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4-Year Plan

Stay on track to graduate with our semester-by-semester plan. Download the Petroleum Curricula Flowcharts for 2013-2015, 2015-2017, 2017-20182018-2019 and 2018-2019 renumbered (Effective Spring 2019-) to see which pre- and co-requisites you need.

Freshman Year

First Semester

Course Credits
CHEM 107 General Chemistry I 3
ENGL 101 Rhetoric & Composition 3
PETE 101 Intro to Petroleum Engineering 1
MATH 270 Calculus I 4
UNIV 100 Cajun Connection 3

Second Semester

Course Credits
CHEM 108 General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 115 General Chemistry II Lab 2
ENGL 102 Composition & Literature 3
GEOL 111 Physical Geology 4
MATH 301 Calculus II 4

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Course Credits
ECON 300 Fundamentals of Economics 3
GEOL 315 (GEOL 314) Structural Geology for Eng. 4
MATH 350 Differential Equations 3
PHYS 201 General Physics I 4
Biology Elective 3

Second Semester

Course Credits
ENGR 218 Statics & Mechanics 3
Arts Elective 3
ENGR 201 Electrical Circuits 3
PETE 211 (PETE 382) Drilling Fluids 3
PETE 212 (PETE 384) Drilling Fluids Lab 1
Literature Elective 3

Junior Year

First Semester

Course Credits
ENGR 301 Thermodynamics 3
ENGR 305 Transport Phenomenon 3
PETE 321 (PETE 391) Phase Behavior 3
PETE 311 (PETE 491) Drilling Engineering 3
PETE 312 (PETE 493) Drilling Engineering Lab 1
History Elective 3

Second Semester

Course Credits
MATH/STAT Elective 3
ECON 430 Industrial Economics & Finance 3
PETE 322 (PETE 392) Reservoir Fluid Flow 3
PETE 323 (PETE 394) Reservoir Fluid Flow Lab 1
PETE 313 (PETE 481) Petrolphysics & Formation Eval. 3
PETE 314 (PETE 483) Petroleum & Formation Eval. Lab 1
ENGL 365 Technical Writing 3

Senior Year

First Semester

Course Credits
PETE 401 Senior Design I 1
PETE 411 (PETE 484) Well Planning & Construction 3
PETE 431 (PETE 486) Production Engineering 3
PETE 432 (PETE 488) Production Engineering Lab 1
PETE 421 (PETE 494) Reservoir Engineering 3
PETE 422 (PETE 496) Reservoir Engineering Lab 1
PETE/GEOL Elective 3

Second Semester

Course Credits
PETE 402 Senior Design II 1
PETE 433 (PETE 478) Natural Gas Engineering 3
PETE 423 (PETE 482) Imp. Petroleum Recovery 3
PETE 424 (PETE 485) Risk Analysis 3
PETE 434 (PETE 489) Well Comp; P&R 3
PETE Elective 3