Petroleum Engineering B.S.

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Minimum Requirements for Petroleum Engineering, B.S.: 131 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.36-40
As part of the general education requirements, complete the following:
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.16
As part of the B.S. requirements, complete the following:
Library Information and Research
Calculus II
General Physics I
General Physics II
Petroleum Engineering Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ES F201Computer Techniques3
ES F208Mechanics4
ES F331Mechanics of Materials3
ES F341Fluid Mechanics4
ES F346Introduction to Thermodynamics3
GE F261General Geology for Engineers3-4
or GEOS F101X The Dynamic Earth
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F302Differential Equations3
MATH F426Numerical Analysis3
or ES F301 Engineering Analysis
PETE F101Fundamentals of Petroleum, Drilling and Production2
PETE F201Future Trends in the Oil and Gas Industry1
PETE F301Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties4
PETE F302Well Logging3
PETE F303Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties Laboratory1
PETE/GEOS F370Sedimentology and Structural Geology for Petroleum Engineers4
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 F469Enhanced Oil Recovery and Reservoir Simulation3
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
STAT F300Statistics3
Complete one of the following approved electives:3
Permafrost Engineering
Elements of Electrical Engineering
Engineering Decisions
Heat and Mass Transfer
Energy and the Environment
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination administered by the State of Alaska.
Total Credits131

PETE F487A is prerequisite for PETE F487B


Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.