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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 apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • A basic knowledge of design principles in each area of petroleum engineering – drilling, production and reservoir – and be aware of their interdependence
Enrollment at Fall Census DateUndergraduatesMastersDoctoral
Fall 20163874442
Fall 20172845041
Fall 20181913936
Degrees AwardedUndergraduatesMastersDoctoral
07/01/2015 - 06/30/201673275
07/01/2016 - 06/30/201769253
07/01/2017 - 06/30/20181202113

Excludes second majors enrolled in other colleges.