CMU in Telluride

Earn college credit this summer by studying environmental science in Telluride

This summer, Colorado Mesa University is offering Introduction to Environmental Science in Telluride. This is a three-credit course accepted as a natural science essential learning course at all public colleges and universities in Colorado.

About the course

This four-week course is July 8-August 2, and meets Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 11:30am at Telluride High School.

Students will learn about the impact of resource use and pollution on the earth’s environment and animal and plant life; gain an understanding of the scientific methods used to study environmental problems; and learn important environmental concepts and discuss current environmental issues and solutions. 

About the instructor

A resident of Ridgway, Colorado, David Hoover holds a master’s degree in biology and has 30 years of experience teaching biology and environmental science in the U.S., Peru, India, Zaire and Thailand. 

Three enrollment options:

  1. As a student seeking a degree from CMU
  2. As a non-degree seeking student who attends another college or has no plans to receive a degree from CMU
  3. As a Golden Scholar — those over the age of 60 — auditing the class at a discounted rate (call 970.249.7009 about this program).

For more information and assistance enrolling:

Call the Colorado Mesa University Montrose Campus at 970.249.7009.