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Title: New Student Orientation


1
Texas AM University
Petroleum Engineering Department
2
New Student Orientation
3
Our Vision
  • Our vision is that
  • I am an Aggie Petroleum Engineer
  • be the most respected, prestigious
  • self-definition within the petroleum
    engineering profession
  • Our graduates are our most important product

4
Overview
  • About the Department
  • Look College Policy
  • essap.tamu.edu, Current Students and Prospective
    Students
  • Petroleum Engineering Curriculum
  • www.pe.tamu.edu , Academics, Undergraduate
    Program
  • Administrative Policy Handbook
  • www.pe.tamu.edu , Academics, Undergraduate
    Program
  • Registration Process (Current Students)
  • registrar.tamu.edu/Current

5
Department of Petroleum Engineering
  • Students (Spring 2012)
  • 710 Undergraduate (120 Qatar)
  • 250 Graduate ( 10 Qatar)
  • Faculty
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Extension
  • Staff

6
Academic Advising
  • Mandatory for
  • Curriculum Matters
  • Degree Requirements
  • Substitutions (Transfer by Title)
  • Q-drops
  • First Year Grade Exclusion
  • Co-enrollment Approval
  • Registration except Juniors Seniors
  • Academic Advisors
  • Dr. Maggard
  • Mrs. Mumford

7
Changing Uncertainty to Confidence
  • Rule 1keys to success
  • Time management
  • Mathematics
  • Take mathematics and science courses at TAMU
  • Seek summer employment opportunities
  • Rule 2academics
  • Posture for success in mathematics (A/B)
  • Study hardearn a scholarship
  • Get help early and often
  • Rule 3extra curricular activities
  • Participate but remember why youre here
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers

8
Math is the Key Success in Math 151 by Math 150
Letter Grade
9
Math is the Key 2½-Yr Retention by Math 150
Letter Grade
10
Take MATH and Science Courses at TAMU
11
Scholarships
  • Nelson Scholars Program
  • Other Department Scholarships
  • General Requirements
  • Enroll in at least 13 hours per semester
  • Complete at least 13 hours per semester
  • with a Semester GPR ? 3.0
  • Maintain an Overall GPR ? 3.0

12
Student Organizations
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Student
    Chapter
  • Student Lounge
  • Membership
  • Lockers
  • Petroleum Engineering Honor Society--PET
  • Public and Professional Service
  • Tutoring and Workshops

13
First Two Weeks, 2011 Career/SPE Activities
  • Aug 28 Freshman Convocation
  • Aug 29 First Day of Classes
  • Sep 2 SPE Welcome Back BBQ
  • Sep 4 AM vs SMU
  • Sep 6 SPE Meeting Resume
  • Workshop Night
  • Sep 11 SPE Career Enhancement Event
  • Sep 13-14 SEC Engineering Career Fair
  • Sep 15 Company Interviews Begin

14
Look College of Engineering Policy
  • Summary of Important Policies
  • Computing your GPR
  • Q drop First Year Grade Exclusion
  • Texas Success Initiative
  • Three-peat Supplementary Fee, Excess Credit
    Hours, 1000 Tuition Rebate
  • Flat Rate Tuition
  • Enrollment Management
  • Questions?

15
Petroleum Engineering Curriculum
  • Minimum Credit Hours Required 129
  • University Core 43
  • catalogs.tamu.edu, Version 135, pgs 15-21.
  • General Engineering 28
  • Petroleum Engineering Major 58
  • Curriculum Sheet
  • Courses meeting more than one requirement

16
Your Degree Plan
  • Should be tailored to your capabilities and
    resources
  • Depends upon
  • Any college credits you already have
  • Maximum workload you can manage
  • Your educational objectives
  • Your summer plans
  • Worksheet available

17
Administrative Policy Handbook
  • Overview of Contents
  • List of Important Policies
  • Contact Information
  • Academic Advising
  • Summer Practice
  • Scholastic Performance Requirements
  • Scholarships

18
Contact Information
  • We must be able to contact you!
  • Please keep contact information current, see
    https//howdy.tamu.edu/
  • Your local mailing address
  • Your local telephone number
  • Your e-mail address
  • Department/Gail Kruegers contact information
  • RICH 501R
  • (979) 845-6955
  • gail_at_pe.tamu.edu

19
Computers and E-Mail Accounts
  • Computer Recommendation
  • See College of Engineering New Student Handbook
  • http//essap.tamu.edu/pdf/nsc/NSC-handbook-fall-20
    10.pdf
  • TAMU Account
  • You may set up an alias to this account use a
    professional address like firstname.lastname_at_tamu.
    edu
  • Account may be forwarded (personal
    responsibility)
  • https web access email.tamu.edu
  • Official university communication, emails from
    professors, etc.
  • Petroleum Engineering Account
  • firstname.lastname_at_pe.tamu.edu
  • Password, eight characters first initial last
    initial last four digits of UIN.1
  • Account may be forwarded (personal
    responsibility)
  • https web access webmail.pe.tamu.edu
  • Departmental Mailing Lists, Job Notices, SPE, etc.

20
Summer Practice
  • No academic credit
  • Is a degree requirement a minimum of at least
    six weeks of approved experience is required for
    graduation
  • Should be completed before the senior year for
    admission to senior PETE classes
  • Multiple internships encouraged

21
Admission to Upper Division (from PETL major)
  • Complete Engineering CBK (27 hrs) with C or
    better in each course
  • ENGL 104 CHEM 107 117
  • ENGR 111 ENGR 112
  • MATH 151 MATH 152
  • PHYS 218 PHYS 208
  • GPR for Automatic Promotion to Upper Division
    (PETE major)
  • CBK GPR ? 2.75 (Best)
  • Overall TAMU GPR ? 2.5

22
Academic Probation
  • A CBK GPR 2.75 is expected
  • 27 credit hours -gt 74.25 grade points
  • 24 credit hours -gt 66.0 grade points
  • If CBK GPR lt 2.75
  • We can restrict and limit subsequent enrollment
  • Must make Bs As to catch up

23
Academic Probation Example
  • Assumed semester performance
  • ENGL 104 C 3x2 6 CBK GPR
  • ENGR 111 A 2x4 8 26/13 2.0
  • MATH 151 C 4x2 8 2.75 Variance
  • PHYS 218 D 4x1 4 is -9.75
  • Academic probation
  • Repeat PHYS 218 and make a B
  • Reduces 2.75 Variance to 1.75 (best effort used
    for CBK calculation)

24
Admission to Junior PETE
  • Complete Sophomore Level Courses
  • COMM 205 CVEN 305
  • GEOL 104 MATH 308
  • MATH 251 MEEN 315
  • MEEN 221 PETE 311
  • PETE 225 PETE 335
  • Note PETE 335 is expected to be offered spring
    semesters only, and must be completed prior to
    registration in Junior level PETE courses
  • Requirements for Admission
  • C or better in GEOL 104 PETE 225
  • Overall GPR ? 2.0 Major GPR ? 2.0

25
Admission to Senior PETE
  • Complete Basic PETE (29 hrs)
  • GEOL 404 PETE 321
  • PETE 301 PETE 323
  • PETE 310 PETE 324
  • PETE 314 PETE 325
  • PETE 403
  • Complete Summer Practice PETE 300
  • Requirements for Admission
  • Major GPR ? 2.0
  • Overall GPR ? 2.0

26
Registration Process
  • Advisement Information
  • General Advising Today
  • Trial Schedules Homework
  • Individual Advising Tomorrow
  • On-Line Registration Tomorrow
  • Fee Options Tomorrow
  • Photos Tomorrow

27
Advisement Information
  • TSI Compliance, Test Scores High School
    Information
  • Math Assessment Test Results
  • All Test Scores, Prior College, Transfer Course
    Information
  • Excerpt of Class Schedule Showing Open Sections
  • Group C Cluster Information

28
Math Placement Examination MATH 151
  • Score of 22 or higher on MPE, or credit for MATH
    150 is prerequisite to MATH 151
  • MATH 151 is corequisite for PHYS 218 and ENGR 111
  • If you have less than 22 on MPE you have several
    options
  • Improve MPE score (30 day wait period)
  • Self Study
  • For example, Schaums study guides for College
    Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus
  • PPP (Personalized Precalculus Program)
  • Information was provided from MPE web site
  • Complete MATH 150 at TAMU or provide Transfer by
    Equivalency credit (TCCNS course MATH 2412)

29
PETE - Math Placement Recommendation
Your math test score
Calculus Ready
Decision point
Gray area
Your SAT/ACT math score
Not Calculus Ready
30
Recent PETE Math Success Rates (C or higher)
  • PETE Math Recommendation
  • MATH 151
  • Gray Area
  • MATH 150
  • Success Rate in
  • MATH 151
  • 90
  • 56
  • 25
  • PETE Math Recommendation
  • Gray Area
  • MATH 150
  • Success Rate in
  • MATH 150
  • 86
  • 85

31
Recent Physics Success Rates
  • High School
  • Physics
  • Yes Calc Ready
  • Yes
  • No
  • Success Rate in PHYS 218
  • 90
  • 85
  • 40

NOTE MATH 151 is co-requisite for both ENGR 111
PHYS 218see Q-drop policy.
32
Ready for MATH 151
  • Fall 2011 15
  • ENGL 104 3
  • ENGR 111 2
  • MATH 151 4
  • PHYS 218 4
  • KINE 198 1
  • PETE 201 1
  • Spring 2012 15
  • CHEM 107 3
  • CHEM 117 1
  • ENGR 112 2
  • MATH 152 4
  • PHYS 208 4
  • KINE 199 1

33
Not Ready for MATH 151
  • Fall 2011 13
  • ENGL 104 3
  • MATH 150 4
  • CHEM 107 3
  • CHEM 117 1
  • KINE 198 1
  • PETE 201 1
  • Spring 2012 14
  • UCC Elective 3
  • ENGR 111 2
  • MATH 151 4
  • PHYS 218 4
  • KINE 199 1

34
Credit for MATH 151
  • Fall 2011 15
  • ENGL 104 3
  • ENGR 111 2
  • MATH 152 4
  • PHYS 218 4
  • KINE 198 1
  • PETE 201 1
  • Spring 2012 14
  • CHEM 107 3
  • CHEM 117 1
  • ENGR 112 2
  • MATH 251 3
  • PHYS 208 4
  • KINE 199 1

35
Preparation for Registration
36
Example
37
On-Line Registration
  • Activate your Net ID
  • gateway.tamu.edu
  • Log in to HOWDY (howdy.tamu.edu)
  • Go to MyRecord (Fall 2011) Tab
  • Find TAMU Registration (Fall 2011)
  • Read Terms of Use
  • Click on I Agree Link
  • Then Look up Classes

38
Checklist for Tomorrow
  • Individual Advising Appointments, meet RICH 501
    lobby area, at appointment time Complete and
    bring the following
  • Trial Schedules
  • Departmental Policies Receipt Acknowledgment
    Form
  • Student File Cover Page
  • PETE Computer Account Request Form
  • SPE Application Form
  • If MATH Placement Examination is not yet
    completed, please go to computer lab tonight and
    take the test (mathassessment.tamu.edu), print
    out the results, and bring them with you to
    individual advising tomorrow
  • RICH 319 at 1245 pm for registration beginning
    at 100 pm
  • RICH 3rd Floor for photograph after registration
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