B.S. in Geological Engineering - Accreditation Information

The B.S. Geological Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Enrollment Data

2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Fall Enrollment Headcount 109 127 136 163 220 251 246 207
Degrees Awarded 10 21 13 7 27 23 32

Geological Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The Geology & Geological Engineering Department at the University of Mississippi is dedicated to graduating geological engineers who:

  1. Practice geological engineering related to geotechnical, environmental, spatial information science and technology, or earth resources.

  2. Pursue additional education, research, or other professional development advancing their knowledge and mastery of subjects related to the discipline.

  3. Conduct themselves in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.

  4. Participate as leaders in activities that support service, stewardship, and economic development of the state, region, and nation.


Geological Engineering Student Outcomes

Students of the Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering Program will demonstrate achievement of the following program outcomes:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret 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
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  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
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice