Accreditation and Assessment

The mining engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of

Mining Engineering Program —

Mining Engineering Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates from the Mining Engineering Program will have the analytical and technical
    abilities necessary to work effectively in the field of mining engineering and will be
    informed of recent technical advances in the field.
  2. Graduates from the Mining Engineering Program will be cognizant of societal issues and
    their role as future professional engineers working for the general benefit of society.

    Mapping of Program Education Objectives (PEOs) to Student Outcomes

Program Education Objectives 

Student Outcomes

PEO #1
PEO #2
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
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
an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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