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Oklahoma State University

Petroleum Minor Degree Plan

The School of Chemical Engineering offers a Petroleum Engineering Minor.  The minor in Petroleum Engineering is designed for students majoring in engineering and engineering technology who wish to prepare for positions in the petroleum industry.  The courses are designed to provide a broad-base introduction to the petroleum industry.  In order to receive a Petroleum Engineering minor, you must take the following six courses:


GEOL 3413 - Petroleum Geology for Engineers 3 hours, Offered Fall

GEOL 4323 - Applied Well Log Analysis for Engineers , 3 hours, Offered Spring

PETE 4303 - Petroleum Rock and Fluids, 3 hours, Offered Fall,

PETE 4313 - Drilling and Well Completions , 3 hours, Offered Spring

PETE 4333 - Production Operations, 3 hours, Offered Spring

PETE 4343 - Reservoir Engineering & Well Testing, 3 hours, Offered Fall


Students start by taking the Petroleum Geology for Engineers and Petroleum Rocks and Fluids. A flow chart of the degree plan is shown below: