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Petroleum Degree Plan (2015-2016)

Petroleum Engineering Curriculum Table

Freshman

Fall
Course Hours
CHEM 1307 & 1107 Chemistry I & Lab
Placement exam 60% or CHEM 1301 (C or better)
4
ENGL 1301 Essentials of College Rhetoric
Succcessful completion of ENGL 0301 or a satisfactory score on SAT,ACT or English department writing sample
3
MATH 1451 Calculus I
Placement exam 7 or SAT 660 or ACT 29
4
POLS 1301 American Govt I 3
ENGR 1315 Engineering Analysis I
MATH 1451
3
TOTAL 17
Spring
Course Hours
MATH 1452, Calculus II
MATH 1451
4
ENGL 1302 Advanced college Rhetoric
ENGL 1301
3
PHYS 1408 Principles of Physics I
MATH 1451
4
POLS 2302 American Govt II 3
Oral Communications
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3
TOTAL 17
Summer
Course Hours
International Experience Requirement 3+
TOTAL 3+
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Fall
Course Hours
MATH 2450 Calculus III
MATH 1452
4
CE 2301 OR ME 2301 Statics
CE:MATH 1452,PHYS 1408 ME:MATH 1452,PHYS 1408
3
ME 2322 Thermodynamics
MATH 1452,PHYS 1408
3
PHYS 2401 principles of Physics II
PHYS 1408,MATH 1452
4
GEOL 3324 Geology for Petroleum Engineers (Fall only)
CHEM 1107,1307,MATH 1452,PHYS 1408,ENGR 1315
3
TOTAL 17
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Spring
Course Hours
CE 3303 OR ME 3403 Solids
CE: CE/ME 2301,ME:CE/ME 2301
3/4
CE 3305 OR ME 3370 Fluids
ME: ME 2322,CE 2301/ME 2301
3
MATH 3350 Higher MATH for Engineers
MATH 1452
3
PETR 2322 Petroleum Methods (Spring only)
PETR 3302, PETR 4331 MATH 2450,CE 2301/ME 2301,PHYS 2401,GEOL 3324,ME 2322
3
PETR 3302 Reservoir Fluids (Spring only)
PETR 2322, PETR 4331 MATH 2450,CE 2301/ME 2301,PHYS 2401,GEOL 3324,ME 2322
3
PETR 4331 Petroleum Geology (Spring only)
PETR 2322,PETR 3302 GEOL 3324,ME 2322,CE/ME 2301
3
TOTAL 18/19
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Fall
Course Hours
PETR 3105 Petroleum Field Trip (Fall only)
GEOL 4334,PETR 3402,PETR 4303 CE 3303/ME 3403, PETR 4331 ,MATH 3350,CE 3303,CE 3305/ME 3370,PETR 3302,PETR 2322
1
GEOL 4334 Structural Analysis in Hydrocarbon Systems
GEOL 3324,PETR 4331,CE 3303/ME 3403,CE/ME 2301,MATH 2450
3
MATH 3342 OR IE 3341Statistics for Engineers
MATH 2450
3
IE 2324 Engineering Economic Analysis (Social & Behavioral Sciences Credit)
MATH 1451
3
PETR 3303&3103 Reservoir Rock Properties and Reservoir Core Lab (Fall only)
PETR 4303,PETR 3105,GEOL 4334 PETR 4331,MATH 3350,CE 3303/ME 3403, CE 3305/ME 3370,PETR 2322,PETR 3302
4
PETR 4303 Petroleum Production Methods (Fall only)
PETR 4303,PETR 3105,GEOL 4334 PETR 4331,MATH 3350,CE 3303/ME 3403, CE 3305/ME 3370,PETR 2322,PETR 3302
3
TOTAL 17
Spring
Course Hours
CE 3302 OR ME 2302 Dynamics
CE: CE 2301,MATH 2450,ME: MATH 2450, ME 2301
3
PETR 3307&3107 Drilling I and Rheology Lab (Spring only)
PETR 3304,3306,ENCO 3350 GEOL 4334,PETR 3105,3303,3103,4303
4
PETR 3304 Formation Evaluation (Spring only)
PETR 3306,3307&3107,ENCO 3350 GEOL 4334,PETR 3105,4303,3303&3103
3
PETR 3306 Reservoir Engineering (Spring only)
PETR 3304,3307&3107,ENCO 3350 GEOL 4334,PETR 3105,4303,3303&3103
3
ENCO 3350 Basic Land Practices (Spring only)
PETR 3304,3306,3307&3107
3
HIST 2300 History of the U.S. to 1877
3
TOTAL 19
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Fall
Course Hours
PETR 4121 Design I (Fall only)
PETR 4300, Senior Electives I & II, PETR 3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350,CE 3302/ME 2302, IE 2324
1
PETR 4300 Petroleum Property Evaluation and Management (Fall only)
PETR 4121,Senior Electives I & II, PETR 3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350,CE 3302/ME 2302, IE 2324
3
PETR Senior Elective I (Fall only)
PETR 3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350
3
PETR Senior Elective II (Fall only)
PETR 3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350
3
Multicultural Credit
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3
TOTAL 13

Electives 

Reservoir PETR 4306 Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes,PETR 4324 Petroleum Geostatistics
OperationsPETR 4307 Drilling II,PETR 4321 Drilling Simulation,PETR 4314 Nodal Analysis and Artificial Lift
Spring
Course Hours
PETR 4222 Design II (Spring only)
Senior Electives III & IV, PETR 4121, 4300
2
PETR Senior Elective III (Spring only)
PETR 4121,4300,3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350
3/4
PETR Senior Elective IV (Spring only)
PETR 4121,4300,3401,3304,3306,ENCO 3350
3
HIST 2301 History of the U.S. to 1877
3
ENGR 2392 Engineering Ethics(Language, Philosophy & Culture Credit)
3
Creative Arts
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3
TOTAL 17/18

Electives 

Reservoir PETR 4319 Simulation Methods,PETR 4308 Advanced Reservoir Engineering
OperationsPETR 4405 Production Facilities and Processing,PETR 4321 Drilling Simulation,PETR 4309 Well Completion and Simulation
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Accreditation

The bachelor of science in petroleum engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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