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Geological Engineering

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Department Head: Dr. Chris Gammons
  (406) 496-4763
  MG 213C
Administrative Associate: Donna Conrad
  (406) 496-4262
  MG 117
Department FAX: (406) 496-4260

Geological engineers focus on designing solutions to problems related to the materials of the Earth's crust, including minerals, sediments, rocks, water, and solid and fluid hydrocarbons (coal, oil, and natural gas). Their specialized engineering knowledge is required in the design and construction of civil works such as roads, dams, and foundations for buildings and bridges; the evaluation and utilization of groundwater resources and their interaction with surface waters; the search for, development, and extraction of rock, mineral and energy resources; and the protection and remediation of the environment. Geological Engineers are also routinely involved in the characterization and mitigation of geologic hazards, such as earthquakes, landslides, ground subsidence, and volcanic activity.

Geological Engineering, one of the three "founding" engineering programs of Montana Tech, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering, a minor in Hydrogeology  , as well as a Master of Science degree in Geoscience with several areas of emphasis.

Geological Engineering Program Mission

Provide a quality education that blends theory with practice.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Geological Engineering Program Objectives

Enable graduates to embark upon and successfully pursue professional careers in the field of Geological Engineering.

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