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Advanced 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.

Learn advanced surface mine safety, rigging and technology skills to work in the Mining Industry.  Gain experience working in a surface mine. 

Program/Major Codes: CRTSMA/SMA

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 Surface Mining Technology AAS degree.

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more. 

Program Requirements

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 290 Surface Mining Technology Internship III 3
SMT ELEC SMT Electives: select 100-level courses 10-12
SMT ELEC SMT Electives: select 200-level courses 5-8
Subtotal 24-29