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Bachelor  of Science Degree in Petroleum Services

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Services to the student who completes the course work listed below. The curriculum is designed for personnel employed in the petroleum industry or to those seeking employment in the petroleum industry while attending school. All classes are scheduled to permit attendance of persons employed on a seven days on/seven days off work schedule.

The curriculum of technical, people oriented, and safety courses prepare the student for middle to upper level management positions in drilling or production operations, or for the service and supply segment of the petroleum industry. Students may choose a concentration in Safety Technology (PSST) or Exploration and Production (PSEP) by completing the 21 hours of courses specified.

  • Exploration and Production Concentration (PSEP)
  • Safety Technology Concentration (PSST)
  • CLR – Computer Literacy Requirement
  • GER – General Education Requirement
  • OCR – Oral Communication Requirement
  • UR – University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 PSET 121   3
1 PSET 131   3
1 PSET 171   3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 SATC 101   3
1 Oral Communication Elective   OCR 3
2 ENGL Literature Elective   GER 3
2 HIST Elective   GER 3
2 HIST Elective   GER 3
2 Biological Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Computer Literacy Elective   CLR 2
2 PSET 231   3
2 PSET 301   3
2 SATC 112   3
2 SATC 220   3
2 SATC 230   3
2 PSAT or
SATC
290, 302, 330, or 402
290, 295, or 350
  3
3 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
3 ENGL 310, 366, or 368 GER 3
3 Concentration Course See below   3
3 Concentration Course See below   3
3 Concentration Course See below   3
3 SATC 240   3
3 SATC 440   3
3 PSAT or
SATC
302, 330, or 402
350
  3
3 Approved Electives 300-level or above   3
4 PSET 305   3
4 Concentration Course See below   3
4 Concentration Course See below   3
4 Concentration Course See below   3
4 Concentration Course See below   3
4 PSET 401   3
4 PSET 452   3
4 Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective   GER 3
4 Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 200-level or above GER 3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

Safety Technology Concentration (PSST)
SATC 325
SATC 375
SATC 380
SATC 385
SATC 420
SATC 450
SATC 480

Exploration and Production Concentration (PSEP)
PSET 310
PSET 331
PSET 341
PSET 371
PSET 381
PSET 384
PSET 477

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Associate of Science Degree Programs

The university awards the Associate of Science degree to the student who completes course work listed below in Petroleum Services or in the Safety Technology. The curriculum is designed to accommodate persons working seven on/seven off so that they may attend classes on their days off as full time students.The curriculum contains a blend of technical and supervisory courses to prepare a person for the more complex technical and middle management positions in the drilling and production operations as well as the highly technical service and supply segment.

Associate of Science Degree in Petroleum Services

  • CLR – Computer Literacy Requirement
  • GER – General Education Requirement
  • OCR – Oral Communication Requirement
  • UR – University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 Computer Literacy Elective   CLR 2
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 Oral Communication Elective   OCR 3
1 PSET 121   3
1 PSET 131   3
1 PSET 171   3
1 SATC 101   3
1 Social & Behavior Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 HIST Elective   GER 3
2 PSET 231   3
2 PSET 290   3
2 PSET Elective     3
2 Physical Sciences Electives   GER 3
2 Physical Sciences Electives   GER 3
2 SATC Elective     3
2 Approved Elective     3
  TOTAL HOURS     60

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

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Associate of Science Degree in Petroleum Services – Safety Technology

This curriculum is designed to prepare a person for all aspects of safety.

  • CLR – Computer Literacy Requirement
  • GER – General Education Requirement
  • OCR – Oral Communication Requirement
  • UR – University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course   UR 1
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 MATH Elective   GER 3
1 PSET 121   3
1 PSET 171   3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 Physical Sciences Elective   GER 3
1 SATC 101   3
1 SATC 112   3
1 SATC 220   3
2 Computer Literacy Elective   CLR 2
2 Fine Arts Elective   GER 3
2 HIST Elective   GER 3
2 Oral Communication Elective   OCR 3
2 SATC 230   3
2 SATC 240   3
2 SATC 295   3
2 Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective   GER 3
2 Approved Elective     3
  TOTAL HOURS     60

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

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