2006-2007 UAF Catalog


Beyond the Core

Degree requirements for:

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Technology

Bachelor of Arts

Requirements

Complete the baccalaureate core (38-39 credits)

Complete the following B.A. requirements in addition to the core:

Minimum credits required for degree 120*

Of the above, at least 39 credits must be taken in upper-division (300-level or higher) courses. Courses beyond 30 credits in a major complex and 15 credits in a minor complex that are not in the primary discipline of that major or minor may be used to fulfill the B.A. degree requirements in humanities, social sciences or mathematics. Courses used to fulfill minor degree requirements may be used at the same time to fill major or general distribution requirements if so designated.

* Departmental requirements for majors and minors may exceed the minimums indicated. Specific requirements are listed in the following section.

Majors Available for B.A. Degree

Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Art
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Child Development and Family Studies
Communication
Earth Science
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Eskimo, Inupiaq
Eskimo, Yup'ik
Foreign Languages
Geography
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Justice
Linguistics
Mathematics
Music
Northern Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Rural Development
Russian Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Theatre

Requirements for majors are listed in the following section.

Minors Available for B.A. Degree

Accounting
Alaska Native Languages
Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Applied Accounting*
Applied Business*
Arctic Skills
Art
Asian Studies
Aviation Technology*
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education*
Economics
Emergency Services*
Environmental Politics
English
Environmental Politics
Eskimo
Film Studies
Finance
Foreign Languages
French
General Business
General Education
Geography
Geology
German
History
Human Services*
Japanese
Journalism
Justice
Law and Society
Leadership and Civic
Engagement
Linguistics
Management and Organizations
Marketing
Mathematics
Military Science
Music
Natural Resources Management
Northern Studies
Paralegal Studies*
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Rural Development
Russian
Russian Studies
Social Work
Social Work, Gerontology
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics
Theatre
Wildlife Biology
Women's Studies

Requirements for minors are listed in the following section.

*These minors are listed under the certificate and associate degree programs section of this catalog.

An associate of applied science (A.A.S.) degree earned at any regionally accredited college or university may be used to meet requirements for a minor for the bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree.

The following UAF associate degree programs are available as minors for the B.A. degree:

Applied Accounting
Applied Business
Apprenticeship Technology
Community Health
Construction Trades Technology
Culinary Arts
Dental Assistant
Early Childhood Education
Educator: Para-Professional
Emergency Services
Human Services
Information Technology Specialist
Interdisciplinary
Maintenance Technology
Medical Assistant
Native Language Education
Paralegal Studies
Process Technology
Professional Piloting
Renewable Resources
Tribal Management
Yup'ik Language Proficiency

Double Majors

If you're a bachelor of arts degree candidate, you may complete two majors rather than a major and a minor. Your majors must be selected from those approved for the bachelor of science degree. You'll need to complete all general requirements plus all requirements for both majors. If you're completing a double major, you need to officially declare both majors either when you're admitted or through the change of major procedure. You'll need to follow the degree requirements in a single catalog for both majors.

Bachelor of Science

Requirements

Complete the baccalaureate core (38-39 credits)

Complete the following B.S. requirements in addition to the core:

Minimum credits required for degree 120*

Of the above, at least 39 credits must be taken in upper-division (300-level or higher) courses. Courses beyond 30 credits in a major complex and 15 credits in a minor complex that are not in the primary discipline of that major or minor may be used to fulfill the B.S. degree requirements in mathematics or natural science. Courses used to fulfill minor degree requirements may be used at the same time to fill major or general distribution requirements if so designated.

* Departmental requirements for majors and minors may exceed the minimums indicated, and most B.S. degree programs require 130 credits. Specific requirements are listed in the following section.

Majors Available for B.S. Degree

Anthropology
Applied Physics
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Fisheries
General Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Natural Resources Management
Petroleum Engineering
Physics
Psychology
Sociology
Statistics
Wildlife Biology

Requirements for majors are listed in the following section.

Double Majors

As a bachelor of science degree candidate, you may complete a double major instead of a single major. Your majors must be selected from those approved for the bachelor of science degree. You'll need to complete all general requirements plus all requirements for both majors. If you're completing a double major, you need to officially declare both majors either when you're admitted or through the change of major procedure. You'll need to follow the degree requirements in a single catalog for both majors.

Optional Minor

You may elect to complete a minor with the B.S. degree under the following circumstances:

  1. You must declare your minor before the beginning of your final semester in the B.S. degree program. You need to complete a Declaration of Minor form and file it with the Registrar's Office by the end of registration.
  2. Any minor approved for the B.A. degree may serve as a minor for the B.S. degree. All general and specific requirements for minors are the same as those listed for B.A. degree minors, including that courses used to meet minor requirements may not be used to meet major or general distribution requirements unless so designated. The catalog used for the minor must be the same as the catalog used for the major and general degree requirements.
  3. You must satisfactorily complete the requirements for the minor before your B.S. degree will be awarded. The minor will be listed on your transcript along with the B.S. degree.

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

See Arts and Sciences in baccalaureate degree programs section. A minor is required.

Bachelor of Business Administration

All majors must earn a C grade or better in all Common Body of Knowledge courses, department-specific general requirements, major specific requirements, and specific math and statistics requirements.

Requirements

Complete the baccalaureate core (38-39 credits)

(BA 323X--Business Ethics must be included in the courses used to meet the Perspectives on the Human Condition requirement.)

Complete the following B.B.A. requirements in addition to the core:

Minimum credits required for degree 120

Of the above, at least 39 credits must be taken in upper-division (300-level or higher) courses.

* Departmental requirements for majors may exceed the minimums indicated. Specific requirements are listed in the Degrees and Programs section of the catalog.

** Requirements for minors may exceed 15 credits. Specific requirements are listed in the following section.

Majors Available for B.B.A. Degree

Accounting
Business Administration
Economics

Requirements of majors are listed in the Baccalaureate Degree and Programs section.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

B.F.A. general requirements are the same as the requirements for the B.A. degree except a minor is not required for the B.F.A.

Major available for B.F.A. degree

Art

Bachelor of Music

See Music in the Baccalaureate Degree Programs section.

Bachelor of Technology

The B.T. degree program offers qualified applicants the opportunity to expand upon their vocational or technical education. An A.A.S. degree from an accredited institution of higher education, or the equivalent, is one of the degree program requirements. See Technology in the Baccalaureate Degree Programs section.


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