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61G15-20.001. Definitions  

  • Effective: Thursday, October 15, 2009

    As used hereinafter in this chapter the following words or phrases shall be defined as follows:

    (1) “Year” shall mean 12 months of full-time employment or a full-time academic year of graduate or undergraduate college education.

    (2) “Board approved engineering programs” shall mean:

    (a) Engineering programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (EAC/ABET), or

    (b) In the case of an applicant who did not graduate from an approved program as set forth in paragraph (2)(a) above, and who holds a baccalaureate degree from an engineering program that is not accredited by EAC/ABET, provided the applicant meets the educational requirements set forth in subsection 61G15-20.007(1), F.A.C., or

    (c) In the case of an applicant who holds a post-baccaulaureate degree from a school or college in the United States which has an EAC/ABET accredited engineering program in a related discipline at the baccalaureate level, provided the applicant meets the educational requirements set forth in subsection 61G15-20.007(1), F.A.C., or

    (d) Programs which have been approved by the Board of Professional Engineers under the provisions of Section 455.11(3), F.S.

    Rulemaking Authority 471.008, 471.013(1)(a)3., 471.015(7) FS. Law Implemented 471.013, 471.015 FS. History–New 1-8-80, Amended 4-15-80, 7-7-83, 9-13-83, Formerly 21H-20.01, Amended 4-20-86, 8-3-86, 5-20-92, 2-2-93, Formerly 21H-20.001, Amended 11-19-03, 3-13-05, 4-9-07, 1-31-08, Amended 10-15-09.