The University of Alaska Fairbanks

1997-98 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Course Description Index

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College of Rural Alaska
Department of Alaska Native and
Rural Development (907) 474-6663

Bristol Bay Campus (907) 842-5109

Chukchi Campus (907) 442-3400

Interior-Aleutians Campus (907) 474-5439

Kuskokwim Campus (907) 543-4500

Northwest Campus (907) 443-2201

Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 Credits

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Renewable Resources -- A.A.S. Degree

1. Complete the following general university and A.A.S. requirements:
Communications:
ENGL 111X -- Methods of Written Communication (3 credits)
ENGL 211X -- Intermediate Exposition with Modes
of Literature
or ENGL 212* -- Business, Grant and Report Writing
or ENGL 213X -- Intermediate Exposition (3 credits)
COMM 131X -- Fund. of Oral Communication: Group
Context
or COMM 141X -- Fund. of Oral
Communication: Public Cntxt (3 credits)
MATH 107X** -- Functions for Calculus
or MATH 131X -- Concepts and Contemporary Applications
of Mathematics (3 credits)
CHEM 103X -- Basic General Chemistry
or CHEM 105X -- General Chemistry (4 credits)
2. Complete the following major degree requirements (30 credits minimum):
ECON 235 -- Introduction to Natural Resources
Economics (3 credits)
NRM 101 -- Conservation of Natural Resources (3 credits)
NRM 204 -- Natural Resources Legislation and Policy (3 credits)
RD 255 -- Rural Alaska Land Issues (3 credits)
RD 280*** -- Resource Management Research Techniques (3 credits)
One course from each of the following groups:
BIOL 104 -- Natural History of Alaska (3)
or BIOL 104X -- Natural History of Alaska (4)
or BIOL 105X -- Fundamentals of Biology I (4) 3-4
GEOS 100X -- Introduction to Earth Science (4)
or GEOG 205 -- Elements of Physical Geography (3 or 4)
or NRM 380*** -- Soils and the Environment (3) 3-4
NRM 102 -- Practicum in Natural Resources
Management (1-2)
or WLF 304 -- Wildlife Internships (1-3) 1-3
Complete the following:
CIOS 100 -- Introduction to Personal Computers (1)
and CIOS 111 -- Computer Software for Beginners (2)
or CIOS 150 -- Computer Business Applications (3) 3
FISH 101 -- Introduction to Fisheries (3)
and WLF 101 -- Survey of Wildlife Science (1)
or ABUS 223 -- Real Estate Law (3)
and RD 256*** -- Topics in Rural Land Management (3)
or BIOL 271*** -- Principles of Ecology (4)
and WLF 201*** -- Wildlife Management Principles (3) 4-7
3. Electives:
Complete 9-14 credits from the following courses:
ANS 310*** -- Alaska Native Corporations (3)
ANTH 242 -- Native Cultures of Alaska (3)
BIOL 106X*** -- Fundamentals of Biology II (4)
BIOL 239*** -- Introduction to Plant Biology (4)
BIOL 271*** -- Principles of Ecology (3)
BIOL 150 -- Introduction to Marine Biology (3)
CE 112*** -- Elementary Survey (3)
EMS 103 -- First Responder (3)
or PE 246 -- First Aid (3)
ENGL 314*** -- Technical Writing (3)
FISH 101 -- Introduction to Fisheries (3)
MIN 101 -- Minerals, Man and the Environment (3)
NRM 251*** -- Silvics and Dendrology (3)
NRM 304*** -- Perspectives on Natural Resources
Management (3)
NRM 340 -- Natural Resources Measurement and
Inventory (3)
RD 265 -- Perspectives on Subsistence in Alaska (3)
RD 492 -- Rural Development Seminar (3)
STAT 200*** -- Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
WLF 101 -- Survey of Wildlife Science (1)
WLF 201*** -- Wildlife Management Principles (3)
WLF 303*** -- Wildlife Management Techniques (3) 9-14
Degree Total (60 credits)
4. A maximum of 5 credits earned from the following list of one credit skills courses may be counted as electives for this program:
SCIA 113 -- Map Reading and Orienteering (1)
SCIA 130 -- Moose Ecology (1)
SCIA 157 -- Alaskan Plants (1)
SCIA 161 -- Birds of Alaska (1)
SCIA 162 -- Mammals of Alaska (1)
Note: Other electives may be accepted upon approval of student's advisor.
*ENGL 212 does not fulfill the second half of the written communication requirement for the baccalaureate degree.
**MATH 161 -- Algebra for Business & Economics will not be an equivalent course for MATH 107X in the core.
***Prerequisites required.

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