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Requirements for The Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma



General Requirements
Overall GPA - Combined and OU
Major GPA - Combined and OU
Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU
Total Credit Hours
2.00
2.00
2.00
135

Freshman Year
FIRST SEMESTER Hours
ENGL 1113   Principles of English Composition (Core I)
CHEM 1315   General Chemistry (Core II)
MATH 1823   Calculus & Analytic Geometry I (Core I)
HIST 1483   U.S., 1492-1865, or
HIST 1493   U.S., 1865-Present (Core IV)
ENGR 1112   Intro. to Engineering
3
5
3
3

2
Total Credit Hours 16
 
SECOND SEMESTER Hours
ENGL 1213   Principles of English Composition (Core I)
CHEM 1415   General Chemistry
MATH 2423   Calculus & Analytic Geometry II (Core I)
PHYS 2514   General Physics for Engineering & Science
            Majors (Core II)
3
5
3
4

Total Credit Hours 15

Sophomore Year
FIRST SEMESTER Hours
MATH 2433   Calculus & Analytic Geometry III
PHYS 2524   General Physics for Engr. & Sci. Majors
P SC 1113   American Federal Government (Core III)
GEOL 1114   Physical Geology
ENGR 2113   Rigid Body Mechanics
3
4
3
4
3
Total Hours 17
 
SECOND SEMESTER Hours
MATH 2443   Calculus & Analytic Geometry IV
MATH 3113   Engineering Math I
GEOL 1124   Earth History
ENGR 1001   Engineering Computing
ENGR 2153   Strength of Materials
ENGR 2213   Thermodynamics
3
3
4
1
3
3
Total Credit Hours 17

Junior Year
FIRST SEMESTER Hours
CHEM 3423   Physical Chemistry I
GEOL 3003   Structural Geology for Petroleum Engineers
ENGR 2313   Structure & Properties of Materials
ENGR 3223   Fluid Mechanics
P E  3123   Petroleum Reservoir Fluids
P E  3153   Petrophysics
3
3
3
3
3
3
Total Credit Hours 18
 
SECOND SEMESTER Hours
ENGL 3153   Technical Writing
ENGR 2613   Electrical Science
ENGR 3723   Numerical Methods for Engr. Computations
P E  3113   Production Engineering
P E  3303   Drilling Engineering
†Elective   Social Science (Core III)
3
3
3
3
3
3
Total Credit Hours 18

Senior Year
FIRST SEMESTER Hours
‡MATH       Elective
P E  4313   Well Completions & Stimulation
P E  4453   Oil Reservoir Engineering
P E  4462   Reservoir Mechanics Lab
P E  4803   Well Log Interpretation
†Elective   Artistic Forms (Core IV)
3
3
3
2
3
3
Total Credit Hours 17
 
SECOND SEMESTER Hours
P E  4413   Oil Field Mgmt. & Eval. (Capstone)
¤P E        Elective
§P E        Lab Elective (Capstone)
§P E        Elective II
†Elective   Western Civ. & Culture (Core IV)
†Elective   Non-Western Culture (Core IV)
3
3
2
3
3
3
Total Credit Hours 17


Courses designated as Core I, II, III, or IV are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student's major. Courses graded S/U or P/NP will not apply.
In the College of Engineering, in order to progress in your curriculum, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum. Please refer to the General Catalog for additional enrollment limitations.
Students should read the College of Engineering Scholastic Regulations which are posted on the Advising Bulletin Board across from CEC 104.
Students must sucessfully 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.
To be chosen from the University-Wide General Education Approved Course List. Six of these 12 hours must be upper-division (3000-4000). See list in the Class Schedule.
§ To be selected from an approved list of PE electives. List available in PE Office, SEC T-304.
To be selected from an approved list of MATH electives. List available in PE Office, SEC T-304.
¤ To be selected from an approved list of reservoir engineering electives. List available in PE Office, SEC T-304.


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