Geotechnical Engineering Minor
Developed in collaboration with Geology, this minor meets the needs of ME, MET, and Geology students interested in careers that are closer to Civil and Environmental Engineering. Based on feedback from Geotechnical Engineering firms, the curriculum is designed to provide the skill set they require.
Grade Requirements: students getting a minor in the department must earn a GPA ≥2.5 in departmental coursework.
|GEOL 470||GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY||4|
|GEOL 475||ENGINEERING GEOLOGY OF SOILS: INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING||4|
|METC 110||ENGINEERING GRAPHICS||5|
|or MENG 217||3D PARAMETRIC COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN|
|or MENG 240||STATICS|
|METC 341||STRENGTH OF MATERIALS||4|
|or MENG 241||STRENGTH OF MATERIALS|
|Electives–choose two from the following||8-10|
|CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES|
|GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING OF SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS|
|SENIOR CAPSTONE: WATER AND THE WEST, WATER RESOURCE ENGINEERING IN ARID LANDS|