University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Ecology and Evolution Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy - Ecology and Evolution

Degree Specific Credits: 60

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • Both EE Core Courses (or committee approval to skip)
  • 60 credits of committee-approved coursework; up to 20 may be dissertation (BIOB 699); see Grad Regs for specific limits on credits for courses with repeatable numbers (e.g., BIOB 595)
  • Research seminar each year after 1st
  • Dissertation Proposal (generally by end of 2nd year)
  • Comprehensive Exam (written and oral, generally by Fall of 3rd year)
  • Dissertation