DO 95, s. 1988 – Policies and Standards for Sanitary Engineering Program

October 6, 1988
DO 95, s. 1988
Policies and Standards for Sanitary Engineering Program

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Deans, Colleges of Engineering

  1. The set of policies and standards included in the Policies, Standards and Guidelines for Engineering Education approved by this Office, upon the recommendation of the Technical Panel for Engineering Education, Bureau of Higher Education, embodies the general principle and guidelines for the establishment and operation of Bachelor of Science in Sanitary Engineering.
  2. Each school offering Sanitary Engineering Program, in order to align its program to the goals and mission of the institution and the nation and to make Sanitary Engineering Education responsive to the growing demands for manpower in the business and the industrial world, should have the built-in mechanism for continuous self-assessment of its instructional, research and extension service capabilities and program thrusts and the necessary flexibility and adaptability to improve its internal operation and curricular programs towards meeting the diverse needs of the students, community and the nation.
  3. This set of policies is a supplement to MECS Order No. 42, s. 1985 entitled “Policies and Standards for Engineering Education” and this covers the different aspects of Sanitary Engineering Education including faculty, library, curriculum and laboratory requirements.
  4. All concerned institutions are enjoined to review and revise their curricula to conform with the provisions and requirements set forth in this guideline.
  5. The revised of new curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Sanitary Engineering shall be implemented according to the following schedule:
    Curriculum Year Implementation Year
    First Year SY 1989-90
    Second Year SY 1990-91
    Third Year SY 1991-92
    Fourth Year SY 1992-93
    Fifth Year SY 1993-94
  6. The “Bachelor of Science in Sanitary Engineering” shall be adopted as the common undergraduate degree program title. All schools offering similar courses under program title “Bachelor of Science in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering” are directed to adopt the approved program title effective SY 1989-90.
  7. All recognized Sanitary Engineering Programs are given until June 1, 1990 to fully comply with the requirements. Recognition shall be withdrawn on the basis of non-compliance within the period prescribed.
  8. Compliance with these rules and standards by all concerned is requested.
  9. This Order shall take effect immediately.

Reference: MECS Order No. 42, s. 1985
Allotment: 1-3-4—(M.O. 1-87)

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