University General Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 14, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2023-2024

Mining Engineering, Minor

The program includes courses in mine design, mining technology, computer applications to operations control and management, environmental concerns, industrial safety and health and mineral economics. The curriculum provides students with a broad background for a career as a modern mining engineer.

Contact Information

Mining Engineering Department
265 Paul Laxalt Mineral Engineering Building 
(775) 784-6961

I. Program Requirements (18 units)

Students majoring in another field may minor in Mining Engineering by completing 18 units in the Mining Engineering program. These units will be determined in consultation with a departmental advisor and will include MINE 101  and MINE 210  (or equivalent experience). The remainder of the 18 units must include at least nine units of upper-division (300-400 level) MINE courses.