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Master of Science in Mineral Engineering

  • Professor: Chávez
  • Associate Professors: Fakhimi, N. Mojtabai (Chair of the Department)
  • Assistant Professor: Razavi
  • Adjunct Faculty: Barker, Gundiler, Kozushko, Kuhn, McLemore, Wimberly, Walder
  • Emeritus Professor: Oravecz, Aimone-Martin

Degrees Offered: M.S. in Mineral Engineering; M.S. in Mineral Engineering with a Specialization in Mineral Exploration; M.S. in Mineral Engineering with aSpecialization in Geotechnical Engineering; M.S. in Mineral Engineering with a Specialization in Explosives Engineering

Admission to the Master of Science in Mineral Engineering program requires competence in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering science comparable to the bachelor of science degree in mineral engineering. Applicants without an engineering degree may apply for the graduate program in Mineral Engineering. However, the student will be required to take ES 201, ES 302, and ME 420. Any other deficiencies may have to be covered as
required the the advisory committee.

The student’s course of study must be approved by the student’s advisory committee and fulfill the general requirements for the master’s degree.

Of the 30 hours required for the M.S. degree, a minimum of 12 credit hours must be in approved Mineral Engineering courses. All graduate students must complete at least one credit of ME 572 (graduate seminar). Under special consideration, a student may petition the advisory committee with approval of the Department Chair to pursue a Master of Science degree with Independent Study (three hours of ME 590). A formal paper will be submitted with an oral presentation to the advisory committee.

The student may select one area of specialization as outlined below; within each specialization, recommended courses are provided.

Specialization in Mineral Exploration

At least 12 credits selected from ME 511, ME 521, ME 522, ME 523, ME 551, ME 562, ME 563. Other courses can be substituted with the approval of the research advisor and committee.

Specialization in Geotechnical Engineering

At least 12 credits selected from ME 512, ME 515 or MENG 515, ME 517 or MENG 517, ME 520, ME 525, ME 531, ME 532, ME 535, ME 537, ME 540, ME 561. Other courses can be substituted with the approval of the research advisor and committee.

Specialization in Explosives Engineering

At least 12 credits selected from ME 512, ME 515 or EM 515, ME 517 or EM 517, ME 520, ME 534, ME 545, ME 548, ME 549 or EM 549, ME 550, ME 552, ME 553 or EM 553, ME 556, ME 570, CHEM 540. Other courses can be substituted with the approval of the research advisor and committee.

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