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Are you ready to step forward and begin a journey that will lead you to responsibility, career growth, and possible work locations around the world? This is how we do energy at Texas.

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    Energy Management Minor (EMM)

    The Energy Management Minor consists of 18 credit hours and incorporates coursework in business, geoscience, law, and petroleum engineering. This minor is open to all majors.
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    Energy, Finance, Law and Science Track (EFLS)

    The Texas BBA Program gives finance majors the opportunity to specialize in Energy, Finance, Law and Science.

Energy Management Minor (EMM)

The Energy Management Minor is offered through the McCombs School of Business. A total of 18 credit hours are required for the minor. This minor is open to all undergraduate students!

Summer Courses

Take 4 classes with your energy peers Monday–Thursday during the summer. Fridays will have speaker lunches, field trips, treks, and more!


Summer Curriculum

  • Real Estate and Contracts Law
  • Energy Strategy
  • Energy Law & Policy
  • Electricity Markets / Systems


Remaining Courses

After the summer sessions, you will only need to take 2 more classes to fulfill the minor. You may pick from the following list:

  • Valuation of Natural Resources
  • Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
  • Non-Technical Exploration and Production
  • Energy Technology and Policy
  • Physical Geology
  • Finance


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    NAPE Expo & Company Visits

    Students have the opportunity to attend Winter and Summer NAPE Expo. They can also network at energy company headquarters, such as Opportune, BP, Alvarez & Marsal, and Schlumberger.
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    Dallas Energy-Finance Trek

    Approximately 20 undergraduate and graduate students visit Prudential Capital in Dallas, Texas, for a one-day visit. Other Dallas energy companies attend and discuss current energy industry policies, trends, observations, and opportunities.
  • Annual KBH Energy Center Conferences

    Each fall and spring, approximately 300 industry professionals gather for a pair of one-day conferences to discuss technology, policy, and economic trade-offs for our collective energy future.

Energy, Finance, Law and Science Track (EFLS)

Make your study path uniquely yours, designed to match the energy career of your dreams. The Texas BBA Program gives finance majors the opportunity to specialize in Energy, Finance, Law and Science (EFLS).

Course List

A total of 18 credit hours are required for the track. Students in the program follow the base finance curriculum and add the following specialized courses:

  • GEO 303 or 401; Physical Geology
  • GEO 316P; Sedimentary Rocks or FIN 337; Valuing Natural Resources
  • 377-5; Financial Risk Management
  • FIN 374C; Valuation
  • BGS 370 Topic 10; Nontechnical Exploration and Production
  • PGE 379 - Topic 8; Oil, Gas and Mineral Law or LEB 370 - Topic 14: Oil and Gas Law
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    Well Site Tour

    Hunt Oil Company hosted students for a tour of its Eagle Ford operations in South Texas. The time included a field visit with a field foreman and district engineer demonstrating the equipment necessary for producing oil and gas.
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    Power Plant Tour

    Students in the summer program take an annual field trip to the Fayette Power Project near La Grange in Fayette County, Texas. They talk one-on-one with engineers and plant operators to see turbines, fuel, and burning units first-hand.


Hosting energy students from UT Austin lends real-world experience to the energy industry's brightest and most promising future stars. You will network with soon-to-be graduates well-prepared to contribute to the energy industry.