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The New Mexico Institute of
Mining and Technology

Graduate Program














Required Courses:

The following is a list of courses allowed by the department to satisfy the requirements discussed in the preceding sections. Any course revisions or additions must be officially approved by the department faculty and amended to this list prior to being accepted to the degree plan.

Mathematics:

Any Math course above Math 335 except MATH 352, 372, 442, 458, 461, 471, 521, 561, 575.

Advanced Engineering Science Courses:

Any course in the following categories and approved by the academic advisor:

  1. Advanced Engineering Continuum Mechanics
  2. Advanced Transport Phenomena
  3. Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics
  4. Other (Need prior written approval of advisor and Department Chairman)

Petroleum Engineering:

  1. Drilling Engineering:

    535 - Adv. Drilling Mechanics
    555 - Adv. Directional Drilling

  2. Production Engineering:

    532 - Adv. Well Stimulation
    545 - Adv. Production Design
    554 - Adv. Natural Gas Engineering

  3. Formation Evaluation:

    546 - Adv. Formation Eval.
    564 - Adv. Well Testing

  4. Reservoir Engineering:

    523 - Numerical Simulation
    525 - Microscopic Aspects
    526 - Macroscopic Aspects
    537 - Petroleum-Related Rock Mechanics
    544 - Adv. Reservoir Engineering.
    547 - Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
    548 - Reservoir Geomechanics
    558 - Adv. Topics in EOR
    560 - Phase Behavior



Note: PE 571, Special topics courses will be assigned to the appropriate category.