Let's Teach Geology to the Civil Engineer Student

by Richard J. Proctor, Engrg. Geologist; 327 Fairview Ave., Arcadia, Calif. 91006; also President, Association of Engrg. Geologists, 1979.,

Serial Information: Issues in Engineering: Journal of Professional Activities, 1981, Vol. 107, Issue 1, Pg. 61-63

Document Type: Journal Paper


Geology is not a familiar discipline to many practicing civil engineers. Most American universities do not require a course in practical or applied geology for the civil engineer student. A program involving professionals from industry lecturing on their specialty should be encouraged to allow students to learn firsthand about current, practical problems.

Subject Headings: Geology | Students | Colleges and universities | Industries

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