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You will need the following technology to successfully complete your petroleum engineering online learning courses.

A Computer

The computer requirements for the Texas A&M University College of Engineering should work well for online studies. We also recommend a webcam, such as Logitech Webcams, and headphones with a microphone.

A Stable Internet Connection

This is a program delivered over the internet, so make sure you have a stable connection of at least 200 Mbps.

  • Ethernet (company LAN) or
  • DSL connection or
  • Cable modem connection

Additional Hardware

  • printer (or printer access)
  • scanner (or scanner access)


  • You will receive an email account that you must check several times a week.
  • You should install two or more different web browsers on your computer.
  • You will need Microsoft Office 2016 or higher (including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)