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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Rapid City, SD

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Physics, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Computer and information sciences, Physical sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Management of Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Paleontology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Paleontology

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