Bachelor of Arts in Mining Management and Safety

Online Bachelor in Mining Management and Safety

The Bachelor in Mining Management and Safety degree online at Midway College is designed for professionals who intend to occupy supervisory or administrative positions in the coal mining industry. The undergraduate curriculum in mining management and safety provides you with fundamental knowledge necessary to achieve lifelong professional growth in the field of coal mining.

As a graduates of the MMS degree online you can become a manager that facilitate the development and implementation of an effective safety and health management system. The mining operations manager also appoints superintendents, supervisors and other personnel who are capable of fulfilling specific tasks and responsibilities vital to the project. Managers must regularly examine the project plan to maximize production and worker performance. The online degree program will prepare you for a managerial career in coal mining operations.

Program Course Listing

  Semester Hours
General Education Requirements 37
Mining Management & Safety Major Requirements 45
Introduction to Coal and Coal Mining (MMS 300) 3
Geology of Coal (MMS 305) 3
Land and Mineral Acquisition (MMS 310) 3
Coal Mining Methods (MMS 315) 3
Coal Mine Occupational Safety and Health (MMS 317) 3
Coal Transportation and Usage (MMS 320) 3
Coal Preparation, Sampling, Quality Control (MMS 325) 3
Marketing and Sale of Coal (MMS 335) 3
Coal and the Environment (MMS 420) 3
Coal and Clean Coal Technologies (MMS 430) 3
Basics of Coal Mine Management (MMS 435) 3
Coal Mine Safety Management Systems (MMS 440) 3
Coal Mine Environmental Management Systems (MMS 445) 3
Underground Mine Safety – Internship (MMS 450) 3
Surface Mine Safety – Internship (MMS 460) 3
Management Requirements 18
Principles of Accounting I (BA 210) 3
Principles of Economics (BA 220) 3
Leadership and Organizational Behavior (BA 305) 3
Business and Organizational Communication (BA 313) 3
Managerial Finance (BA 321) 3
Strategic Planning (BA 411) 3
Electives 24
Total 124

*A minimum grade of “C” is required.

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