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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Petroleum Engineering, B.S.P.E.


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CIP Code: CODE: 4790 (142501-01)
Total Credit Hours: 127
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering
Career Opportunities: Petro-chemical industry, Oil and gas companies, research facilities, private engineering and consulting firms
Note(s): A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses that are used toward the degree. Students have only three attempts to achieve a satisfactory grade in a required course.

Students with Math ACT sub-score of 28 or above, and with at least 8 weeks of trigonometry in high school may register for MATH 270 - Calculus I  upon entry. Students with Math ACT sub-score between 26-27 may take the advanced placement test given by the Math Department or MATH 143 - Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry . Those who do not meet these qualifications and have an ACT sub-score in Math of at least 23 must take MATH 109 - Pre-Calculus Algebra   and MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus Trigonometry and Function Theory . Students requiring pre-calculus courses are advised to complete these courses in the summer semester prior to the freshman year.

Freshman Year


Electives


HIST (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Total: 33 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


BIOL SCI (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

LIT (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor.

Total: 33 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


ARTS (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor. Must be from DANC, MUS, THEA, and VIAR.

MATH/STAT (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with advisor. Must be from the College of Petroleum Engineering approved list of electives.

PETE/GEOL (3 Credits)


Requires approval of Department Head.

Total: 33 Credits


Senior Year


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