Petroleum Engineering

B.S. in Petroleum Engineering

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I(ES = Q) 3
CHEM 121L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
GEOE 203 Earth Dynamics GeoE 101 may be substituted for this course if GeoE 203 is not offered. 3
GEOE 203L Earth Dynamics Laboratory 1
ENGR 200 Computer Applications in Engineering 2
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
 Credits17
Spring
Essential Studies Arts and Humanities Elective (ES = G or U) 3
PTRE 201 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering 3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I Including Lab 4
GEOE 301 Petrophysics 3
 Credits17
Sophomore Year
Fall
ENGR 201 Statics 3
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 122L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II Including Lab 4
ME 341 Thermodynamics 3
 Credits18
Spring
ME 306 Fluid Mechanics 3
PTRE 311 Petroleum Fluid Properties 3
ENGR 203 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
PTRE 361 Petroleum Engineering Laboratory I 2
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
 Credits17
Junior Year
Fall
Geology Elective 3
Essential Studies Arts & Humanitites Elective (ES = G or U) 3
PTRE 401 Well Logging 3
PTRE 431 Reservoir Engineering 3
MATH 321
Applied Statistical Methods
or Statistics and Numerical Methods in Engineering
or Statistical Applications in Geology
3
 Credits15
Spring
Techical Elective 3
Geology Elective 3
Essential Studies Social Science Elective (ES = G or U) 3
PTRE 411 Drilling Engineering 3
CHE 340 Professional Integrity in Engineering(ES = SS) 3
GEOL 356
Geoscience Lectures
or Fundamentals of Public Speaking
1
 Credits16
Senior Year
Fall
Technical Elective 3
PTRE 421 Production Engineering 3
GEOE 455 Geomechanics II 3
PTRE 484 Senior Design(ES = A and C) 3
GEOL 421 Seminar I(ES = O) 1
ENGR 460 Engineering Economy(ES = SS) 3
 Credits16
Spring
Enterprise / Leadership Elective 3
Essential Studies Arts & Humanities Elective (ES = G or U) 3
PTRE 441 Petroleum Evaluation & Management 3
PTRE 485 Research Design(ES = O) 3
GEOL 422 Seminar II 1
PTRE 462 Petroleum Engineering Laboratory II 2
 Credits15
 Total Credits131

ES = represents courses satisfying the Essential Studies requirements of the University. 3rd Year Fall Semester Student Must Apply for Professional Degree Program. ***Approved Courses for Geology Electives:*** GeoE 323 Engr. Geology (4) / GeoE 417 Hydrogeology (3) / Geol 330 Structural Geology (3) / Geol 407 Petroleum Geology (3) / Geol 414 Applied Geophysics (3) / Geol 411 Setimentology Strat. (5)***Approved Courses for Technical Electives:***Any geology electives may be used / CIEN 341 . ^^Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements. Essential Studies requirements are found at http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfmEnvironmental Engr. (3) / GeoG 474/L Intro to GIS (3) / GeoE 351 Petroleum Development Engr. (3) / GeoE 493 Special Topics in Geo. Engr. / PtrE 493 Special Topic in Petroleum Engr: Managing Complex Systems (3), Intro to Hydraulic Fracturing (3), Exploration Methods in Petroleum Engr.(3), Fuels Technology (3) / PtrE 461 Natural Gas Engr. (3) ***Approved Courses for Entrepreneurship/Leadership Electives: *** Lead 101 Intro to Leadership (3, ES=SS) / Engr 201 The Entrepreneur and the Enterprise (3) / Engr 410 Technology Venture (3)

Office of the Registrar

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Fax: 701.777.2696

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264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382