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
ENGR 200 Computer Applications in Engineering 2
GEOE 210 Earth Dynamics & Geophysics 4
MATH 165 Calculus I 4
 Credits17
Spring
PTRE 201 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering 3
MATH 166 Calculus II 4
PHYS 251 University Physics I Including Lab 4
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 122L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
Essential Studies Arts and Humanities Elective (ES = G or U) 3
 Credits18
Sophomore Year
Fall
ENGR 201 Statics 3
PTRE 301 Reservoir Rock Properties 3
MATH 265 Calculus III 4
PHYS 252 University Physics II Including Lab 4
ME 341 Thermodynamics 3
 Credits17
Spring
ME 306 Fluid Mechanics 3
PTRE 311 Petroleum Fluid Properties 3
ENGR 203 Mechanics of Materials 3
PTRE 361 Petroleum Engineering Laboratory I 2
GEOL 407 Petroleum Geology 3
MATH 266 Elementary Differential Equations 3
 Credits17
Junior Year
Fall
PTRE 401 Well Logging 3
PTRE 431 Reservoir Engineering 3
PTRE 411 Drilling Engineering 3
Essential Studies Arts & Humanitites Elective (ES = G or U) 3
MATH 321
Applied Statistical Methods
or Engineering Statistics and Design of Experiments
or Statistical Applications in Geology
3
 Credits15
Spring
Essential Studies Social Science Elective (ES = G or U) 3
PTRE 451 Advanced Drilling Engineering 3
PTRE 445 Advanced Reservoir Engineering 3
Techical Elective 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
 Credits15
Senior Year
Fall
PTRE 421 Production Engineering 3
PTRE 465 Petroleum Geomechanics 3
PTRE 471 Numerical Reservoir Simulation 3
PTRE 484 Research Design(ES = O) 3
PTRE 405 Petroleum Eng. Economy and Law 3
 Credits15
Spring
CHE 340 Professional Integrity in Engineering 3
PTRE 485
Senior Design
or Engineering Disasters and Ethics
or Ethics in Engineering and Science
3
PTRE 462 Petroleum Engineering Laboratory II 2
Essential Studies Arts & Humanities Elective (ES = G or U) 3
Technical Elective 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits128

ES = represents courses satisfying the Essential Studies requirements of the University. ***Approved Courses for Technical Electives: ***Any geology electives may be used . (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) ^^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.
***All Engineering and Science courses must be completed with a "C" or higher.

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Fax: 701.777.2696

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Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382