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1999-2000 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.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.
Asian Studies (minor only)
Associate of Arts, A.A.
Athletic Coaching (minor only)
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, Cert., A.A.S.
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.
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)
Fire Science, Cert., A.A.S.

  • Hazardous Materials Control 
  • Municipal Fire Control 
  • Wildlands Fire Control 

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.A.T., Ph.D.
Geology, M.S.

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

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.

  • 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.
Medical Technology (Cooperative)
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., B.F.A.*
Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Professional)
Wildlife Biology, B.S., M.S.
Women's Studies (minor only)
Zoology, M.S.

  • * Pending approval by Board of Regents 


Pre-professional Advising


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