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The Bachelor of Science in Mineral Engineering
is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Develop creativity in thinking and problem-solving skills to enhance their employer’s ability to be competitive within the industry as they advance in their professional career.
  2. Develop leadership communication skills within the framework of a team while demonstrating the ability to work independently.
  3. Maintain a strong sense of professional and ethical responsibility with a strong sense of social awareness.
  4. Advance in engineering or management status and demonstrate measurable progress in achieving personal and professional goals after graduation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the NMT Mineral Engineering Department will have:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Student Enrollment

  Academic Year Undergraduate Enrollment Year Undergrad Total Grad Total Degrees Awarded
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Bachelors Masters Doctorates
Current
Year
2021-2022 FT 2 2 6 5 ** 15 13 2 5 0
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 7
1 2020-2021 FT 3 6 4 6 ** 19 15 3 9  
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 6
2 2019-2020 FT 7 2 5 1 ** 15 20 0 15
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 4
3 2018-2019 FT 4 4 2 4 ** 14 21 5 11
PT 0 0 0 2 ** 2 6
4 2017-2018 FT 0 2 1 7 ** 10 15 1 12
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 7
5 2016-2017 FT 2 1 2 7 ** 12 24 4 5
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 3
6 2015-2016 FT 5 3 2 11 ** 21 20 6 6
PT 0 0 1 1 ** 2 3
7 2014-2015 FT 5 3 6 11 ** 25 16 4 8
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 5
8 2013-2014 FT 6 6 6 8 ** 26 15 4 4
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 1
9 2012-2013 FT 3 6 3 12 ** 24 15 4 7
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 5
10 2011-2012 FT 7 7 6 12 ** 32 11 7 6
PT 0 0 0 0 ** 0 1

** 5th year (and all subsequent-year UG) enrollment cannot be broken out separately in our system and thus is reported in combination with 4th-year enrollment in the 4th year column