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A Case for a Liberal Engineering Education and a Nonprofessional Degree

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1 Author(s)
Balabanian, N. ; Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y.

The traditional four-year engineering program gives neither an adequate professional training nor a liberal education. It is proposed that a four-year program of "liberal engineering" be instituted which synthesizes traditionally compartmentalized disciplines and concentrates on the intellectual components of the profession. Specialized professional training should be the proper function of the graduate school.

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Education, IRE Transactions on  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 3 )