BSc in Mining Engineering – Course Breakdown

Year Semester Course No. Course Title Cr. hr Cont. hr.
I 1 Enla 201 Sophomore English 3 4
    Phil 101 Introduction to Philosophy (Logic) 3 3
    MEng 1021 Engineering Drawing 3 4
    Math 231 Applied Mathematics I 4 5
    Phys1041 Applied Physics 3 4
    Econ 101 Introduction to Economics 3 3
  2 CEng1041 Engineering Mechanics 1: Statics 3 4
    Math 232 Applied Mathematics II 4 5
    Chem 1042 Analytical Chemistry 4 5
    Phil 103 Civic and Ethical Education 3 3
    Geol 2082 General Geology 3 4
    Stat 192 Introduction to Statistics 3 4
II 1 Geol 2111 Mineralogy and Petrology 3 4
    Geol 2091 Geochemistry 3 4
    MEng 2071 Engineering Mechanics II: Dynamics 3 4
    GEng 2021 Introduction  to Computer & Programming 3 4
    Math 331 Applied Mathematics III 4 5
    ECE 2071 Basic Electricity & Electronics 3 5
  2 MEng 2102 Computer Aided Drawing and Design 3 4
    CEng 2041 Strength of Material 3 4
    Geol 2122 Mineral Exploration 3 4
    Geol 2124 Geology of Mineral Deposits 3 4
    UMIE 2242 Mine technical Report Writing Methods 2 3
    Geol 2612 Engineering Geology 3 4
III 1 UMIE 3081 Fundamentals of Mining Engineering 3 4
    Geol 3011 Principles of Hydrogeology* 3 4
    Geol 3211 Geological Mapping  Methods  and Map Interpretation* 3 4
    UMIE 3101 Mining Machineries and Equipments 3 5
    UMIE 3123 Mining Surveying 3 5
    Geng 2052 Numerical and Computational Methods 3 4
  2 UMIE3123 Explosive Engineering 3 4
    UMIE3132 Fundamentals of Rock and Soil Mechanics* 3 4
    UMIE 3152 Surface Mine Methods 3 4
    UMIE 3142 Mineral Processing Engineering I 3 4
    UMIE 3052 Computer Application in Mining 2 3
    UMIE 3342 Practical training in mine sites* I 4 96
IV 1 Geol 4111 Structural Geology 3 4
    UMIE4141 Mineral Process Engineering II 2 3
    UMIE 4151 Underground Mine Methods 3 4
    UMIE 4121 Coal Mining 3 4
    Geol4 331 Geophysical  Surveying and Applications* 3 4
    UMIE 4173 Mineral Economics 3 4
    UMIE 4861 Research Methods for Mining Engineers 3 3
    Semester break field visit to underground coal mine (one week)
  2 UMIE 4612 Mining Geology* 3 4
    UMIE 4732 Mine Design  (surface and underground  mine design)* 4 6
    UMIE 4842 Small Scale Mining  Methods and Equipments* 4 5
    UMIE 4952 Practical training in mine sites* II 4 4
    UMIE 3102 Materials Handling Systems 3 4
V 1 UMIE 5151 Drilling and Tunnel Engineering 3 4
    GEng 3172 Entrepreneurship 2 3
    UMIE 5191    Mine Geotechnical Engineering 3 4
    UMIE 5162 Mine Ventilation 3 4
    UMIE 5171 Senior Student Mine Project 4 6
    UMIE 5173 Mining Management and Law 2 2
  2 UMIE 5222 Mine Power and Drainage 3 4
    UMIE 5172 Mine Project Management 3 4
    UMIE 5162 Mine Safety 3 4
    UMIE 5232 Environmental and Social  Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Mines 4 6
    UMIE 5242 B.Sc. Thesis 6 15