The Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering program at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) educates students to become qualified engineers who are capable of generating effective solutions by using engineering approaches in the field of Petroleum Engineering. The graduates of the program will be well versed in technology and in social and environmental issues. To fulfill this mission, the program provides the undergraduate student with a thorough foundation in the basic tenets of Petroleum Engineering and technologies, and a broad introduction into geophysics, petroleum geology, fluid properties, formation evaluation, drilling, reservoir engineering and simulation, artificial lift systems, completions and oil and gas facilities engineering.. The program provides a strong background for graduate study in the diverse areas branching out of the Petroleum Engineering field. The technical focus is complemented with topics in general education leading to a well-rounded member of the global society.