2000-2001 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Cert. -- Certificate
A.A. -- Associate of Arts
A.A.S. -- Associate of Applied Science
B.A. -- Bachelor of Arts
B.A.S. -- Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
B.B.A. -- Bachelor of Business Administration
B.Ed. -- Bachelor of Education
B.F.A. -- Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M. -- Bachelor of Music
B.S. -- Bachelor of Science
B.T. -- Bachelor of Technology
E.M. -- Engineer of Mines
M.A. -- Master of Arts
M.F.A. -- Master of Fine Arts
M.S. -- Master of Science
M.A.T. -- Master of Arts in Teaching
M.B.A. -- Master of Business Administration
M.C.E. -- Master of Civil Engineering
M.Ed. -- Master of Education
Ed.S. -- Educational Specialist
M.E.E. -- Master of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. -- Doctor of Philosophy


Accounting, B.B.A.
Accounting, Applied, A.A.S.
Airframe, Cert.

Alaska Native Languages (minor only)
Alaska Native Studies
, B.A.
Anthropology, B.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Applied Physics, B.S.
Apprenticeship Technology, A.A.S.
Arctic Engineering, M.S.

Arctic Skills (minor only)

Art
, B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A.
Arts and Sciences, B.A.S.

Asian Studies (minor only)

Associate of Arts
, A.A.
Atmospheric Sciences
, M.S., Ph.D.
Aviation Maintenance Technology, Cert.
Aviation Technology, A.A.S.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, M.S., Ph.D.
Biological Sciences, B.A., B.S.
Biological Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Wildlife Biology
  • Zoology

Biology, M.S., M.A.T.
Botany, M.S.
Business Administration, B.B.A.

  • Management and Organizations
  • Marketing

Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • General Management
  • Capital Markets

Business, Applied, A.A.S.
Business-Management, Applied, Cert.
Chemistry, B.A., B.S.

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry

Chemistry, M.A., M.S.
Civil Engineering, B.S., M.C.E., M.S.
Communication, B.A.
Community Health, Cert., A.A.S.
Community Psychology, M.A.

Computer Information Systems (minor only)

Computer Science
, B.S.
Computer Science, M.S.

  • Software Engineering
  • Technical

Creative Writing, M.F.A.
Culinary Arts, Cert., A.A.S.

Dentistry (Pre-Professional)

Drafting Technology
, Cert.
Early Childhood , Cert., A.A.S.
Earth Science, B.A.

Economics, B.A., B.B.A.
Education, Elementary, B.Ed.
Education, Secondary, B.Ed
Education, Secondary, M.A.T.
Education, M.Ed.
  • Cross-Cultural
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership (Type B Licensure)
  • Language and Literacy

Education, Ed.S.
Electrical Engineering, B.S., M.E.E., M.S.

Emergency Services, Cert., A.A.S.

  • Hazardous Materials Control
  • Municipal Fire Control
  • Public Safety
  • Wildlands Fire Control

Engineer of Mines, E.M.
Engineering Management, M.S.
English, B.A., M.A.
Environmental Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D.
Environmental Quality Engineering, M.S.
Environmental Quality Science, M.S.
Eskimo, B.A.

  • Inupiaq Eskimo
  • Yup'ik Eskimo

Film Studies (minor only)
Fisheries, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Food Science and Nutrition (Cooperative)

Foreign Languages
, B.A.

  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Forestry (Cooperative)
General Science, B.S., M.S.
Geography, B.A.
Geography (Environmental Studies), B.S.
Geological Engineering, B.S., M.S.
Geology, B.S.

  • Economic Geology
  • General Geology
  • Petroleum Geology

Geology, M.S.

  • Economic Geology
  • General Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Quaternary Geology
  • Volcanology Geology

Geology, Ph.D.
Geophysics, M.S.

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics
  • Solid Earth Geophysics

Geophysics, Ph.D.
Ground Vehicle Maintenance Technology, Cert.

  • Automotive
  • Diesel/Heavy Equipment
  • Power Generation

Guidance and Counseling, M.Ed.

  • Elementary
  • Secondary

Health Technology, Cert. A.A.S.
History, B.A.
Human Service Technology, A.A.S.
Interdisciplinary Studies Option, A.A.S., B.A., B.S., B.T., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Japanese Studies, B.A.
Journalism and Broadcasting, B.A.

  • News-Editorial
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations-Advertising
  • Publishing-Multimedia

Justice, B.A.
Law (Pre-Professional)
Law and Society (minor only)
Library Science (Pre-Professional)
Linguistics, B.A.
Maintenance Technology, A.A.S., Cert.

  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Automotive
  • Diesel/Heavy Equipment

Marine Biology, M.S., Ph.D.
Mathematics, B.A., B.S., M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering, B.S., M.S.

Medical Assistant, A.A.S.
Medical/Dental Reception, Cert.
Medicine (Pre-Professional)
Microcomputer Support Specialist, Cert., A.A.S.
Military Science/Army ROTC (minor only)

Mineral Preparation Engineering
, M.S.
Mining Engineering, B.S., M.S., E.M.
Music, B.A.
Music, B.M.
  • Music Education
  • Performance

Music, M.A.

  • Conducting
  • Music Education
  • Music History
  • Performance
  • Theory/Composition

Native Language Education, Cert., A.A.S.

  • Athabaskan
  • Inupiaq Eskimo

Natural Resources Management, B.S.

  • Forestry
  • Plant, Animal and Soil Science
  • Resources

Natural Resources Management, M.S.
Northern Studies, B.A., M.A.
Oceanography, M.S., Ph.D.

  • Biological
  • Chemical
  • Fisheries
  • Geological
  • Physical
  • Marine Biology Option, Ph.D.

Office Management and Technology, Cert., A.A.S.

  • Comprehensive
  • Legal
  • Medical

Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.
Petroleum Engineering, B.S., M.S.
Philosophy, B.A.
Phlebotomy, Cert.
Physics, B.A., B.S., M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Political Science, B.A.
Powerplant, Cert.
Professional Communication, M.A.
Psychology, B.A., B.S.
Renewable Resources, A.A.S.
Resource and Applied Economics, M.S.
Rural Development, B.A.

  • Community Organizations and Services
  • Community Research and Cultural Documentation
  • Land/Renewable Resources
  • Tribal and Local Government Administration
  • Rural Health and Human Services Management
  • Small Business Management

Rural Human Services, Cert.
Russian Studies, B.A.
Science Management, M.S.
Social Work, B.A.
Sociology, B.A., B.S.
Space Physics, M.S., Ph.D.
Statistics, B.S.
Technology, B.T.
Theater, B.A.
Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Professional)

Wildlife Biology
, B.S., M.S.
Women's Studies (minor only)

Zoology
, M.S.


Pre-professional Advising


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