Accreditation - College of Engineering & Computer Science


eac-cmyk-bThe Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (

Program Educational Objectives Our graduates, within a few years of graduation, will:

  • Be competent petroleum engineering professionals in their workplaces
  • Pursue professional development by engaging in advanced studies or other educational activities

Student Outcomes
To meet these educational objectives, students in the program will attain:

  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  • an 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, environmental, and economic factors
  • an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • an 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
  • an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  • an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  • an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
Enrollment at Fall Census DateUndergraduatesMastersDoctoral
Fall 20163874442
Fall 20172845041
Fall 20181913936
Fall 20191584337
Degrees AwardedUndergraduatesMastersDoctoral
07/01/2015 - 06/30/201673275
07/01/2016 - 06/30/201769253
07/01/2017 - 06/30/20181202113

Does not include second majors enrolled in other colleges.