Bachelor of Science with a Major in Petroleum Engineering (BS)

A minimum of 129 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation." MATH 2413 and PHYS 2325 must be taken as part of the core.42
CSCE 1136Funds of Programming Lab1
CSCE 1336Fundamentals of Programming3
ENGR 1201Foundations of Engineering I2
ENGR 1304Computer-Aided Design3
ENGR 2103Statics & Dynamics Lab1
ENGR 2303Statics & Dynamics3
ENGR 2105Principles of Elec Engr Lab1
ENGR 2305Principles of Elec Engineering3
ENGR 2360Thermodynamics & Fluid Mech3
ENGR 2372Engineering Statistics3
ENGR 2390Mechanics of Materials3
Petroleum Engineering
ENGR 3300Engineering Economics3
PETE 3101Drilling Engineering I Lab1
PETE 3301Drilling Engineering I3
PETE 3307Reservoir Engineering I3
PETE 3110Petrophysics Lab1
PETE 3310Petrophysics3
PETE 3111Well Log & Formation Eval Lab1
PETE 3311Well Log & Formation Eval3
PETE 3120Petroleum Production Eng I Lab1
PETE 3320Petroleum Production Eng I3
PETE 3330Reservoir Fluids3
PETE 4321Petroleum Production Eng. II3
PETE 4370Well Testing3
PETE 4382Reserv Modeling & Simulation3
PETE 4190Senior Design I1
PETE 4290Senior Design II2
Math and Sciences
GEOL 3420Petroleum Geology4
PHYS 2125University Physics I Lab1
PHYS 2126University Physics II Lab1
PHYS 2326University Physics II3
MATH 2414Calculus II4
MATH 2415Calculus III4
MATH 3330Ordinary Diff Equations3
Select 1 SCH surplus from core1
Petroleum Engineering Electives
Select 3 SCH from the following:3
Geophysics for Petro Engineers
Drilling Engineering II
Reservoir Engineering II
Integrated Reservoir Mngt
Artificial Lift
Petroleum Data Analytics & ML
Env Hlth & Saf in Oil Indus
Internship in PETE
Internship in PETE
Internship in PETE
Drilling Optimization
Shale Oil & Gas Engineering
Special Topics in PETE
Special Topics in PETE
Special Topics in PETE
Undergraduate Research in PETE
Undergraduate Research in PETE
Undergraduate Research in PETE
Directed Study in PETE
Directed Study in PETE
Directed Study in PETE
Total Semester Credit Hours129

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I-Lab 1
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I 3
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
ENGR 1201 Foundations of Engineering I 2
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
 Semester Credit Hours18
ENGL 2311 Technical Communication-WIN 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
PHYS 2125 University Physics I Lab 1
PHYS 2325 University Physics I 3
MATH 2414 Calculus II 4
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
ENGR 2103 Statics & Dynamics Lab 1
ENGR 2303 Statics & Dynamics 3
ENGR 2360 Thermodynamics & Fluid Mech 3
MATH 2415 Calculus III 4
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PHYS 2126 University Physics II Lab 1
PHYS 2326 University Physics II 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
ENGR 2105 Principles of Elec Engr Lab 1
ENGR 2305 Principles of Elec Engineering 3
ENGR 2372 Engineering Statistics 3
ENGR 2390 Mechanics of Materials 3
GEOL 3420 Petroleum Geology 4
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
PETE 3110 Petrophysics Lab 1
PETE 3310 Petrophysics 3
PETE 3111 Well Log & Formation Eval Lab 1
PETE 3311 Well Log & Formation Eval 3
PETE 3330 Reservoir Fluids 3
MATH 3330 Ordinary Diff Equations 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
CSCE 1136 Funds of Programming Lab 1
CSCE 1336 Fundamentals of Programming 3
PETE 3101 Drilling Engineering I Lab 1
PETE 3301 Drilling Engineering I 3
PETE 3307 Reservoir Engineering I 3
PETE 3120 Petroleum Production Eng I Lab 1
PETE 3320 Petroleum Production Eng I 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
ENGR 1304 Computer-Aided Design 3
ENGR 3300 Engineering Economics 3
PETE 4190 Senior Design I 1
PETE 4321 Petroleum Production Eng. II 3
PETE 4370 Well Testing 3
Lang., Phil., & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PETE 4290 Senior Design II 2
PETE 4382 Reserv Modeling & Simulation 3
Advanced PETE Elective* 3
Creative Arts 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
 Total Semester Credit Hours129

*Advanced PETE Electives: select 3 semester credit hours from PETE 3340, PETE 4302, PETE 4312, PETE 4313, PETE 4322, PETE 4330, PETE 4332, PETE 4152-4352, PETE 4355, PETE 4380, PETE 4185-4385, PETE 4195-4395, or PETE 4199-4399.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on the availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.