2003-2004 UAF Catalog
Degrees and Programs
Arts and Sciences
School of Education
Academic Advising Center
(907) 474-7341Degree: B.A.S.
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits
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The arts and sciences degree program provides comprehensive instruction in the subject areas encompassed in Alaska content and performance standards. These content areas are: English/language arts, mathematics, science, geography, government and citizenship, history, skills for a healthy life, arts, world languages and technology.
The B.A.S. degree provides a broad-based major with appropriate instruction in mathematics and science as well as the necessary breadth and educational opportunities in the social sciences and humanities/fine arts to understand key principles and content knowledge.
Students in the B.A.S. degree program who have not declared a minor are advised by the Academic Advising Center. Those who have declared a minor will be assigned an advisor in the department which offers that minor. B.A.S. majors may choose any approved minor. However, those preparing to teach in elementary (K-6) schools are encouraged to choose the education minor.
1. Complete the general university requirements. (As part of the core curriculum requirements, complete the following: ART/MUS/THR 200X*, HIST 100X*, ANTH/SOC 100X*, ENG/FL 200X*, MATH 107X*, COMM 131X*, and two different science discipline breadth-emphasis laboratory courses selected from biology*, chemistry*, physics* and geoscience*. Two years of a non-English language highly recommended.)
c. Complete the following social sciences requirements:
g. Complete the following understanding diversity and culture requirements:
4. Complete electives (7 credits)
5. Minimum credits required (120 credits)
* Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.
** Departmental requirements for minors may exceed this 15 credit minimum.
Note: For the B.A.S. degree program, at least 39 credits must be taken in upper division (300- and 400-level) courses. Courses taken to fulfill the B.A.S. degree can also be counted for content minors or second majors.
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