ERIC Number: ED041729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
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Engineering and Technology Degrees, 1968-69.
Alden, John D.
Contained are data on the engineering and engineering technology degrees granted for 1968-69 by engineering schools in the United States. The data show breakdowns by school and curriculum for each level, and they include figures for minority groups - women, U. S. Negroes, and foreign nationals. Comparisons are also given for past years by total number of degrees granted and by number of degrees in each major curriculum. Bachelor's degrees in engineering were reported by 264 institutions, Master's by 181, and Doctor's by 123. Bachelor's degrees awarded in 1968-69 totaled 39,972, Master's degrees totaled 14,938, and Doctor's degrees totaled 3,387. Engineering technology degrees are reported at both Associate and Bachelor's degree levels, with pre-engineering degrees included with the Associate degrees. The 46 schools having at least one engineering technology curriculum accredited by the Engineers' Council for Professional Development awarded 6,536 Associate degrees in engineering technology during 1968-69. The survey also showed a total of 18,808 Associate degrees and 2,858 Bachelor's degrees in engineering technology and industrial technology awarded by 428 schools. (LC)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum, Degrees (Academic), Doctoral Degrees, Engineering Education, Engineering Technicians, Engineers, School Surveys, Technology
Engineering Manpower Commission, Dept. P, 345 East 47th St., New York, N.Y., 10017; ASEE, One Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: Engineers Joint Council, New York, NY. Engineering Manpower Commission.
Identifiers: Engineering Manpower Commission
Note: Reprint from Engineering Education, v60 n5 Jan 1970