B.S., Geological Engineering

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 133 credits

Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
CHEM F105XGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM F106XGeneral Chemistry II4
MATH F251XCalculus I4
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.
As part of the B.S. degree requirements, complete:
MATH F252XCalculus II4
PHYS F211XGeneral Physics I4
PHYS F212XGeneral Physics II4
Program Requirements
ES F208Mechanics4
ES F331Mechanics of Materials3
ES F341Fluid Mechanics4
ES F346Basic Thermodynamics3
GE F101Introduction to Geological Engineering1
GE F261General Geology for Engineers3
GE F365Geological Materials Engineering3
GE F371Remote Sensing for Engineering3
GE F375Principles of Engineering Geology and Terrain Analysis3
GE F381Field Methods and Applied Design I2
GE F382Field Methods and Applied Design II4
GE F405Exploration Geophysics3
GE F420Subsurface Hydrology3
GE F480Senior Design 13
GEOS F213Mineralogy4
GEOS F214Petrology and Petrography4
GEOS F314Structural Geology4
GEOS F320Sedimentology for Geological Engineers3
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F302Differential Equations3
MIN F202Mine Surveying3
MIN F225Quantitative Methods in Mining Engineering2
MIN F370Rock Mechanics3
MIN F408Mineral Valuation and Economics3
Technical Electives 26
Highly recommended technical electives:
Environmental Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
Foundation Engineering
Introduction to Permafrost Engineering
Environmental Engineering Design
Arctic Engineering
Engineering Decisions
Erosion Mechanics and Conservation
GIS Applications in Geological and Environmental Engineering
Engineering Geology of Alaska
Geological Engineering Internship
Soil Physics
Geomechanical Instrumentation
Exploration Design
Slope Stability
Geohazard Analysis
Design of Earth Dams and Embankments
Principles and Applications of Industrial Explosives
Computer-Aided Mine Design--VULCAN
GIS Analysis
Well Logging
Petroleum Production Engineering
Drilling Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination
Complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination administered by the State of Alaska.
Total Credits105
1

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

2

Technical elective credits must contain engineering design and be selected by the student from the list of approved technical electives from the geological engineering program in conference with his or her advisor and approved by the department.