ABET

Transcript Analysis

For All Commissions

  • Is the degree title on the transcript the same as the program name on the Request for Evaluation (RFE) from the institution?
  • Were there transfer credits or credits for work in lieu of courses on the transcript? If yes, are the policies that govern transfer credits or work in lieu of courses followed in the self-study or available for review during the site visit?
  • Did the student complete all degree requirements on the institution’s degree plan for this program?
  1. Were all courses taken?
  2. Were all courses passed as defined by the institution or program?
  • Did the student pass all prerequisite courses before taking a follow-on course?
  • Did the student satisfy all institutional and programmatic graduation requirements, including:
  1. Minimum grade point average?
  2. Minimum credits at the institution?
  3. General education requirements?

For Applied Science (ASAC) Transcripts

  • Did the student satisfy the ASAC Program Criteria (if applicable)?
  • Did the student satisfy the requirements of General Criterion 5: Curriculum, including:
  1. Adequate college-level mathematics and basic sciences (some with experimental experience)?
  2. Appropriate applied science topics?
  3. A general education component that complements the technical content and is consistent with the objectives of the program and institution?
  4. A culminating comprehensive project or experience based on cumulative knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work?

For Computing (CAC) Transcripts

  • Did the student satisfy the CAC Program Criteria (if applicable)?
  • Did the student satisfy the requirements of General Criterion 5: Curriculum, including:
  1. At least one year of up-to-date coverage of fundamental and advanced topics in the computing discipline associated with the program?
  2. Mathematics beyond pre-calculus and appropriate to the discipline?
  3. An appropriate general education component?

For Engineering (EAC) Transcripts

  • Did the student satisfy the EAC Program Criteria (if applicable)?
  • Did the student satisfy the requirements of General Criterion 5: Curriculum, including:
  1. One year of college-level mathematics and basic sciences (biological, chemical, and physical; some with experimental experience)?
  2. One and one-half years of engineering topics?
  3. A general education component that complements the technical content and is consistent with the program and institution objectives?
  4. A culminating major design experience based on knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work and incorporating appropriate engineering standards and multiple realistic constraints?

For Engineering Technology (ETAC) Transcripts

  • Did the student satisfy the ETAC Program Criteria (if applicable)?
  • Did the student satisfy the requirements of General Criterion 5: Curriculum, including:
  1. Sufficient mathematics so that the student can solve technical problems (associate-level programs must include algebra and trigonometry; bachelor-level programs must include the application of integral and differential calculus)?
  2. Technical content constituting one-third to two-thirds of the total credit hours in the program?
  3. Physical and natural science content with laboratory experiences as appropriate to the discipline?
  4. For baccalaureate programs, is there a capstone or integrating experience that develops both technical and non-technical skills in solving problems?

Find the current ABET general and program criteria here.