The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department is devoted to educating exemplary petroleum engineers by instituting best learning practices that drives knowledge, build skills and competencies, and inspire the learner to define a purpose, develop a passion to forever learn, cultivate a sense of responsibility toward the profession, society and the environment, and attain the ability to confront challenges, and in so doing contribute to the advancement of the community, immediate and beyond.
The educational objectives of the Petroleum Engineering (PE) program are determined to support career advancement of the graduates and as they pursue their career goals, the graduates will:
1. Be competent to handle complex petroleum engineering tasks requiring multifaceted skills.
2. Be recognized for their ability to pursue innovative solutions through creative integration of best practices.
3. Demonstrate career advancement and exhibit the habits and personal attributes to handle management and leadership roles.
4. Exhibit commitment to the wellbeing of the community and the environment in pursuant of relevant solutions.
a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
b. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
c. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
d. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
f. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
g. an ability to communicate effectively
h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
i. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
j. a knowledge of contemporary issues
k. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
The undergraduate curriculum for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering consists of 150 credit-hours of course work + ICDL, where the standard duration of study is 6 semesters.
Petroleum engineers attain a broad spectrum of skills sought by almost every relevant profession. Industries, enterprises, and service providers requiring petroleum engineering skills include: oil and gas production, refining and distribution, excavation, process, consulting, environmental institutions, and government. Most importantly, you can imagine something that never was and make it a reality! There is so much work to be done to guarantee the future of mankind and petroleum engineers can tap the possibilities through the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurism.
The Student’s Study Plan is given to every student upon his/her enrollment. The PTRE curriculum consists of the following components:
|General University Requirements||20|
|Basic Sciences and Mathematics||30|
|General Engineering topics||15|
|PE Program-Specific Requirements||Credits|
|Petroleum Engineering core||59|
|Engineering topics from outside the major||9|
|Petroleum Engineering Technical Electives||12|
|Final Year Project||4|
|Course Code||Course Title||Credits||Hours Distribution||Course Type|
|COMP208||Programming I||3||(3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab)||GE|
|MATH281||Linear Algebra||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab)||BSMC|
|MCHE201||Engineering Drawing And Graphics||3||(3Crs.: 1Lec,4Lab)||GE|
|PHYS282||Material Properties And Heat||3||(3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab)||BSMC|
|CHEM281||Principles of Chemistry I||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab)||BSMC|
|PHYS281||Electricity And Magnetism||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab)||BSMC|
|PTRE201||Introduction To Petroleum Engineering||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|BLAW001||Human Rights||1||1 Lec.||CUR|
|ENGL211||Advanced Writing||2||(2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab)||GEC|
|MATH283||Differential Equations||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab)||BSMC|
|MCHE339||Fluid Mechanics for PE||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||ETOS|
|PTRE202||Reservoir Rock Properties||3||(3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab)||PECC|
|CHEM282||Principles of Chemistry II||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab)||BSMC|
|GEOL206||Principles Of Petroleum Geology||3||(3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab)||PECC|
|MATH284||Numerical Analysis||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab)||BSMC|
|PTRE206||Petroleum Drilling Systems||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|ENGL300||Speech Communications||2||(2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab)||GEC|
|MGMT002||Entrepreneurship||2||(2Crs.: 2Lec, 0Lab)||GEC|
|MCHE319||Mechanics of Materials for PE||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||ETOS|
|MCHE329||Thermodynamics For PE||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||ETOS|
|-------||Technical Electives 1||3||(3Crs.)||E|
|MATH381||Probability And Statistics||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab)||BSMC|
|PTRE308||Petroleum Production Technology||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|GEOL401||Geology Of Lebanon And Levantine Region||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|INME221||Engineering Economy||3||(3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab)||GE|
|PTRE501||Final Year Project I||1||(1Cr.)||PECC|
|PTRE511||Petroleum Refining Operations||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|-------||Technical Electives 2||3||(3Crs.)||E|
|ENGR001||Engineering Ethics||1||(1Crs.: 1Lec, 0Lab)||GEC|
|PTRE414||Gas Production Engineering||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|PTRE502||Final Year Project II||3||(3Crs.)||PECC|
|PTRE512||Environment And Safety||3||(3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)||PECC|
|-------||Technical Electives 3||6||(6)||E|