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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 13 (1929)

Issue: 10. (October)

First Page: 1317

Last Page: 1321

Title: Undergraduate Preparation for the Geologist

Author(s): Ellis W. Shuler (2)


In reorganizing the undergraduate courses given in geology at Southern Methodist University, a study of the catalogue offerings of courses in geology in about one hundred colleges and universities was made. It was attempted to determine what courses in geology should be offered for a geology major for the A. B. degree and as a general foundation and background for specialized graduate training in geology. This study showed a bewildering lack of uniformity in the progressive development of the subject and in the type and character of the courses offered.

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