Undergraduate Minor in Sustainable Mineral Resources




Our world runs on a steady supply of mineral resources. If you want to help meet global demand and preserve the planet, a minor in sustainable mineral resources may be just the ticket.


$2,000 Scholarships for students from any major!

Courses to Match Interests

  • Mining & Recycling
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Business & Economics
  • Data Analytics & Automation
  • Environment
  • Health & Safety
  • Society & Policy

Student Benefits & Support

  •  Exclusive Scholarships
  • Paid Internships
  • Exciting Job Options
  • Flexible Pathways to Completion
  • Fulfills Gen Ed Requirements

How to Declare the Minor

To declare Sustainable Mineral Resources as your minor, please complete the online Change of Minor Request.

This minor does not require an advisor’s signature, but students are encouraged to contact the advisor (major and minor) to confirm any associated limitations, restrictions or prerequisites, and minor coursework. Requests for upper-level classes will be reviewed by the adviser in the department offering the minor.

 Eligibility Criteria

✓ Undergrad student
✓ Minimum GPA 3.0
✓ Must be degree-seeking
✓ Declare minor in Sustainable Mineral Resources

Customize your track with a detailed list of courses

 Application Materials

Brief form (PDF)
✓ 500 word essay with a statement of interest in and the importance of sustainability in mining and mineral resources

So far, we have given scholarships to 

12 students from 10 majors

List of Majors:

  • Geoscience
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Mine Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Software Engineering


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