BIOS 35503-01: Practicum in Field Environmental Biology, West

  • Students collecting data on the National Bison Range

    3 credit, 10-week summer course from early June through mid-August
  • 8-10 students from Notre Dame and other universities, who have previously taken the UNDERC-East course
  • The class visits several important reserves and historical sites, Including Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • Three 1-week modules:
    • Grassland/Wildlife Ecology
    • Montane/Forest Ecology
    • Native American Ecology
  • 5 weeks for independent research
  • Housing and tuition fees are waived
  • $5,500 summer stipend


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BIOS 35501-02: Introduction to UNDERC-West

A one-credit introductory course during the spring semester provides students with a background in the natural history, geology, and paleoecology of Western Montana. Student materials (weekly handouts, Powerpoint presentations, etc.) are posted on-line for off-campus students not able to attend or enroll in the course.