Humanities and Social Sciences: Important to the Professional Development of Civil Engineers
By Brian Burrell, R.V. Anderson Associates Limited
As the work of civil engineers is a function of the economic, political, and social environment that affects infrastructure and development decisions, professional engineers require an ability to make intellectual judgments that encompass human, societal, and technical values. The role of humanities and social sciences (H&SS) in a civil engineer’s education and professional development is discussed in this article.
Published in the Fall 2014 issue of Civil