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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014

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:
    • GEOL 100/110 Physical Geology/Physical Geology (4)
    • GEOL 120/110 Environmental Geology/Physical Geology Lab (4)
  • GEOL 322 Mineralogy (4)

Plus two from:

  • GEOL 341 Structural Geology (4)
  • GEOL 423 Optical Mineralogy (3)
  • GEOL 443 Petrology (4)
  • GEOL 445 High Temperature Geochemistry (3)
  • GEOL 446 Introduction to Geophysics (3)
  • GEOL 499 Special Problems in Geology (3)

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