B.A., Fisheries

Concentrations: Fisheries Business and Social Science, Rural and Community Development

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements. 1
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree and Program Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
ENGL F314Technical Writing3
or ENGL F414 Research Writing
FISH F102Fact or Fishin': Case Studies in Fisheries1
FISH F103The Harvest of the Sea2
FISH F110Fish and Fisheries in a Changing World3
FISH F261Introduction to Fisheries Utilization3
FISH F288Fish and Fisheries of Alaska3
FISH F487Fisheries Management 23
FISH F490Experiential Learning -- Fisheries Internship1
STAT F200XElementary Probability and Statistics3
Select one from the following:3
Human Dimensions of Environmental Systems
People, Places, and Environment: Principles of Human Geography 3
Environmental Sociology 3
Concentrations
Select one from the following concentrations:21-24
Fisheries Business and Social Science
Rural and Community Development
Total Credits46-49
1

To graduate, all students must complete 39 upper-division credits.

2

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

3

Students who take GEOG F312 or SOC F440 should be aware that these two courses require additional prerequisites that are not part of the Bachelor of Arts in fisheries degree program.

Concentrations

Fisheries Business and Social Science

ANTH F403Political Anthropology 13
or ANTH F428 Ecological Anthropology and Regional Sustainability
BA F307Introductory Human Resources Management3
or BA F343 Principles of Marketing
BA F390Organizational Theory and Behavior3-4
or BA F330 The Legal Environment of Business
ECON F235XIntroduction to Natural Resource Economics3
FISH F340Seafood Business3
Select one from the following:3
Environmental History
Environmental Law
Resource Management Planning
Select one from the following:3
U.S. Environmental Politics
International Law and the Environment
Political Economy of the Global Environment
Comparative Environmental Politics
Select one from the following:3
Cross-Cultural Communication: Alaska Perspectives
Cultural Knowledge of Native Elders 1
Fisheries and Marine Wildlife Development in Rural Alaska
Perspectives on Subsistence in Alaska
Rural Development in a Global Perspective
Community Research in Indigenous Contexts
Strategic Planning for Rural Communities
Total Credits24-25
1

Students who take ANTH F403 or ANS F401 should be aware that these two courses require additional prerequisites that are not part of the Bachelor of Arts in fisheries degree program.

Rural and Community Development

RD F300Rural Development in a Global Perspective3
RD F350Community Research in Indigenous Contexts3
RD F351Strategic Planning for Rural Communities3
RD F352Rural Business Planning and Proposal Development3
RD F450Managing Rural Projects and Programs3
RD F475Rural Development Senior Project3
Select one from the following:3
Ecological Anthropology and Regional Sustainability
Fisheries and Marine Wildlife Development in Rural Alaska
Perspectives on Subsistence in Alaska
Total Credits21