SUSTAINING OUR WORLD
As the first undergraduate degree program of its kind in the nation, our Climate Change Studies minor will provide you with a unique opportunity to become informed and engaged on the pressing issue of climate change — from multi-disciplinary coursework to field studies, from study abroad to service-learning opportunities. This minor and its courses are open to students from all majors.
undergraduate climate change studies program in the U.S.
recipients of the prestigious Udall Foundation Scholarship
majors at UM represented by CCS students
Carmen Thissen graduated in spring 2020 with degrees in ecology and organismal biology and climate change studies. Thissen won an Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship, which made it possible for her to study agriculture and aquaculture at the University of Hawaii for a semester. After graduation, Carmen landed a job with the international NGO Business for Nature!
Mason Dow graduated magna cum laude with degrees in business management and international business, a minor in climate change studies and certificates in global leadership and sustainable business practices. Dow studied in Chile, interned at climate-oriented organizations and designed and instructed his own experimental course, Climate Solutions.