2007-2008 Academic Catalog

Degree Programs

Arctic Skills

College of Rural and Community Development
Industrial and Service Technology Division
(907) 455-2889

Minor only

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The minor in arctic skills is designed for anyone who lives and works in a northern climate and wishes to learn to cope with the outdoor arctic environment.

Students who complete this minor also earn a state of Alaska EMT I certificate and may prepare to take the FAA written exam for partial fulfillment of the private pilot certificate requirements.


  1. Complete the following:
    AVTY 100--Private Pilot Ground School (4)
         or AVTY 111--Fundamentals of Aviation (3)--3–4 credits
    AVTY 231--Arctic Survival (3)
         or EMS 257--Arctic Survival (3)--3 credits
    EMS 170--EMT: Emergency Medical Technician I--6 credits
    Approved electives*--3–4 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--15 credits

* Approved by program manager.