2000-2001 UAF Catalog


Degree Requirements

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs vary in length; however, you can usually complete them in one year.


To enroll in a certificate program, and before receiving a certificate, you must formally be admitted. To earn a certificate, you may enroll in any course for which you are eligible. To earn a certificate, you must earn at least 30 credits, including transfer credit. Fifteen semester hours must be residence credits. You must have a grade point average of 2.0 in all work, as well as in your major.

Majors Available for Certificate Programs

Airframe, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Applied Business-Management, Applied Mining Technology, Community Health, Culinary Arts, Drafting Technology, Early Childhood, Emergency Services, Ground Vehicle Maintenance, Medical/Dental Reception, Microcomputer Support Specialist, Native Language Education, Office Management and Technology, Phlebotomy, Powerplant and Rural Health Services.

Associate Degrees


The Associate of Arts degree represents the completion of broad-based college study. This degree may serve as a starting point for your career or as a stepping-stone to a baccalaureate program. You may earn only one A.A. degree.


Associate of Applied Science degrees are awarded in specific occupational fields with emphasis on entering the job market. This degree, usually seen as a terminal degree, can serve as the basis for additional training.

Majors Available for A.A.S. Degree

Applied Accounting, Applied Business, Aviation Technology, Community Health, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood, Emergency Services, Human Services Technology, Interdisciplinary, Maintenance Technology, Medical Assistant, Microcomputer Support Specialist, Native Language Education, Office Management and Technology, Paralegal Studies and Renewable Resources. (Requirements of majors listed are in the Degrees and Programs section of this catalog.)

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