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1800.0050 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For the purposes of this chapter and chapter 1805, the terms defined in this part have the meanings given them.

Subp. 1a.

Accredited institution of higher learning.

"Accredited institution of higher learning" means an educational institution accredited by one or more of the regional or national accrediting agencies or successor agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Subp. 2.

Applicant.

"Applicant" means a person applying to take the Architect Registration Examination, Fundamentals of Engineering Examination, Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination, Fundamentals of Surveying Examination, Principles and Practice of Surveying Examination, Minnesota Local Land Surveying Examination, Fundamentals of Geology Examination, Practice of Geology Examination, Fundamentals of Soil Science Examination, or Professional Practice of Soil Science Examination or a person applying for licensure as an architect, professional engineer, land surveyor, landscape architect, professional geologist, professional soil scientist, or a person applying for certification as a certified interior designer. Applicant also means a candidate and persons who have passed their respective professional examination but have not yet received their license or certificate in Minnesota.

Subp. 3.

ASBOG.

"ASBOG" means the National Association of State Boards of Geology.

Subp. 4.

Certificate holder.

"Certificate holder" means a person who is or has been certified by the board as a certified interior designer.

Subp. 5.

CIDQ.

"CIDQ" means the Council for Interior Design Qualification.

Subp. 6.

CLARB.

"CLARB" means the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards.

Subp. 7.

CSSE.

"CSSE" means the Council of Soil Science Examiners.

Subp. 8.

Examinee.

"Examinee" means an applicant who has been approved by the board to take the Architect Registration Examination, Fundamentals of Engineering Examination, Principles and Practice of Engineering Examination, Fundamentals of Surveying Examination, Principles and Practice of Surveying Examination, Minnesota Land Surveying Examination, Fundamentals of Geology Examination, Practice of Geology Examination, Fundamentals of Soil Science Examination, or Professional Practice of Soil Science Examination.

Subp. 9.

Graduate curriculum.

"Graduate curriculum" means a curriculum of education culminating in a master's degree or doctorate degree.

Subp. 10.

Graduate degree.

"Graduate degree" means a master's degree or doctorate degree.

Subp. 11.

Licensee.

"Licensee" means a person who is or has been licensed by the Minnesota board as an architect, professional engineer, land surveyor, landscape architect, professional geologist, or professional soil scientist.

Subp. 12.

NCARB.

"NCARB" means the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

Subp. 13.

NCEES.

"NCEES" means the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

Subp. 14.

NCIDQ.

"NCIDQ" means the National Council for Interior Design Qualification.

Subp. 15.

Semester credit.

"Semester credit" means the conventional United States college semester credit. Quarter credits may be converted to semester credits by multiplying them by two-thirds.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326.06

History:

35 SR 2011; 43 SR 89; 44 SR 987

Published Electronically:

March 20, 2020