Choosing a Major at Mines is a big decision. And sometimes, it may take a while to confirm your exact choice! In fact, the vast majority of our graduates have changed their major more than once, with most changing their major in the Sophomore Year!

The information provided on this page should help you make an informed decision. While this page is curated by the Center for Academic Services & Advising (CASA), we encourage you to connect with the respective departments or personnel presented with the associated material. If you're looking for additional major resources that focus more directly on career opportunities and services, we recommend the Career Services Webpage

Major Infographics: 
The following infographics present answers written by the faculty from the respective department...

Major Departmental Videos: 
The institution is in the process of creating videos for all departments. While all are not yet created, the videos listed below are unquestionably helpful and informative. 

Civil Engineering:


Computer Science:


Majors by College with Links and Resources: 

College of Applied Science & Engineering (CASE)...

Chemical & Biological Engineering

Chemistry & Geochemistry

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering


College of Earth Resource Science & Engineering (CERSE)...

Geology & Geological Engineering 

Economics & Business

Geophysics & Geophysical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

College of Engineering & Computational Science (CECS)...

Applied Mathematics & Statistics

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Mechanical Engineering

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