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University of Alaska Fairbanks Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Fairbanks, AK

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, computer science
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 75% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Natural Resource Management and Geography

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Sciences
  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geophysics
  • History
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Natural Resources
  • Northern Studies
  • Physics
  • Sustainable Development

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Sciences
  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Natural Resources
  • Physics
  • Sustainable Development

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