B.A., Fisheries

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

Minimum Requirements for Fisheries B.A.: 120 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements. 1
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Fisheries Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ENGL F314Technical Writing3
or ENGL F414 Research Writing
FISH F102Fact or Fishin': Case Studies in Fisheries and Marine Sciences1
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 F411Human Dimensions of Environmental Systems3
FISH F487Fisheries Management 23
FISH F490Experiential Learning: Fisheries and Marine Sciences Internship1
STAT F200XElementary Statistics3
Complete one of the following concentrations:21
Fisheries Business and Social Science
Rural and Community Development

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


Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


Fisheries Business and Social Science

Complete the following:
ACCT F261XPrinciples of Financial Accounting3
FISH F340Seafood Business3
Five upper-division classes (300-400 level; 15 credits) from social science fields including: Alaska Native Studies, Anthropology, Arctic and Northern Studies, Cross-Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Natural Resources Management, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Rural Development 15

Rural and Community Development

Complete the following:
RD F300Rural Development in a Global Perspective3
RD F325Rural Development Principles and Practices3
Four upper-division (300-400 level; 12 credits) Rural Development electives12
Complete one of the following:3
Fisheries and Marine Wildlife Development in Rural Alaska
Rural Alaska Land Issues
Perspectives on Subsistence in Alaska