BSc in Mining Engineering – Course Categories

1. Mining Engineering Core Courses (51.13%)
No. Course No. Course Title Cr. hrs. Cont. hrs.
1 UMIE 3081 Fundamentals of Mining Engineering 3 4
2 UMIE 3101 Mining Machineries and Equipments 3 5
3 UMIE 3123 Mining Surveying 3 5
4 UMIE 3123 Explosive Engineering 3 4
5 UMIE 3132 Fundamentals of Rock and Soil Mechanics 3 4
6 UMIE 3152 Surface Mining Methods 3 4
7 UMIE 3142 Mineral Processing Engineering 1 3 4
8 UMIE 3052 Computer Application in Mining 2 3
9 UMIE 3342 Practical Training in mine site I 4 4
10 UMIE 4141 Mineral Processing Engineering II 2 3
11 UMIE 4151 Underground Mining Methods 3 4
12 UMIE 4121 Coal Mining** 3 4
13 UMIE 4173 Mineral Economics 3 4
14 UMIE 4612 Mining Geology 3 4
15 UMIE 3102 Material Handling Systems 3 4
16 UMIE 4861 Research Methods for Mining Engineers 3 2
17 UMIE 4732 Mine Design (surface and underground mine design) 4 6
18 UMIE 4842 Small Scale Mining Methods and Equipments 4 5
19 UMIE2242 Mine Technical Report Writing Methods 2 3
20 UMIE 4952 Practical  training in mine site II 4 4
21 UMIE 5152 Drilling and Tunnel Engineering 3 4
22 UMIE 5191 Mine Geotechnical Engineering 3 4
23 UMIE 5162 Mine Ventilation 3 4
24 UMIE 5171 Senior student mine project** 4 6
25 UMIE 5173 Mine Management and Law 2 3
26 UMIE 5222 Mine  Power and Drainage 3 4
27 UMIE 5172 Mine Project Management 3 4
28 UMIE 5232 Environmental and Social  Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Mines 4 6
29 UMIE 5162 Mine Safety 3 4
30 UMIE 5242 B. Sc. Thesis 6 15
  Sub Total 94  
** Change of name made
2. Geology Core Courses (16.22%)
Important Geological Courses for Mining Engineering
No. Course No. Course Title Cr. hrs. Cont. hrs.
1 Geol2081 General Geology 3 4
2 Geol2091 Geochemistry 3 4
3 Geol3111 Mineralogy and Petrology 3 4
4 Geol3121 Mineral Exploration 3 4
5 Geol2112 Geology of Mineral Deposit 3 4
6 Geol2612 Engineering Geology 3 4
7 Geol3011 Principles of Hydrogeology 3 4
8 Geol3211 Geological Mapping Methods and Map  Interpretation 3 4
9 Geol4111 Structural Geology 3 4
10 Geol4331 Geophysical Surveying and Applications 3 4
Sub total 30
3. Supportive Engineering Courses (11.35%)
Supportive Engineering  Courses = 18.6%
No. Course No. Course Title Cr. hrs. Cont. hrs.
1 MEng 1021 Engineering Drawing 3 4
2 CEng 1041 Engineering Mechanics I (Statics) 3 4
3 MEng 2102 Computer Aided Drawing and Design 3 4
4 ECE 2071 Basic Electricity and Electronics 3 4
5 MEng 2071 Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics) 3 4
6 GEng 1024 Introduction to Computer and Programming 3 4
7 CEng 2071 Strength of Material 3 4
Sub Total 21  
4. Supportive Science Courses (14.59%)
Supportive Science Courses
No. Course No. Course Title Cr. hrs. Cont. hrs.
1 Chem 1042 Analytical Chemistry 4 5
2 Phys 1041 Applied Physics 3 4
3 Math 231 Applied Mathematics-I 4 5
4 Math 232 Applied Mathematics-II 4 5
5 Math 3091 Applied Mathematics-III 4 5
6 Stat 192 Introduction to Statistics 3 4
7 Geng 2052 Numerical and Computational Methods 3 4
8 GEng 3172 Entrepreneurship for Mining Engineers 2 3
Sub Total 27  
5. General Study Courses (7.57%)
General Study Courses
No. Course No. Course Title Cr. hrs. Cont. hrs.
1 Enla 201 Sophomore English 3 4
2 Phil 101 Introduction to Philosophy (logic) 3 3
3 Phil 103 Civics and Ethical Education 3 3
4 Econ 101 Introduction to Economics 3 3
5 GEng 3172 Entrepreneurship 2 3
Sub Total 14