The program provides high quality education for regional and international students with the capability of managing diversified operations in the petroleum, gas and energy related professions. Graduates are expected to satisfy the demanding market needs and will be able to compete for positions worldwide in one of the highest paying engineering professions. In addition to fostering creative thinking and providing motivation for an ongoing learning experience, the program is intended to develop the capabilities of students to work independently, adapt in multinational environment and acquire leadership qualities.
Students will be admitted to the program either through the AUC admissions office (gate admissions), after satisfying the general admission requirements and grade requirements in mathematics and sciences as declared by the department, or as undeclared and transfer students based on their performance record after successful completion of the criteria courses. Students are advised to consult with the department to ensure that admission criteria have been successfully met. A total of 162 credits must be successfully completed to be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.
Core curriculum requirements (30-42 credits)
Three credit hours of the capstone requirements will be satisfied by PENG 490 and 491 senior theses.