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Greening UM

The University of Montana


Any discipline, any major

The topic of sustainability can be incorporated into any discipline and any minor. This list is a sampling of minors offered at UM that have a strong emphasis on sustainability, the environment, and natural resources.


The undergraduate minor in Climate Change Studies will educate students from a wide array of disciplines on the scientific and social issues arising from global climate change. The minor was just approved by the board of Regents, see the Press Release.

To learn more visit: Climate Change Studies


Two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, Energy Technology

The University of Montana College of Technology offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Energy Technology. The program introduces students to the full suite of energy systems and technologies—traditional and renewable—and prepares them for careers in the rapidly expanding energy industry.

To learn more: Review the Program

Undergraduate Studies: Any discipline, any minor.


Wilderness and Civilization is an inspiring and demanding academic program. Each year, a small group of students from around the country are immersed in the study of wildland conservation and the human-nature relationship. Wilderness and Civilization combines the strengths of classroom and field learning, interactive classes, dedicated faculty, and applied learning through internships. Wilderness and Civilization offers students the opportunity to explore contemporary conservation debates, make connections between disciplines, and learn how to work for positive change.

To learn more visit: Wilderness and Civilization


International Development Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the interconnected processes of social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental change taking place in poor countries and poorer regions of wealthy countries.

To learn more visit: International Development Studies

Greening UM

The Office of Sustainability
UM Facilities Services PP 110
32 Campus Dr MS 9288
Missoula MT, 59812