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GEOL 533. Shales and Other Mudstones. 3 Hours N.

This course defines mudstones and shales. Deposition and constituents of fine-grained sediment; geochemistry, diagenesis and lithification of such deposits. Organic constituents of mudstone and their function as sources of crude oil and natural gas. Petrophysics and mechanical properties of mudstones and their potential as reservoirs of hydrocarbons. Not open to students with credit in GEOL 733. Prerequisite: GEOL 331. LEC.

Bachelor of Science in Geology

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Why study geology? In Geology you get to apply techniques and knowledge from chemistry, physics, biology and math to answer important questions about Earth processes, history and future. Geologists are in demand to evaluate geologic hazards, evaluate natural resources, and understand the environment. The B.S. program provides intensive training in geology and other sciences. B.S. majors may emphasize traditional geology, environmental geology (with a specialized track in hydrogeology), engineering geology, geophysics, or earth and space science licensure. The hydrogeology track, the engineering geology option, and the geophysics option combine basic training in geology with training in mathematics, engineering, physics, and geophysics. The environmental geology option combines training in geology with many different sciences.

Bachelor of Arts in Geology

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Why study geology? In Geology you get to apply techniques and knowledge from chemistry, physics, biology and math to answer important questions about Earth processes, history and future. Geologists are in demand to evaluate geologic hazards, evaluate natural resources, and understand the environment. The B.A. program allows many free electives for background courses in the sciences or liberal arts. The program permits study of traditional geology (with emphasis on the solid earth, the earth's surface, or environmental geology and natural resources), environmental geology (with emphasis on water or urban environmental geology), or an individually tailored program.

Bachelor of Science in Education

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