2003-2004 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs

See also pre-professional advising and addendum for programs approved after publication of this catalog.

Cert. - Certificate
A.A. - Associate of Arts
A.A.S. - Associate of Applied Science
B.A. - Bachelor of Arts
B.A.S. - Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
B.B.A. - Bachelor of Business Administration
B.F.A. - Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M. - Bachelor of Music
B.S. - Bachelor of Science
B.S./M.S. - Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
B.T. - Bachelor of Technology
E.M. - Engineer of Mines
Lic. - Licensure*
M.A. - Master of Arts
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
M.E.E. - Master of Electrical Engineering
M.F.A. - Master of Fine Arts
M.S. - Master of Science
M.S.E. - Master of Software Engineering
Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy

Accounting, B.B.A.
Accounting, Applied, A.A.S.
Accounting Technician, Cert.
Airframe, Cert. (see Maintenance Technology)
Alaska Native Languages (minor only)
Alaska Native Studies
, B.A.
Anthropology, B.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Apprenticeship Technology, A.A.S.
Arctic Engineering, M.S.
Arctic Skills (minor only)
Art, B.A., M.F.A.

  • Ceramics
  • Computer Art
  • Drawing
  • Metalsmithing
  • Native Art
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
Art, B.F.A.
Arts and Sciences, B.A.S.
Asian Studies (minor only)
Associate of Arts
, A.A.
Atmospheric Sciences, M.S., Ph.D.
Aviation Maintenance Technology, Cert. (see Maintenance Technology)
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.

  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Management and Organizations
  • Marketing

Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Capital Markets
  • General Management

Business, Applied, A.A.S.

  • Computer Applications
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Public Management
  • Tourism

Business Management, Applied, Cert.

  • Computer Applications
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Public Management
  • Tourism

Chemistry, B.S.

  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Juristic Chemistry

Chemistry , B.A., M.A., M.S.
Civil Engineering, B.S., M.C.E., M.S.
Communication, B.A.
Communication, Professional, M.A.

  • Communication
Community Health, Cert., A.A.S.
Computer Information Systems (minor only)
Computer Science, B.S., B.S./M.S., M.S.
Creative Writing, M.F.A. (see English)
Cross-Cultural Studies, M.A.
Culinary Arts, Cert.
  • Baking
  • Cooking
  • Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts, A.A.S.
Dental Assistant, Cert., A.A.S.
(see Allied Health)
Drafting Technology, Cert.
  • Architectural and Civil Drafting
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Civil Drafting

Early Childhood Education, Cert., A.A.S.
Earth Science, B.A.
Economics, B.A., B.B.A.
Economics, Resource and Applied, M.S.
Education, Elementary, B.A.
Education, Lic.

  • Elementary
  • Secondary

Education, M.Ed.

  • Cross-Cultural
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership
  • Language and Literacy

Electrical Engineering, B.S.

  • Communications
  • Computer Engineering
  • Power and Control

Electrical Engineering, M.E.E., M.S.
Emergency Services, Cert., A.A.S.

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Hazardous Materials Control
  • Municipal Fire Control
  • Public Safety
  • Wildlands Fire Control

Engineer of Mines, E.M.
Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Arctic
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental
  • Mechanical

Engineering Management, M.S.
English, B.A., M.A.
Environmental Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering, M.S.
Environmental Politics (minor only)
Environmental Quality Science, M.S.
Eskimo, B.A.

  • Inupiaq Eskimo
  • Yup'ik Eskimo

Film Studies (minor only)
Fisheries, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Food Science and Nutrition (Special Training Program)
Foreign Languages, B.A.

  • Language Studies
  • Second Language

General Science, B.S., M.S.
Geography, B.A.
Geography (Environmental Studies), B.S.
Geological Engineering, B.S., M.S.
Geology, B.S.
Geology, M.S.

  • Economic Geology
  • General Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Quaternary Geology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Volcanology
Geology, Ph.D.
Geophysics, M.S.
  • Remote Sensing Geophysics
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost Geophysics
  • Solid-Earth Geophysics

Geophysics, Ph.D.
Ground Vehicle Maintenance, Cert. (see Maintenance Technology)

  • Automotive
  • Diesel/Heavy Equipment
  • Power Generation

Guidance and Counseling, Lic., M.Ed.

  • Elementary
  • Secondary

Health Care Reimbursement, Cert. (see Allied Health)

History, B.A.
Human Services, A.A.S.

  • Addictions Counseling
  • Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
  • Residential Care
  • Supervision and Management in Human Services
  • Workforce Development

Information Technology Specialist, Cert., A.A.S.
Interdisciplinary Studies, A.A.S., B.A., B.S., B.T., M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Japanese Studies, B.A.

  • International Business
  • Language and Literature

Journalism, B.A.

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • News-Editorial
  • Photojournalism
  • Publishing-Multimedia

Justice, B.A.
Justice, Administration of, M.A.
Law and Society (minor only)
Linguistics, B.A.
Linguistics, Applied, M.A.
Maintenance Technology, A.A.S.

  • Automotive
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Diesel/Heavy Equipment

Marine Biology, M.S., Ph.D.
Mathematics, B.A., B.S., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering, B.S., M.S.
Medical Assistant, A.A.S.
Medical/Dental Reception, Cert. (see Allied Health)

Military Science (minor only)
Mineral Preparation Engineering, M.S.
Mining Engineering, B.S., M.S.
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.

  • Athabascan
  • Inupiaq Eskimo

Natural Resources Management, B.S.

  • Forestry
  • Plant, Animal and Soil Science
  • Resources

Natural Resources Management, M.S.
Northern Studies, B.A.
Northern Studies, M.A.

  • Northern History
  • Global Environmental Policy
  • Individualized Study
Oceanography, M.S.
  • Biological
  • Chemical
  • Fisheries
  • Geological
  • Physical
Oceanography, Ph.D.
Office Management and Technology, Cert.
  • Bookkeeping
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphics
  • Office Technology
  • Web Foundations
Office Management and Technology, A.A.S.
  • Administrative Office Management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphics
  • Legal Office Management
  • Medical Office Management
  • Office Technology
  • Web Foundations

Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.
Petroleum Engineering, B.S., M.S.
Philosophy, B.A.
Phlebotomy, Cert. (see Allied Health)
Physics, B.A., B.S., M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Physics, Applied, B.S.

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Computational Physics
Physics, Computational, M.S.
Piloting, Professional, A.A.S.
Political Science, B.A.
Powerplant, Cert. (see Maintenance Technology)
Process Technology, A.A.S.
Psychology, B.A., B.S.
Psychology, Community, M.A.
Renewable Resources, A.A.S.
Rural Development, B.A.
  • Community Organization and Service
  • Community Research and Cultural Documentation
  • Land/Renewable Resources
  • Rural Health & Human Services Management
  • Small Business Management
  • Tribal and Local Government Administration

Rural Development, M.A.
Rural Human Services, Cert.
Russian Studies, B.A.
Science Management, M.S.
Social Work, B.A.
Sociology, B.A., B.S.
Software Engineering, M.S.E.
Space Physics, M.S., Ph.D.
Statistics, B.S., M.S.
Technology, B.T.
Theatre, B.A.

  • Design/Technical Theatre
  • Directing
  • Film
  • Performance

Tribal Management, Cert., A.A.S.
Welding and Materials Technology (Special Training Program)
Wildlife Biology, B.S., M.S.
Women's Studies (minor only)
Zoology, M.S.

Pre-Professional Advising
Library Science
Physical Therapy
Veterinary Medicine

Programs approved after this catalog was published may be found on the web at

* Educational licensure issued by State of Alaska.

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