Petroleum Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 127


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Program Code: B765

A minimum grade of C is required for each course in the curriculum.

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or Capstone are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses,
chosen from the approved lists.

Students must successfully complete prerequisite courses (with a minimum C grade) before proceeding to the next course.

Two college-level courses in a single foreign language are required; this may be satisfied by successful completion of 2 years in a single foreign language in high school. Students who must take foreign language at the University will have an additional 6-10 hours of coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
CHEM 1315 General Chemistry (Core II) 1 5
MATH 1914 Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 2 4
HIST 1483
United States, 1492 to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
Approved Elective: Social Science (Core III) 3 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
CHEM 1415 General Chemistry (Continued) 1 5
MATH 2924 Differential and Integral Calculus II 2 4
PHYS 2514 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 4
P E 2011 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering 1
 Credit Hours17
Sophomore
First Semester
MATH 2934 Differential and Integral Calculus III 2 4
PHYS 2524 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors 4
GEOL 1114 Physical Geology for Science and Engineering Majors 4
P E 2113 Statics and Dynamics 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
P E 2213 Thermodynamics 3
P E 2153 Mechanics of Materials 3
P E 3022 Technical Communications 2
P E 3213 Reservoir Rock Properties 3
P E 3221 Rock Properties Laboratory 1
Approved Elective: Artistic Forms (Core IV) 3 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
P E 3222 Petroleum Engineering Practice II (Internship) 4 2
 Credit Hours2
Junior
First Semester
MATH 3113 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations 3
P E 3123 Petroleum Reservoir Fluids 3
P E 3223 Fluid Mechanics 3
P E 3313 Drilling I 3
P E 3712 Petroleum Economics 2
P E 3723 Numerical Methods for Engineering Computation 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
GEOL 3003 Structural Geology and Stratigraphy for Petroleum Engineers 3
P E 3413 Production Engineering I 3
P E 3513 Reservoir Engineering I 3
P E 3813 Formation Evaluation with Well Logs 3
P E 4331 Drilling Engineering Laboratory 1
Approved Elective: Non-Western Culture (Core IV) 3 3
 Credit Hours16
Senior
First Semester
GPHY 3423 Introductory Petroleum Geology and Geophysics 3
P E 4323 Drilling II 3
P E 4521 Reservoir Fluid Mechanics Laboratory 1
P E 4712 Petroleum Project Evaluation 2
P E 4533 Reservoir Engineering II 3
Approved Elective: Western Civilization & Culture (Core IV) 3 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
P E 4423 Production Engineering II 3
P E 4553 Integrated Reservoir Management (Capstone) 3
P E - Approved P E Elective 4 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours127