Fla. Admin. Code R. 61G15-20.001

Current through Reg. 50, No. 035; February 20, 2024
Section 61G15-20.001 - Definitions

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 EAC/M-ABET). The Term "engineering program" is synonymous with the term "engineering science" used in Section 471.013(1)(a)1., F.S., and "engineering degree," as used elsewhere in this chapter; or
(b) Engineering programs accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) in 1980 or later (which, for the purpose of Title 61G15, F.A.C., is considered equivalent to EAC/ABET); or
(c) Engineering technology programs accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ETAC/ABET); or
(d) In the case of an applicant who did not graduate from an approved program as set forth in paragraph (2)(a), (2)(b), or (2)(c), above, and who:
1. 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
2. Holds a baccalaureate degree from an engineering technology program that is not accredited by ETAC/ABET, provided the applicant meets the educational requirements set forth in subsection 61G15-20.008(1), F.A.C., or
(e) In the case of an applicant who holds a non-engineering baccalaureate degree coupled with a master's and/or doctoral degree in engineering, provided the applicant meets the educational requirements set forth in subsection 61G15-20.007(1), F.A.C. or subsection 61G15-20.008(1), F.A.C., respectively; or
(f) Programs which have been approved by the Board of Professional Engineers under the provisions of Section 455.11(3), F.S.

Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 61G15-20.001

Rulemaking Authority 471.008, 471.013(1)(a), 471.015(7) FS. Law Implemented 471.013, 471.015 FS.

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, Amended by Florida Register Volume 41, Number 204, October 20, 2015 effective 11/2/2015, Amended by Florida Register Volume 45, Number 243, December 17, 2019 effective 12/29/2019.