Course Catalog

Name of Program: Petroleum Engineering 

Courses (Department, Number, Title) 
List all courses in the program by term starting with the first term of the first year and ending with the last term of the final year 
Indicate Whether Course is Required, Elective, or a Selective Elective by an R, an E or an SE 
Calculus I (3) 
General Chemistry 1 (3) 
General Chemistry Lab 1 (1) 
General Physics I (+ Lab) (3) 
Foundations in Engineering I + Lab (2) 
Introduction to Oil and Gas Industry (2) 
English preparation (120 hrs) 
Physical Education 1 (1*) 
Philosophy of Marxism and Leninism (3) 
Political economics of Marxism and Leninism (2) 
Calculus II (3) 
General Physics II (+ Lab) (3) 
Foundations in Engineering II (+ Lab) (3) 
Career Orientation Field Trip (1) 
English I 3(4) 
Physical Education 2 (1*) 
Military education (165hrs) 
Scientific socialism (2) 
History of Vietnamese communist party (2) 
Ho Chi Minh's Ideology (2) 
Calculus III (2) 
Theoretical mechanics (3)  
Petroleum Drilling Systems (+ Lab) (4) 
Thermodynamics (3) 
Physical Geology (3) 
Measurement Engineering - Elective 1 (2)  SE 
Professional Skills for Engineers (2) 
English II 3(4) 
Physical Education 3 (1*) 
Differential Equations (3) 
English III 3(4) 
Strength of Materials (+ Lab) (3) 
Reservoir Petrophysics (+ Lab) (4) 
Transport Processes in Petroleum Production system (3) 
Electronics - Electricity (+ Lab) (2) 
Introduction to Geophysics - Elective 2 (2)  SE 
Summer Internship 1 (1) 
English IV 3(4) 
Petroleum Engineering Numerical Methods (3) 
Reservoir Fluids (3) 
Petroleum Geology (3) 
Geomechanics (3)  R
Petroleum Productions Systems) (+ Lab) (4) 
Drilling Engineering (3) 
Drilling Fluids (+ Lab) - Elective 3 (2)  SE 
Formation evaluation (3) 
Reservoir Engineering (+ Lab) (4) 
Well Testing (3) 
Senior Project 1 (1) 
Petroleum Economics (3) 
Health Safety and Environment in Petroleum Industry (2) 
Well Completion & Stimulation - Elective 4 (2)  SE 
Summer Internship 2 (1) 
Reservoir Simulation (3) 
Integrated Reservoir Modeling (3) 
Production Engineering (3) 
Petroleum Project Evaluation (3) 
Enhanced Oil Recovery (2) 
Senior Project 2 (1) 
Sustainable Energy - Elective 5 (3)  SE 
Sand control - Elective 6 (1)  SE 
Field Abandonment - Elective 6 (1)  SE 
Graduation internship (2) 
Graduation thesis (8) 
  1. Required courses are required of all students in the program, Elective courses (often referred to as open or free electives) are optional for students, and Selected Elective courses are those for which students must take one or more courses from a specified group.  
  2. For courses that include multiple elements (lecture, laboratory, recitation, etc.), indicate the maximum enrollment in each element. For Selected Elective courses, indicate the maximum enrollment for each option.