CPG

B.S. in Geophysics

(A) General Education (62 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Chemistry CHEM 1014
PhysicsPHYS 101, 102, 201, 210, 30518
Calculus IMATH 101, 102, 201, 20214
EnglishENGL 101, 102, 2149
Information and Computer ScienceICS 1033
Islamic and Arabic studiesIAS 101, 111, 201, 212, 301, 32212
Physical EducationPE 101, 1022
TOTAL62
(B) Core Courses (36 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Essentials of GeophysicsGEOP 1022
Introduction to SeismologyGEOP 2043
Computational GeophysicsGEOP 2053
Introduction to Seismic Exploration GEOP 2153
Seismic Data ProcessingGEOP 3203
Gravity and Magnetic ExplorationGEOP 3043
Electrical and Electromagnetic ExplorationGEOP 3503
SeminarGEOP 4051
Principles of GeologyGEOL 1013
Structural GeologyGEOL 3053
Integrated Petroleum Geology GEOL 3454
Introduction to the Petroleum IndustryPETE 1012
Integrated Design ICPG 4981
Integrated Design IICPG 3992
TOTAL36
(C) Electives Courses (24 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Geophysics ElectiveGEOP 3xx and GEOP 4xx6
PETE ElectivePETE 3xx3
CPG ElectiveGEOP/GEOL/PETE xxx3
Math Elective (one course)MATH 260, 280, 302, 305, 321, or 4303
General StudiesGS xxx6
Free ElectivesXX xxx3
TOTAL24
(D) Summer Sessions (6 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Summer Camp CPG 1991
Summer TrainingGEOP 3991
Geophysics Field CampGEOP 4904
TOTAL6
(E) List of Geophysics and CPG Elective Courses
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Sedimentology and StratigraphyGEOL 2703
Sustaining the EarthGEOL 3033
Petroleum GeologyGEOL 3153
Regional GeologyGEOL 3183
Energy and EnvironmentGEOL 4473
Subsurface GeologyGEOL 4653
Borehole GeophysicsGEOP 3403
Current Topics in GeosciencesGEOP 4203
Seismic Data InterpretationGEOP 4163
Geophysical Well Logging GEOP 4303
GeodynamicsGEOP 4553
Paleomagnetism GEOP 4653
Engineering GeophysicsGEOP 4703
Environmental GeophysicsGEOP 4753
Data Inversion in Geophysics GEOP 4783
Special TopicsGEOP 4803
PetrophysicsGEOP 4883
Advanced Reservoir Characterization GEOP 4953
Undergraduate ResearchGEOP 4973
Well LoggingPETE 3133
Reservoir DescriptionPETE 3154
Rock MechanicsPETE 4243
COURSETITLELTLBCRCOURSETITLELTLBCR
Total credit hours required for B.S. degree: 128
First Year (Preparatory Year)
ENGL 01-xxPreparatory English I1554ENGL 03-xxPreparatory English III1554
ENGL 02-xxPreparatory English II4ENGL 04-xxPreparatory English IV4
MATH 001Preparatory Math I314MATH 002Preparatory Math II314
PYP 001Preparatory Physical Sciences202PYP 002Preparatory Computer Sciences021
PYP 003University Life Skills021PYP 004Prep. Engineering Technology021
PE 001Prep. Health and Physical Educ. I021PE 002Prep. Health and Physical Educ. II021
201016181215
Total credits required in the Preparatory-Year Program: 31
Second Year (Freshman)
ENGL 101Intro. to Academic Discourse303CHEM 101General Chemistry I344
MATH 101Calculus I404ENGL 102Intro. to Report Writing303
PHYS 101General Physics I334MATH 102Calculus II404
GEOL 101Principles of Geology233PHYS 102General Physics II334
PETE 101Intro. to Petroleum Industry202GEOP 102Essentials of Geophysics202
PE 101Health and Physical Education I021PE 102Health and Physical Education II021
1481715918
Summer Session I
CPG 199Summer Camp001
Third Year (Sophomore)
PHYS 201General Physics III334MATH 202Elem. of Diff. Equations303
ICS 103Programming in C233ENGL 214Acad. & Professional Comm.303
MATH 201Calculus III303PHYS 210Methods of Theoretical Physics303
GEOP 215Intro. to Seismic Exploration303GEOP 204Introduction to Seismology303
IAS 101Practical Grammar202GEOP 205Computational Geophysics303
IAS 111Belief and Its Effect202
1361517017
Summer Session II
GEOP 399Summer Training001
Fourth Year (Junior)
PHYS 305Electricity and Magnetism I303GEOP 320Seismic Data Processing233
GEOL 345Integrated Petroleum Geol334GEOP 304Gravity and Magnetic Exploration303
GEOL 305Structural Geology233GEOP 353Electrical and EM Exploration303
MATH xxxMath Elective 302IAS 212Professional Ethics202
IAS 201Objective Writing202GS xxxGeneral Studies Elective I303
1291514014
Summer Session III
GEOP 490Geophysics Field Camp094
Fifth Year (Senior)
GEOP 3xxGEOP Elective (300 or higher)303GEOP 405Seminar101
GS xxxGeneral Studies Elective II303CPG 499Integrated Design II062
CPG 498Integrated Design I031XXX xxxFree Elective 303
PETE 3xxPETE Elective (300 or higher)303IAS 322Human Rights in Islam202
XXX xxxCPG Elective303IAS 301Oral Communication Skills202
GEOP 4xxGEOP Elective 303
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(A) General Education (62 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Chemistry CHEM 1014
PhysicsPHYS 101, 102, 201, 210, 30518
Calculus IMATH 101, 102, 201, 20214
EnglishENGL 101, 102, 2149
Information and Computer ScienceICS 1033
Islamic and Arabic studiesIAS 101, 111, 201, 212, 301, 32212
Physical EducationPE 101, 1022
TOTAL62
(B) Core Courses (36 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Essentials of GeophysicsGEOP 1022
Introduction to SeismologyGEOP 2043
Computational GeophysicsGEOP 2053
Introduction to Seismic Exploration GEOP 2153
Seismic Data ProcessingGEOP 3203
Gravity and Magnetic ExplorationGEOP 3043
Electrical and Electromagnetic ExplorationGEOP 3503
SeminarGEOP 4051
Principles of GeologyGEOL 1013
Structural GeologyGEOL 3053
Integrated Petroleum Geology GEOL 3454
Introduction to the Petroleum IndustryPETE 1012
Integrated Design ICPG 4981
Integrated Design IICPG 3992
TOTAL36
(C) Electives Courses (24 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Geophysics ElectiveGEOP 3xx and GEOP 4xx6
PETE ElectivePETE 3xx3
CPG ElectiveGEOP/GEOL/PETE xxx3
Math Elective (one course)MATH 260, 280, 302, 305, 321, or 4303
General StudiesGS xxx6
Free ElectivesXX xxx3
TOTAL24
(D) Summer Sessions (6 credit hours)
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Summer Camp CPG 1991
Summer TrainingGEOP 3991
Geophysics Field CampGEOP 4904
TOTAL6
(E) List of Geophysics and CPG Elective Courses
CourseCodeCredit Hours
Sedimentology and StratigraphyGEOL 2703
Sustaining the EarthGEOL 3033
Petroleum GeologyGEOL 3153
Regional GeologyGEOL 3183
Energy and EnvironmentGEOL 4473
Subsurface GeologyGEOL 4653
Borehole GeophysicsGEOP 3403
Current Topics in GeosciencesGEOP 4203
Seismic Data InterpretationGEOP 4163
Geophysical Well Logging GEOP 4303
GeodynamicsGEOP 4553
Paleomagnetism GEOP 4653
Engineering GeophysicsGEOP 4703
Environmental GeophysicsGEOP 4753
Data Inversion in Geophysics GEOP 4783
Special TopicsGEOP 4803
PetrophysicsGEOP 4883
Advanced Reservoir Characterization GEOP 4953
Undergraduate ResearchGEOP 4973
Well LoggingPETE 3133
Reservoir DescriptionPETE 3154
Rock MechanicsPETE 4243
COURSETITLELTLBCRCOURSETITLELTLBCR
Total credit hours required for B.S. degree: 128
First Year (Preparatory Year)
ENGL 01-xxPreparatory English I1554ENGL 03-xxPreparatory English III1554
ENGL 02-xxPreparatory English II4ENGL 04-xxPreparatory English IV4
MATH 001Preparatory Math I314MATH 002Preparatory Math II314
PYP 001Preparatory Physical Sciences202PYP 002Preparatory Computer Sciences021
PYP 003University Life Skills021PYP 004Prep. Engineering Technology021
PE 001Prep. Health and Physical Educ. I021PE 002Prep. Health and Physical Educ. II021
201016181215
Total credits required in the Preparatory-Year Program: 31
Second Year (Freshman)
ENGL 101Intro. to Academic Discourse303CHEM 101General Chemistry I344
MATH 101Calculus I404ENGL 102Intro. to Report Writing303
PHYS 101General Physics I334MATH 102Calculus II404
GEOL 101Principles of Geology233PHYS 102General Physics II334
PETE 101Intro. to Petroleum Industry202GEOP 102Essentials of Geophysics202
PE 101Health and Physical Education I021PE 102Health and Physical Education II021
1481715918
Summer Session I
CPG 199Summer Camp001
Third Year (Sophomore)
PHYS 201General Physics III334MATH 202Elem. of Diff. Equations303
ICS 103Programming in C233ENGL 214Acad. & Professional Comm.303
MATH 201Calculus III303PHYS 210Methods of Theoretical Physics303
GEOP 215Intro. to Seismic Exploration303GEOP 204Introduction to Seismology303
IAS 101Practical Grammar202GEOP 205Computational Geophysics303
IAS 111Belief and Its Effect202
1361517017
Summer Session II
GEOP 399Summer Training001
Fourth Year (Junior)
PHYS 305Electricity and Magnetism I303GEOP 320Seismic Data Processing233
GEOL 345Integrated Petroleum Geol334GEOP 304Gravity and Magnetic Exploration303
GEOL 305Structural Geology233GEOP 353Electrical and EM Exploration303
MATH xxxMath Elective 302IAS 212Professional Ethics202
IAS 201Objective Writing202GS xxxGeneral Studies Elective I303
1291514014
Summer Session III
GEOP 490Geophysics Field Camp094
Fifth Year (Senior)
GEOP 3xxGEOP Elective (300 or higher)303GEOP 405Seminar101
GS xxxGeneral Studies Elective II303CPG 499Integrated Design II062
CPG 498Integrated Design I031XXX xxxFree Elective 303
PETE 3xxPETE Elective (300 or higher)303IAS 322Human Rights in Islam202
XXX xxxCPG Elective303IAS 301Oral Communication Skills202
GEOP 4xxGEOP Elective 303
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