Mining Engineering is a fully accredited engineering program that gives excellent preparation for careers in the mining industry. The program provides an excellent basis for advanced study.
You learn about the geology of mineral deposits and how this affects the mining process, and about the methods and equipment used in mining both underground and on the surface. You are introduced to the regulations and environmental issues involved in mining, and to the many techniques used to ensure the safety of people employed in and about the mine. You learn how to find ways to increase an operation's performance, and gain experience in mine design and planning.
A complete breakdown of the degree requirements for this program is available on the University Bulletin Website.
A list of all the required courses for the program are available on the Recommended Academic Plan/Scheduling Guide for Mining Engineering.