Structure: The Case for Discipline-Specific Licensure
Structure: The Case for Discipline-Specific Licensure
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Structure: The Case for Discipline-Specific Licensure
07/01/2011 1 minute read

Education, experience and examination-the traditional three E's of licensure-are the (objective) means by which an individual has demonstrated competence in a specific discipline or branch of engineering. By contrast, generic licensure relies on (subjective) self-assessment to establish whether someone is competent in any particular technical field. Once a person has passed the PE exam-any PE exam-it is then completely up to that person to define his or her own limits of practice.

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