4733-9-01 Experience and examinations.

(A) The phrase "Graduation from a college curriculum in engineering of four years or more that is not accredited " used in division (A)(2)(a) of section 4733.11 of the Revised Code is interpreted by the board to mean "a baccalaureate degree in engineering not accredited by ABET such as those programs recently developed or programs offered by foreign schools evaluated by the board as being substantially equivalent to those which have been accredited. "

(B) The board shall consider applications from persons possessing one of the following qualifications:

(1) Professional engineer - A graduate of an approved engineering curriculum of four academic years or more from a school or college approved by the board, and who has had four or more years of experience of a type satisfactory to the board.

(2) Professional engineer - A graduate of an engineering curriculum of four academic years or more from a college curriculum in engineering that is not accredited by ABET, but is evaluated by the board as meeting the national council of examiners for engineering and surveying education standard and found to be of a high quality essentially equal to the curricula which are accredited, or in engineering technology and who has eight years or more of progressive experience in engineering work indicating that the applicant is competent to be placed in responsible charge of such work.

(3) As a professional surveyor after December 31, 1992, either by:

(a) Graduation from an approved curriculum in surveying of four years or more in a recognized school or college, and a specific record of an additional four years or more of surveying office and field experience of a character acceptable to the board, with at least two of these years in responsible charge of this work under the direct supervision of a professional surveyor, and passing the prescribed examination;

(b) Graduation from an approved curriculum in civil engineering of four years or more in a recognized school or college, successful completion of at least sixteen semester hours, or equivalent quarter or trimester hours, of approved surveying courses in surveying directly and mapping arts and sciences, except that courses successfully completed as prior studies may be credited by the board toward this requirement, of which at least six semesterhours, or equivalent quarter or trimester hours, are in property surveying, and a specific record of an additional four years or more of surveying office and field experience of a character acceptable to the board, with at least two of these years in responsible charge of this work under the direct supervision of a professional surveyor, and passing the prescribed examination.

(C) Cut-off date for new or renewed applications for each examination is one hundred twenty days before the examination date. All experience or education and experience requirements must be met one hundred twenty days before the examination date.

Effective: 08/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/09/2014 and 08/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4733.07
Rule Amplifies: 4733.11
Prior Effective Dates: 12/01/1968, 06/01/1977, 03/18/1989, 10/22/1990, 05/31/1994, 04/01/2003, 11/01/2003, 11/24/2008