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The Petroleum Production Technology program is available online in a convenient schedule that provides the best learning environment for students. Items to consider when choosing courses:
  • Courses are offered at set times each semester
    • Spring semester = January - May (2nd & 4th semesters)
    • Fall semester = August - December (1st & 3rd semesters)
  • Courses are offered in blocks of 3-5 weeks per class
  • Students spend approximately 15-20 hours a week working on a course
BSC encourages all students to visit with their academic advisor for assistance in choosing courses.

Petroleum Production Technology

Summer 2023 Online Course Schedule
Semester I

Introduction to Energy Technology
Catalog # ENRT 101
Class # 4305
Dates: 5/15/2023 - 6/4/2023
Credits: 3

Safety, Health & Environmental Practices
Catalog # ENRT 105
Class # 4307
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 6/25/2023
Credits: 3

Mechanical Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 107
Class # 4309
Dates: 6/26/2023 - 7/09/2023
Credits: 3

Fundamentals of Petroleum
Catalog # PROD 110
Offered Fall only


Semester II

Print Reading
Catalog # ENRT 112
Class # 4312
Dates: 5/15/2023 - 6/4/2023
Credits: 3

Electrical Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 104
Class # 4306
Dates: 6/5/2023 - 6/25/2023
Credits: 3

Instrumentation and Control
Catalog # ENRT 116
Class # 4313
Dates: 6/26/2023 - 7/09/2023
Credits: 4

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 4351
Dates: 7/17/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 3


Semester III

Production Equipment
Catalog # PROD 220
Offered Fall only

Mechanical Drive Systems
Catalog # ESRE 216
Offered Fall only

Well Services
Catalog # PROD 230
Offered Fall only

Operations, Troubleshooting and Communications
Catalog # ENRT 215
Class # 4317
Dates: 7/10/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 3


Semester IV

Practical Applications
Catalog # ENRT 220
Class # 4220
Dates: 5/15/2023 - 8/4/2023
Credits: 2
 
Fall 2023 Online Course Schedule

Semester 1

Introduction to Energy Technology
Catalog # ENRT 101
Class # 13370
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

Safety, Health & Environmental Practices
Catalog # ENRT 105
Class # 13372
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Mechanical Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 107
Class # 13374
Dates: 10/16/2023- 11/12/2023
Credits: 3

Fundamentals of the Petroleum Industry
Catalog # PROD 110
Class # 13344
Dates: 11/13/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 4

 

Semester 2

Print Reading
Catalog # ENRT 112
Class # 13293
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

Electrical Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 104
Class # 13288
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Instrumentation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 116
Class # 13294
Dates: 10/16/2023- 11/12/2023
Credits: 4

Automation & Control
Catalog # ENRT 224
Class # 13416
Dates: 11/13/2023 – 12/15/2023
Credits: 3
 

Semester 3

Production Equipment
Catalog # PROD 220
Class # 13345
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 9/17/2023
Credits: 4

Mechanical Drive Systems
Catalog # ESRE 216
Class # 13419
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Well Services
Catalog # PROD 230
Class # 13346
Dates: 10/16/2023 - 11/12/2023
Credits: 3

Operations, Troubleshooting & Communications
Catalog # ENRT 215
Class # 13302
Dates: 11/13/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 3
 

Semester 4

Hydrocarbon Chemistry
Catalog # PROP 235
Class # 13347
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 9/17/2023
Credits: 3

Gas Processing
Catalog # PROP 239
Class # 13348
Dates: 10/16/2023 - 11/05/2023
Credits: 3

Practical Applications
Catalog # ENRT 220
Class # 12924
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 2

Fall 2023 On Campus Course Schedule

Semester 1 (8:00am-11:30am)

Introduction to Energy Technology
Catalog # ENRT 101
Class # 13287
Dates: 8/21/2023 - 9/17/2023
Credits: 4

Safety, Health & Environmental Practices
Catalog # ENRT 105
Class # 13371
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Mechanical Fundamentals
Catalog # ENRT 107
Class # 13373
Dates: 10/16/2023- 11/12/2023
Credits: 2

Fundamentals of the Petroleum Industry
Catalog # PROD 110
Class # 13344
Dates: 11/13/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 4
*Online ONLY 
 

Semester 2

Not offered on-campus fall 2023
 

Semester 3 (8:00am-11:30am)

Production Equipment
Catalog # PROD 220
Class # 13345
Dates: 8/21/2023 – 9/17/2023
Credits: 4
*Online ONLY

Mechanical Drive Systems
Catalog # ESRE 216
Class # 13305
Dates: 9/18/2023 - 10/15/2023
Credits: 3

Well Services
Catalog # PROD 230
Class # 13346
Dates: 10/16/2023 - 11/12/2023
Credits: 3
*Online ONLY 

(1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Operations, Troubleshooting & Communications

Catalog # ENRT 215
Class # 13346
Dates: 11/13/2023 - 12/15/2023
Credits: 3
 

Semester 4

PROD Courses are ONLINE only
Spring 2024 Online Course Schedule
Class # Catalog # Course Name Start Date End Date
6051 ENRT 101 Introduction to Energy Technology 1/8/24 2/4/24
6054 ENRT 105    Safety, Health and Environment 2/5/24 3/3/24
6056 ENRT 107   Mechanical Fundamentals 3/11/24 4/7/24
6134 PROD 110 Fundamentals of the Petroleum Industry 4/1/24 4/28/24
Semester II        
6060 ENRT 112 Print Reading 1/8/24 2/4/24
6053 ENRT 104 Electrical Fundamentals 2/5/24 3/3/24
6133 ENRT 116 Instrumentation & Control 3/11/24 4/14/24
6191 ENRT 224 Automation & Control 4/15/24 5/10/24
Semester III        
Fall only PROD 220 Production Equipment    
Fall only ESRE 216 Mechanical Drive Systems    
Fall only PROD 230 Well Services    
6065 ENRT 215 Operations, Troubleshooting & Communications 4/8/24 5/10/24
Semester IV        
6075 PROP 235 Hydrocarbon Chemistry 1/8/24 2/4/24
6067 ENRT 240 Industrial SCADA 2/5/24 3/3/24
6079 PROP 239 Gas Processing 3/11/24 3/31/24
6134 PROD 240 Artificial Lift & Enhanced Oil Recovery 4/1/24 4/28/24
5841 ENRT 220 Practical Applications 1/8/24 5/10/24
Spring 2024 On Campus Course Schedule
Class # Catalog # Course Name Start Date End Date
Semester II        
8:00am - 11:30am        
6059 ENRT 112 Print Reading 1/8/24 2/5/24
6052 ENRT 104 Electrical Fundamentals 2/5/24 3/3/24
6196 ENRT 116 Instrumentation & Control 3/11/24 4/14/24
Fall only PROD 110 Fundamentals of the Petroleum Industry (*ONLINE only)    
Semester IV        
8:00am - 11:30am        
6074 PROP 235 Hydrocarbon Chemistry 1/8/24 2/4/24
6067 ENRT 240 Industrial SCADA - online 2/5/24 3/3/24
6078 PROP 239 Gas Processing 3/11/24 3/31/24
6134 PROD 240 Artificial Lift & Enhanced Oil Recovery - online 4/1/24 4/28/24
6185 ENRT 220 Practical Applications 4/29/24 5/10/24