If you're like me, you've always wondered about the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado (a suburb of Denver). Do they really just teach you about mining? How much education does mining require? See that hole? Take this pickaxe, go down there, and bring out some iron ore.
Turns out that mining is a lot more complicated than that, requiring a background in engineering, physics, geology, and other science fields.
And the School of Mines isn't just about mining: you can major in Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Economics, Engineering Physics, Environmental Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, and so on.
Since "professionals must be able to integrate social, cultural, political, economic, ethical and environmental knowledge into their decisions and designs," there's a department of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, where you can take courses in creative writing, film studies, history, literature, music, political science. The Hennebach Lecture Series has offered "Water in Contemporary Film and Literature," "Healing Our Country through Empathy and Forgiveness," and "Nature, Race, and Writing."
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