Program's Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Graduates of the Petroleum Engineering Program of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are expected within a few years of graduation to have:
1. Demonstrated their ability to work successfully as a member of a professional team.
2. Demonstrated themselves as practicing professionals with the modern management and technical skills required by the petroleum industry, excellent work ethic, and highly committed to quality, health, safety and the environment.
3. Engaged in advanced study in petroleum engineering, other engineering disciplines, and/or professional fields, and made significant progress toward achieving licensure or achieved licensure.
4. Demonstrated their capability of assuming professional leadership, including involvement in community and professional societies.
Student Outcomes (SOs)
1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2. 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.
3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.