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Mission and Objectives

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The mission of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering is to provide our students with educational experiences which allow them the opportunity to develop technical competence and intellectual perspective to function effectively in and continue professional growth during their careers. These experiences occur primarily through research, innovative classroom instruction, lab experiences, and student mentoring.

Program Educational Objectives

Our alumni will have successful careers as engineers in oil and gas, government, or related industries applying engineering judgement established on fundamentals and instilled with an aspiration for continual growth in their competencies.

Our alumni will serve society by involvement in professional activities that impact health, safety and environment through ethical behavior and contemporary knowledge.

Student Outcomes

  • Our students will gain the ability to idenitify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • Our students will gain the ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, enviromental, and economic factors. 
  • Our students will gain the ability to communicate effectively with range of audiences.
  • Our students will gain the ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts. 
  • Our students will gain the ability to function effectively on a team whose memebers together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive enviroment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  • Our students will gain an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  • Our students will gain the ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropiate learning strategies.