Professional Geologist Licensure Requirements and the ASBOG National Geology License Examinations

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Webinar Description

The purpose of professional licensing is to ensure a minimum level of competency for practitioners in a given field in order to protect the public.  Having a license to practice geology is a requirement in the majority of United States, Canada and several other countries.  In contrast to other professions, a disconnect has developed between applied geologists and academia.  Professional licensing requirements are a fact of life for applied geologists.  Unfortunately, many faculty members have limited understanding of the licensing requirements that their students must deal with once they graduate. 

This webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of geology licensure qualification requirements in the United States
  • Discuss the national licensing examinations for geologists prepared by the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG®)
  • Learn how data from the ASBOG® Fundamentals of Geology (FG) examination can be used as a curriculum assessment and curriculum modification tool

Speakers: Laurie Racca, PG; Jack L. Warner, PhD; Randy Kath, PhD, PG

CEU Credits

This is a free webinar. If you would like to obtain the 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) for attending this webinar, you will be given the option to complete an AIPG CEU application form during your registration. 

College Course Participation

A faculty member can register on behalf of a course and/or group of their students to participate in the webinar. With this registration, the faculty member can submit up to 20 participating students for awarding of 0.15 CEUs to each of them by AIPG.

February 13th, 2019 1:00 PM   through   2:30 PM
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