Basic Surface Mining Technology
Surface Mining Technology courses are not being offered at this time due to limited activity in the Southern Arizona mining industry. Please check back.
Develop basic skills to work as a miner. Learn mine safety and rigging skills. Gain experience working in a surface mine. Complete this program by taking classes exclusively on weekdays.
Program/Major Codes: CRTSMB/SMB
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Entry-level surface mine work in industrial plant technology, electrical or diesel repair.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by pursuing the Advanced Surface Mining Technology certificate.
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Required Core Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|SMT 101||Mine Safety||1|
|SMT 106||Basic Rigging for the Mines
|SMT 190||Surface Mining Technology Internship I||2|
|SMT 191||Surface Mining Technology Internship II||2|
|SMT ELEC||SMT Electives: select 100-level courses||10|