The Petroleum Technology Degree will help prepare students for careers in the oil and gas industry, where they will perform the duties of lease operators, plant operators, and in activities associated with the oil and gas industry. Graduates from the program will be responsible for ensuring that oil and natural gas well-flow rate and product quality is maintained at optimal levels. They will be required to perform basic maintenance and equipment repair. They will also be responsible for safe conduct during the work performance and ensuring that all regulatory and environmental standards are strictly adhered to and appropriate records are maintained.
The A.A.S. degree program requires a total of 60 semester hours that includes technical courses from the Workforce Education Course Manual. Certificate programs require 30 to 40 semester credit hours. Students completing the program will be awarded a degree or certificate appropriated to the curriculum pursued.
|Petroleum Technology (AAS)||60 credit hours|
|Automation Certificate||30 credit hours|
|Oil and Gas Technology Certificate||35 credit hours|
|April 15||May Mini & Summer Registration begins|
|May 8||Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m. for May Mini term|
|May 13||Classes start for May Mini term|
|May 30||Registration ends & Payment due at 5 p.m. for 12-week & 1st 6-week terms|
|June 5||Classes start for 12-week and 1st 6-week terms|
Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110
Dean’s Office, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7573
Program Coordinator, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7712
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.