Petroleum Engineering, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Courses
PETE 5313Advanced Drilling Modeling and Simulation3
PETE 5333Advanced Production and Flow Assurance3
PETE 5373Advanced Well Stimulation3
Hours Subtotal9
PETE 5000Master's Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Graduate-approved elective (PETE or other) courses, selected by the student with approval of the student's advisor.15
Suggested Elective Courses
Petroleum Engineering (PETE) Courses
Petroleum Geomechanics
Advanced Reservoir Engineering
Petroleum Economics and Investments
Advanced Well Design and Operational Analysis
Directional Drilling
Advanced Well Completions
Mathematics (MATH) and Statistics (STAT) Courses
5000-level advanced mathematics courses as approved by advisor
5000-level advanced statistics courses as approved by advisor
Other courses
Any 4000-level course in PETE, MATH and STAT must be pre-approved by advisor as part of the plan of study.
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours30

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level