Earth Material Properties Minor

Geology (GEOL)
1115 Geology Building
Phone: 301-405-4365

Program Director: John Merck, Ph.D.

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. 

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Course Title Credits
Select one of the following:4
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
Environmental Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory
Select three of the following:10-12
Structural Geology
Optical Mineralogy
High Temperature Geochemistry
Engineering Geology
Special Problems in Geology
Total Credits18-20