The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Petroleum Engineering, Certificate


Requirements – 12 Hours

Petroleum Engineering Core - 3 hours

MECE 3370Rock Properties


Mechanical Engineering Electives - 9 hours

MECE 4370Drilling and Completion Engineering


MECE 4371Production and Reservoir Engineering


MECE 4372Natural Gas Engineering


Admission requirements

Students must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Engineering program and be in compliance with the progression requirements of that program. Completion (with a grade of “C” or better) of MECE 2340 Materials Engineering, MECE 3321 Mechanics of Solids, and MECE 3315 Fluid Mechanics. Students outside the Mechanical Engineering program will need to check with their advisor to ensure that advanced course in this program will satisfy requirements in their major course of study.