Education in Civil Engineering: Boost Professional Orientation—

by Kneeland A. Godfrey, Jr., (M.ASCE), Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 345 East 47th Street, New York City, NY.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1979, Vol. 49, Issue 8, Pg. 64-70

Document Type: Feature article


ASCE held a Conference on Civil Engineering Education at Madison, Wisc., in April 1979, and these three items seemed to be among those generating most interest: (1)Professional Schools of Engineering/Civil Engineering—should they be established? Are they likely to be? (2)financial situation of universities in general, and engineering schools within them, is not good. Here's a status report, and how one university found money to modernize its labs. (3)humanities and social science stem within the engineering curriculum—how well is it received? And which schools are among the most successful in integrating it into the curriculum, and how do they do it—

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Engineering profession | Colleges and universities | Curricula | Social factors

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