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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017


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

The undergraduate minor in Geochemistry 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)
  • One of the following:
    • GEOL444 Low Temperature Geochemistry (4)
    • GEOL445 High Temperature Geochemistry (4)
  •  Plus two from:
    • GEOL435 Environmental Geochemistry (3)
    • GEOL436 Biogeochemistry (3)
    • GEOL443 Petrology (4)
    • GEOL444 Low Temperature Geochemistry (4) (if not used to satisfy requirement above)
    • GEOL445 High Temperature Geochemistry (4) (if not used to satisfy requirement above)
    • GEOL471 Geochemical Methods of Analysis (3)
    • GEOL499 Special Problems in Geology (3)

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