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University of Pittsburgh Titusville    
2017-2018 Titusville Campus Catalog 
    
 
  Aug 17, 2019
 
2017-2018 Titusville Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Petroleum Technology, AS


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“ONE + ONE”
(One Year at Titusville/One Year at Bradford)

With the growth of the petroleum industry in Pennsylvania and other areas nationwide, we are offering an Associate Degree in Petroleum Technology. This is a 2-year joint program with the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, which allows you to to receive the first year of the curriculum on our campus and then relocate to Bradford to complete your degree. When you receive your degree, you’ll be prepared to apply for a career in the oil and gas industry in this growing field.

Along with general education requirements, courses will include Geology of Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale, Drilling, Fracking, Oil and Gas Transportation, Well Log Interpretation, and other major topics to meet national standards.

General Education Course Requirements


Mathematics


Major Course Requirements


  • CHEM 0101 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (Bradford) - 4 Credits
  • GEOL 0101 - PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
  • PET 0101 - INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM INDUSTRY - 3 Credits
  • PET 0102 - ENVIRONMENTAL & SAFTEY - 3 Credits
  • PET 0103 - INTRODUCTION TO PETROLEUM GEOLOGY & GEOPHYSICS - 3 Credits
  • PET 0105 - INTRODUCTION TO GIS AND TECHNOLOGY (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0106 - DRILLING AND COMPLETION I - 3 Credits
  • PET 0107 - GEOLOGY OF MARCELLUS SHALE - 3 Credits
  • PET 0110 - BASIC PRINCIPLES OF WELL CONTROL AND MUD LOGGING (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0201 - PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0203 - OIL & GAS GATHERING TRANSPORTATION (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0204 - WELL LOG INTERPRETATION (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0206 - DRILLING AND COMPLETION II (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0207 - GEOLOGY OF UTICA SHALE (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PET 0208 - HYDRAULIC FRACTURING (Fracking) (6-Week Summer Course) (Bradford) - 3 Credits
  • PHYS 0103 - CONCEPTS OF MODERN PHYSICS (Bradford) - 3 Credits
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  • PHYS 0203 -  FOUNDATION OF PHYSICS LAB (Bradford) - 1 Credit or
  • PHYS 0204 - FOUNDATION OF PHYSICS LAB (Bradford) - 1 Credit

Total Credits: 66


  • Students must earn a C- or better in ENG 0101 , ENG 0102  and MATH 0110 .
  • Students must earn a minimum cumulative 2.0 in the Major course requirements.
  • Students must earn a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Some courses require students complete rotations, fieldwork, or other assignments at facilities external to the university. Depending on the course, a criminal background check, act 33/34 clearance and drug screening may be required. To become licensed, some states inquire if the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, felony, or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

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