The Department of Mining Engineering offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program on the Lexington, Kentucky campus.
Students receive a thorough, multi-faceted education built upon the foundations of calculus, physics and chemistry, but which later exposes them to:
- Mineral processing
- Reclamation engineering
- Material handling systems
- Geo-technical engineering
- Surface mining engineering
- Ventilation engineering
- Underground mining
- Automation and control engineering
- Fluid mechanics.
The Mining Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 – telephone: (410) 347-7700.