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2017 Spring Classes

FT Fisheries Tech

Hands-on approach to common sampling and monitoring techniques and parameters utilized by fish technicians in Alaska fisheries. Sampling techniques include setting minnow traps, beach seining, plankton sampling, habitat assessment, and data collection. Graded Pass/Fail.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37995 T01 Joel Markis
SITKA
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 6:00p
4/21 - 4/23

Pass/Fail grading.

Requires access to a computer with Internet and email. Students will need rubber boots and rain gear, waders are recommended. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38516 T02 Joel Markis
OT ANCH
Sun, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 6:00p
4/28 - 4/30

Pass/Fail grading.

Course held in Anchorage, AK. Requires access to a computer with internet and email. Students will need rubber boots and rain gear, waders are recommended. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

FT 120
3 CR
Explores the biology, fisheries, management, and research of various Alaskan fisheries throughout the state. Each week students will focus on a different portion of the state to learn about a different fishery. Fuest lecturers will emphasize the importance of research and current issues in their respective regions. Recommended for students looking to better understand how Alaska fisheries are unique.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37996 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

This e-Learning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38410 TD2 Reid Brewer
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support Course is for a group of students in Kodiak ONLY.

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

The first course of a two semester sequence which introduces students to the principles, concepts and methods used in the production of Pacific Salmon with an emphasis on modern fish culture techniques used by Alaskan producers. Addresses all aspects of fry and smolt production. Topics include water quality, brood stock management, egg collection and incubation, egg and live fish transport, fresh and saltwater rearing techniques, feeding practices, growth, record keeping and fish health management.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37997 TD1 James Seeland
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

This e-Learning course is delivered entirely on a iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

FT 193
1 CR
This course is intended to broaden student's understanding of the wide variety of fisheries careers that are available in our state. Each week students will be exposed to a different marine science career, job requirements, educational background, and compensation. This is a great class for students that are looking for direction in a marine science career and may want to know more and talk to those already in the industry. Jobs may include Fish and Game field technician, hatchery technician, Scientific Diver, research technician, and many others. Students will learn about what Career Pathways opportunities are available in Alaska and how they can start preparing for those pathways now.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38393 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Classes is for specific group of Kodiak students.

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

Fisheries policy and an understanding of how fisheries laws are created and amended is extremely important in either managing or advocating for fisheries resources in Alaska. The Alaska Board of Fisheries is the state's regulatory authority that passes regulations to conserve and develop Alaska's fisheries resources. The Board of Fisheries is charged with making allocative and regulatory decisions. This class will explore first hand by attending board meetings how policy and procedures are created and how the regional advisory councils work. Students will gain an understanding of fisheries policy, state fisheries management and the Alaska Board of Fish process. Students will not only learn how proposals are drafted, how proposals are vetted and refined and how proposals get enacted into law, but will also participate in these meetings first hand with the instructor. Requires access to a computer with Internet and email. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37998 TD1 Joel Markis
OT ANCH
Thu, Fri, Sat
8:00a - 6:00p
2/23 - 2/25

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

Presents common sampling and monitoring techniques and parameters utilized by fish technicians in Alaska fisheries. Provides instruction on field safety and survival techniques. Introduces students to nets, stream survey techniques, intertidal assessment, fish counts, habitat assessment, and data collection, recording, and presentation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38001 TD2 Joel Markis
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S274 or concurrent enrollment, or former FT S273.

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

The second course of a two semester sequence which introduces students to the principles, concepts and methods used in the production of Pacific salmon with an emphasis on modern fish culture techniques used by Alaska producers. Methods used to enhance and rehabilitate the five species of Pacific salmon harvested in the commercial, sport and subsistence fisheries of Alaska and Northwestern United States will be covered in detail. Provides students with understanding of regulations and guidelines established by the state of Alaska to administer salmon enhancement programs through private non-profit aquaculture association.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38005 TD2 James Seeland
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S122

This eLearning course is delivered entrirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

FT 270
3 CR
The principles, concepts and techniques used as part of fresh water ecological fisheries research, management and enhancement are presented in a technical application format. Topics include physical and biological characteristics of freshwater systems, and data collection, management and interpretation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38006 T01 Joel Markis
SC 206
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: MATH S105 or MATH S151 or STAT S107, and ENGL S111, and FT S120

Requires access to a computer with Internet and email. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38007 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: MATH S105 or MATH S151 or STAT S107, and ENGL S111, and FT S120

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. This class also requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of fishery management techniques, principles and concepts; state, federal and international laws that affect fisheries; and fundamentals of fishery economic principles. Emphasis on the biological, economic, social, and political aspects of fisheries management. Examples from the Pacific Northwest will be used to highlight management techniques.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38008 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S120. Corequisite (may be concurrent): ENGL S111 and either COMM S111 or COMM S235.

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

FT 274
3 CR
An introduction to the major groups of fishes with particular emphasis on fishes of the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Introduces students to finfish and shellfish. Identification and classification, anatomy and physiology, age and growth, reproduction and behavior will be studied. Emphasis will be placed on commercially important fish species of Alaska.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38009 T01 Reid Brewer
SC 206
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S120 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor approval.

Requires access to a computer with Internet and email. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38010 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST COLL
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S120 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor approval.

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. This class also requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38023 TD2 Reid Brewer
DIST
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: FT S120 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor approval.

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students will be required to call in three times throughout the semester. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $775 (additional charges may apply)

Work in an approved fisheries agency or natural resource based industry with a fisheries emphasis. The student is to be supervised by a senior employee of the agency in cooperation with the faculty advisor.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38024 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Requires access to a computer with Internet and email. Initial communication at the start of the semester to develop contract paperwork for internship. Students will check in monthly with the instructor. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $225; (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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