Academic Catalog

MINOR PROGRAM(S) IN GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

Minor Program in Geographical Information and Remote Perception Systems

The program is designed to provide systematic approach to students who are interested in the field of activity which integrates all the means used to acquire and manage spatial data required as part of scientific, administrative, legal and technical operations involved in the process of production and management of spatial information. Considering the interdisciplinary nature of the subject the program offers equal opportunity to interested students from different departments.

Compulsory Courses


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Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
GEOE431 INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE SENSING 3 3 0 5.0
CENG302 INTR. TO DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3 3 0 5.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
CRP438 INTRO. TO GEOGRAPH. INFO. SYSTEMS IN PLANING PRACTICE 3 3 0 5.0
CE413 INTRODUCTION TO GIS 3 2 2 5.0
3 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Geological Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 18

Minor Program in Earth Science

This program is designed to provide necessary background to the students who are directly or indirectly involved with the earth resources and/or processes in their major field of studies. The major objectives are to broaden the spectrum of the interested students, to strengthen their interdisciplinary communication and to provide the foundations for future scientific research and/or professional applications.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Contact
(hours/week)
Laboratory
(hours/week)
ECTS
Credit
GEOE208 MAPWORK 3 2 2 5.0
GEOE209 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 3 2 2 5.0
GEOE210 PETROGRAPHY 3 1 4 5.0
GEOE213 MINERALOGY 4 2 4 5.0
GEOE214 PRINCIPLES OF STRATIGRAPHY 3 2 2 5.0
GEOE313 STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY 3 2 2 5.0
elective course(s) approved by the Department of Geological Engineering.
Total minimum credit: 19