GeoPetro Engineering

Students with an interest in the upstream exploration of the oil-and-gas industry can select the GeoPetro concentration that provides graduates with a core degree in engineering coupled with relevant courses in the Department of Geology. The industry demand for engineers continues to grow as new developments and technologies stimulate the petroleum production industry. Students that select the GeoPetro concentration will take all of the required courses for a BSE along with the following electives:

Engineering Electives:
ME 3320: Strength of Materials
ELC 3314: Electronic Design
ME 3321: Fluid Dynamics
GEO 4459: Engineering Geology

Concentration Electives:
GEO 1405: The Dynamic Earth
GEO 3342: Stratigraphy - Sedimentology
GEO 3445: Structural Geology
GEO 4458: Geophysical Exploration II
GEO 4465: Petroleum Geology