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Get closer to pursuing a career in the energy field! Do you have an interest in the areas of business and oil and gas? Would you like to learn more about the field? This certificate track is a collection of courses that includes accounting, finance, business, oil and gas law, real estate law and an internship. Our program recommends specific geology, surveying and spatial science courses to take in addition to the required courses, providing a full background of courses.

  • Available to all SFA undergraduates and graduates
  • General business majors: complete the PLM certificate without taking any additional coursework
    • View curriculum requirements for details.
  • General business minors: concurrently earn the PLM certificate by taking one additional course
    • View curriculum requirements for details.

Successful completion of this certificate will be indicated on your official transcript.

Required courses

  • ACCT 1301 - Small Business Accounting
    • or ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BLAW 3366 - Real Estate Law
  • BLAW 4368 - Oil and Gas Law
  • BUSI 4300 - Negotiation and Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • BUSI 4375 - Special Problems
    • Or BUSI 4385 - Internship in General Business

Curriculum requirements

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