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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Earth Material Properties

Geology (GEOL)
1115 Geology Building, 301-405-4365

The undergraduate minor in Earth Material Properties recognizes concentrated study in this designated field in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences.  The award of a minor will be noted on the student's transcript at the time of graduation.

This minor may be earned by students not majoring in Geology and is administered by the Geology Undergraduate Studies Director.  A grade of "C-" or better must be earned in all courses required for the minor.  See www.geol.umd.edu for more information.


  • One of the following:
    • GEOL100/110 Physical Geology/Physical Geology Lab (4)
    • GEOL120/110 Environmental Geology/Physical Geology Lab (4)
  • GEOL322 Mineralogy (4)
  • Plus three from:
    • GEOL341 Structural Geology (4)
    • GEOL423 Optical Mineralogy (4)
    • GEOL443 Petrology (4)
    • GEOL445 High Temperature Geochemistry (3)
      • GEOL456 Engineering Geology (3), or
      • GEOL457 Seismology (3)
    • GEOL499 Special Problems in Geology (3)

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