B.S., Petroleum Engineering

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 133 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
CHEM F105XGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM F106XGeneral Chemistry II4
LS F101XLibrary Information and Research1
MATH F251XCalculus I4
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.
As part of the B.S. degree requirements, complete:
MATH F252XCalculus II4
PHYS F211XGeneral Physics I4
PHYS F212XGeneral Physics II4
Program Requirements
ES F201Computer Techniques3
ES F208Mechanics4
ES F331Mechanics of Materials3
ES F341Fluid Mechanics4
ES F346Basic Thermodynamics3
GE F261General Geology for Engineers3-4
or GEOS F101X The Dynamic Earth
PETE F101Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production3
PETE F301Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties4
PETE F302Well Logging3
PETE F303Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties Laboratory1
PETE F407Petroleum Production Engineering3
PETE F411Drilling Fluids Laboratory1
PETE F421Reservoir Characterization3
PETE F426Drilling Engineering3
PETE F431Natural Gas Engineering2
PETE F456Petroleum Evaluation and Economic Decisions3
PETE F466Petroleum Recovery Methods3
PETE F476Petroleum Reservoir Engineering3
PETE F478Well Test Analysis2
PETE F481Well Completions and Stimulation Design3
PETE F487APetroleum Project Design 1,21
PETE F487BPetroleum Project Design 21
PETE F489Reservoir Simulation2
Engineering elective 33
Technical elective 43
Program Requirements
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F302Differential Equations3
MATH F310Numerical Analysis3
or ES F301 Engineering Analysis
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination
Complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination administered by the State of Alaska.
Total Credits102-103

PETE F487A is prerequisite for PETE F487B. Must take both courses to meet the oral communication and writing-intensive requirements.


 Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


As approved by advisor (e.g. ME F416 or ES F307).


As approved by advisor (e.g. CE F603).