High-Altitude Classroom

This minor will help you develop the knowledge and skills to better promote and integrate sustainability and community-related values through the geographic study of social, economic, cultural, environmental and geopolitical issues of mountainous places and regions. In addition to coursework, your studies will include mountain-focused study abroad, internships and other experiential learning opportunities.


Udall Scholars since the program was launched in 1992


of UM students are the first in their family to attend college


UM students have been named Rhodes Scholars