Few important engineering decisions are purely technical. In our globally interconnected world, professionals must be able to integrate social, cultural, political, economic, ethical and environmental knowledge into their decisions and designs.
Academic work in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences provides you with an understanding of these contexts, enhances your abilities to communicate well, gives you the foundations to transcend traditional technical boundaries, establishes your competitive edge in the professional marketplace and prepares you to be a leader and a lifelong learner.
HASS faculty are recognized nationally and around the world as scholars and teachers who expect high levels of academic performance from their students. Their expertise includes:
Film and media studies
Science, technology and engineering
- High Grade editors meet with author George Saunders '81
Three editors of Colorado School of Mines' literary and arts journal received some extra-special inspiration at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Florida: They got to …
- Two Mines students published in statewide poetry anthology
Two Colorado School of Mines undergraduate students can add a new line to their resumes: Poet published in a statewide anthology. Olivia Cordova, a senior in electrical engineering, and Coleman Hoyt, …
- Mines sends team to ethics in engineering case competition
A pair of Colorado School of Mines students traveled to Texas this month to participate in the first-ever Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. Parker Bolstad, a junior in environmen …
- Mines launches natural resources policy master’s program
Colorado School of Mines has launched a new master’s degree program that will apply a unique, multidisciplinary social science lens to natural resources and energy issues, preparing students for caree …
Colorado Science & Engineering Policy Fellowship
The CSM administration is working with two Colorado representatives to launch this great program to give students an opportunity to contribute to policymaking in Colorado. Students will have the chance to do REAL and significant policy-related research that can have a measurable impact on the lives of Coloradans.
For more information, visit the Enrichment page under Internship Opportunities.
CERSE Vision: A world where earth, energy and environment are wisely managed.
CERSE Mission: To improve lives through vibrant and creative science and engineering education, research and global engagement focused on earth’s resources and societal needs