb.edu

• Chemistry (undergraduate) – American Chemical Society, Committee on Professional Training, 1155 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-872-4589

• Communicative Disorders (graduate) – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology, nd Speech-Language Pathology, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: 301-897-0140, Fax: 301-571-0481, E-mail: ptice@asha.org, Web: www.asha.org/about/academia/accreditation/

• Dance – National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, Phone: 703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312, E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org, Web: www.arts-accredit.org

• Design – National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, Telephone: 703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312, E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org

• Dietetics (didactic program) – Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE-ADA), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606, Phone: 312-899-4872, Fax: 312-899-4817, E-mail: bmitchell@eatright.org, Web: www.eatright.org/cade

• Education – National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-466-7496, Fax: 202-296-6620, E-mail: ncate@ncate.org, Web: www.ncate.org

• Engineering (undergraduate: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Engineering Technology, Mechanical) – Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202, Phone: 410-347-7700, Fax: 410-625-2238, E-mail: info@abet.org, Web: www.abet.org

• Family and Consumer Sciences – American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), Council for Accreditation (CFA), 400 North Columbus Street, Suite 202, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: 703-706-4600, 800-424-8080, Fax: 703-706-4663, E-mail: gmcginnis@aafcs.org, Web: www.aafcs.org

• Health Care Administration – Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), 2000 14th Street North Suite 780, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: 703-894-0960, Fax: 703-894-0941, Web: www.aupha.org; Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), 2111 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: 703-351-5010, Fax: 703-991-5989, E-mail: info@cahme.org, Web: www.cahme.org; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-887-6791, Fax: 202-887-8476, E-mail: jbutlin@aacn.nche.edu, Web: www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation

• Health Science (graduate) – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-887-6791, Fax: 202-887-8476, E-mail: jbutlin@aacn.nche.edu, Web: www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation; Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), 1015 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 789-1050

• Kinesiotherapy – Commission on Accreditation on Allied Health Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208, phone: 7312-553-9355

• Music – National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, Phone: 703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312, E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org, Web: www.arts-accredit.org

• Nursing – Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), 2111 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: 703-351-5010, Fax: 703-991-5989, E-mail: info@cahme.org, Web: www.cahme.org;

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: 202-887-6791, Fax: 202-887-8476, E-mail: jbutlin@aacn.nche.edu, Web: www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation; Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), 1015 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, (202) 789-1050

• Physical Therapy – American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy, Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: 703-706-3245, Fax: 703-838-8910, E-mail: accreditation@apta.org, Web: www.capteonline.org

• Public Policy and Administration – National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA), 1120 G Street NW, Suite 730, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: 202-628-8965, Fax: 202-626-4978, E-mail: byrne@naspaa.org, Web: www.naspaa.org

• Recreation and Leisure Studies – National Recreation and Park Association/American, ssociation for Physical Activity and Recreation, (NRPA/AAPAR) Council on Accreditation, 22377 Belmont Ridge Road, Ashburn, VA 20148, Phone: 703-858-2150, Fax: 703-858-0794, E-mail: dtimmerman@nrpa.org, Web: www.councilonaccreditation.org

• Social Work – Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Office of Social Work Accreditation and Educational Excellence, 725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314, phone: 703-683-8080,Fax: 703-739-9048, E-mail: dpierce@cswe.org, Web: www.cswe.org

• Theatre Arts – National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, Phone: 703-437-0700, Fax: 703-437-6312, E-mail: info@arts-accredit.org, Web: www.arts-accredit.org

• University Art Museum – American Association of Museums, Suite 200, 1225 Eye St., NW, Washington, DC 20005, phone: 202-289-1818

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General Policies and Regulations