FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGGEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING


Minor Programs

Minor Program in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing

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

Course Code Course Name METU
Credit
Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
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 ..
 
CP338 INTRO. TO GEOGRAPH. INFO. SYSTEMS IN PLANING PRACTICE 3 3 0 5.0
CE413 INTRODUCTION TO GIS 3 2 2 5.0

 

Three of the following courses

 

GEOE408 Geomorphology

GEOE409 Photogeology

GEOE443 Aerial Thematic Mapping

GEOE445 Aerial Photography

GEOE447 Digital Terrain Analysis

CENG466 Fundamentals of Image Processing

CP444 Application Development in Geographic Information Systems

 

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
Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
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

 

Total minimum credit: 19

 

h/w = hours per week