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Geosciences - Petroleum Geotechnology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Houston, TX, United States
The Petroleum Geotechnology degree program at the University of Houston-Downtown provides both a broad-based curriculum in the liberal arts, the Natural Sciences and a set of courses specific to geology and a petroleum geotechnology focus.
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Overview

This concentration requires several courses that cover a broad range of petroleum and petroleum industry-related topics. The degree is designed to meet the needs of those interested in graduate work in geology and careers in the oil and gas industry that requires knowledge of petroleum-related issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Mineralogy
  • Mineralogy Laboratory
  • Paleontology
  • Structural Geology
  • Structural Geology Laboratory
  • Petrology
  • Petrology Laboratory
  • Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
  • Thermophysical Properties of Materials
  • Thermophysical Properties of Materials
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Petroleum Geology Laboratory
  • Special Topics in Geology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Apply online at www.applytexas.org (link works better in Chrome).
  • Submit Official High School Transcripts in institution's sealed envelope. UHD complies with House Bill 3826.
  • Pay non-refundable $35 application fee.
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    624 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 624 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    624 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 624 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    209 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 209 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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