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RATIONALE FOR CHANGE
These program criteria apply to engineering programs that include "civil" or similar modifiers in their titles.
These program criteria apply to engineering programs that include "civil," "infrastructure," or similar modifiers in their titles.
The more detailed we make the name of the CE's educational program,
the more we constrain that engineer's attractiveness to employers.
"Infrastructure" is just one application of what many CEs do, it is not who they are.
The expression "Civil and Infrastructure Engineering" is being used as a marketing
"Hook" in positioning one program over another for schools that compete for students.
"I also encourage the committee to add "structural" to the applicability list."
The narrower we make the label for the initial four-year program, the less comprehensive the education provided.
"design, build, operate, and maintain infrastructure."
Please add, prior to "design," the front end " Plan & Evaluate Alternatives."
In closing, I admit it was extremely difficult for me not to comment on the assertion:
"We are really the world's oldest profession."
p.s. In time past, we used t say "If you can't be civil, at least be sanitary!"#