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Bachelor   of   Science   in   Geological   Engineering

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Option Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geological Engineering Geotechnical
GEOE 541 - Advanced Engineering Geology 3 credits
GEOE 542 - Slope Stability Analysis & Design 3 credits
ECIV 486 - Soil Mechanics & Foundation Design 3 credits
MIN 5200 - Finite Element Method in Geomechanics 3 credits
GEOE 406 - Geomorphology-Photogeology 3 credits
 
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geological Engineering Hydrogeology
GEOE 422 - Groundwater Flow Modeling 3 credits
GEOE 429 - Field Hydrogeology 2 credits
ECIV 486 - Soil Mechanics & Foundation Design 3 credits
GEOE 528 - Contaminant Transport 3 credits
 
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geological Engineering Mining 
MIN 215 - Mining Methods 3 credits
EMET 232 - Process of Particulate Systems 2 credits
EMET 234 - Particulate Systems Processing Lab I 1 credit
MIN 310 - Computer Aided Mine Design 1 credit
GEOE 411 - Metallic Ore Deposits 3 credits
MIN 408 - Valuation of Mineral Properties 3 credits
MIN 418 - Ore Reserve Estimation 3 credits
 
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geological Engineering Petroleum
PET 201 - Elements of Petroleum Engineering 3 credits
PET 205 - Petroleum Engineering Lab I 1 credit
PET 301 - Introduction to Well Drilling 3 credits
PET 304 - Rock Properties 3 credits
PET 348 - Petroleum Well Logging 3 credits
GEOE 357 - Subsurface Methods in Petroleum Geology 3 credits

Placement Information

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geological Engineering

YearTotal GraduatesDegree-RelatedProfessionalOutside DegreeContinuing EducationMilitaryPlacement %Average SalaryNumber Reported Salaries
2012330000100%I/D1
2011530020100%I/D1
20091170130100%56,8336
20081080110100%I/D3
2007650010100%47,0765
2006430010100%I/D3

Hydrogeology Minor

Course Requirements


GEO 101 - Introduction to Physical Geology 3 credits
GEOE 420 - Hydrogeology For Engineers 3 credits
GEOE 422 - Groundwater Flow Modeling 3 credits
GEOE 429 - Field Hydrogeology 3 credits
GEOE 528 - Contaminant Transport 3 credits

EENV 430 - Soil & Subsurface Remediation 3 credits

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ENVE 5300 - Subsurface Remediation 3 credits