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University Bulletin
Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mining Engineering Minor

University Park, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (MNG E)

Professor Jeffery Kohler, Program Officer

The minor in Mining Engineering offers a specialized program for students in many other broad-based, technical majors, such as those in engineering or science. The demand for professionals with the training and skills for a career in the minerals- and energy-recovery profession far exceeds the supply. Mineral exploration and evaluation, mine development, marketing, health and safety, environmental protection, and mine management are all areas of industry employment. It is recommended that students wishing to pursue this minor come from an engineering or science major. As a result, the selection of this minor can provide additional career options for students in a wide range of offerings at Penn State.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


MNG 230(3), MNG 331(3), MNG 404(2), MNG 410(2), MNG 412(3), MNG 422(3),  and MNG 441(3) (Sem: 3-8)


Review Date: Fall Semester 1997