Geological Engineering

Core and Elective Courses | Course Descriptions


To provide a high quality graduate education in the traditional and emerging areas of geological engineering which is locally responsive; to contribute to the expansion of knowledge of geological engineering through programs of basic and applied research; and to provide professional and community service to the state, the nation, and the world.

Program Objectives

  1. Provide a graduate education in the broad area of geological engineering fundamentals.
  2. Provide academic education and real world design experiences to prepare students for practice in the geological engineering profession.
  3. Make contributions to the advancement of knowledge in geological engineering; and engage in meaningful service activities.
  4. Create and maintain an environment that promotes professional development, growth of the intellect, character, and spirit of students, faculty and staff.