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Our Program Overview provides a summary of degree requirements and available courses.
Upcoming Fall 2014, Wintersession 2015, and Spring 2015 courses  (shorter, pdf version of courses).

Students interested in the Climate Change Studies minor should meet with the Program Coordinator, Nicky Phear, who will advise students on planning their course sequence, register them into the minor, and sign their application for a minor the semester before they graduate.

Nicky Phear

Nicky Phear

Climate Change Studies Instructor & Program Coordinator the Program Coordinator

Clapp Building (CHCB), room 410 | 406-243-6932 
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-4:00 pm and Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 pm, and by appointment

Nicky coordinates and teaches in the Climate Change Studies Program. She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana, and a PhD through Prescott College in Sustainability Education. Her doctoral research focused on ways to negotiate different views and approaches toward mitigating climate change. She co-teaches the introductory Climate Change: Science and Society course and develops experiential learning opportunities for students through internships, practicums, and field courses. She has lead field-based climate change education programs in Bhutan, Vietnam, and Montana.

Hailey JorgensenHailey Jorgensen

Climate Change Studies Program Assistant

Hailey Jorgensen is a senior at the University of Montana majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Climate Change Studies. Hailey grew up in Seattle, WA and spent most of her life exploring the Pacific Northwest before moving to Missoula to attend UM. Her interest in environmental studies was sparked by climate change discussions in high school, which drove her to enroll in the EVST program at UM. Hailey was thrilled when the University decided to offer a Climate Change minor and has taken the opportunity to better understand the issues in order to develop a career in climate change mitigation efforts.