Program Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, basic sciences, and engineering on geological problems 

  2. An ability to 3-D analytical and critical thinking in earth sciences to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret geological data.

  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams and to implement the engineering background to other areas.

  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve geological engineering problems in 3 and 4 dimensions by following cutting-edge technologies.

  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility to protect and inform public health and safety on the social and environmental impact of geological engineering problems.

  7. An ability to communicate effectively and to improve communication skills through oral and written presentations.

  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning and to adapt to the continuously changing economical, social, and technological environments.

  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

  11. An ability to use the field and laboratory techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice according to international standards and codes.