Petroleum Geology Certificate

Admission Requirements

The applicant must meet the School of Graduate Studies' current minimum general admission requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Bachelor of Science degree (or better) in Geology, Earth Sciences or related discipline from an accredited university or an ABET accredited engineering program in Petroleum, Civil, or Geological Engineering.

Students holding a B.S. degree in other engineering disciplines or in a science field with an appropriate background in geology, chemistry, mathematics and physics may also be admitted.

An overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 or 3.00 for the last two years.

Certificate Requirements

A total of nine (9) credit hours must be completed in Graduate level courses as listed below:

Required Course:
GEOL 407Petroleum Geology3
Choose 6 credits from the following:
GEOE 301Petrophysics3
GEOL 500Sedimentary Geology3-6

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required to earn the certificate.

Courses shall only count as credit toward fulfilling the requirements listed above when a grade of C or greater has been awarded at the completion of the course.