Mining and Mineral Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of mineral extraction, processing and refining systems, including open pit and shaft mines, prospecting and site analysis equipment and instruments, environmental and safety systems, mine equipment and facilities, mineral processing and refining methods and systems, and logistics and communications systems. Is Mining and Mineral Engineering the right major for you?
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Mining and Mineral Engineering Major

What Courses Do Mining and Mineral Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Mining and Mineral Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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