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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 39TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL GEOSCIENTISTS
CHAPTER 851TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL GEOSCIENTISTS LICENSING AND ENFORCEMENT RULES
SUBCHAPTER BP.G. LICENSING, FIRM REGISTRATION, AND GIT CERTIFICATION
RULE §851.40Geoscientist-in-Training (GIT)

(a) The GIT certification is intended for individuals who wish to express the intent to become a Professional Geoscientist while they are gaining qualifying geoscience work experience. Individuals who meet the educational requirements of §1002.255(a)(2)(A) of the Act and have successfully passed an examination as specified in §851.21 of this chapter are eligible to apply for GIT certification. This certification does not entitle an individual to practice as a licensed Professional Geoscientist.

(b) Upon accruing 5 years of post graduate geoscience work experience, individuals who are GIT certified and in good standing with the TBPG may apply for licensure as a Professional Geoscientist by submitting the following:

  (1) TBPG Application for P.G. Licensure (Form A);

  (2) The application fee as detailed in §851.80 of this chapter;

  (3) The required evidence of qualifying work experience as described in §851.23 of this chapter; and

  (4) Proof of having passed one of the following discipline specific examinations:

    (A) National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG®) Practice of Geology;

    (B) Council of Soil Science Examiners (CSSE) Soil Science Practice Examination; or

    (C) Texas Geophysics Examination.


Source Note: The provisions of this §851.40 adopted to be effective December 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 10695; amended to be effective December 11, 2014, 39 TexReg 9539; amended to be effective October 31, 2018, 43 TexReg 7140; amended to be effective October 28, 2019, 44 TexReg 6374

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