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2016 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
38126 T90 Joel Markis
OT KETCH
4/15 - 4/17

Pass/Fail grading.

The Fisheries Techniques Lab is geared towards students and professionals looking to get some hands on experience in a variety of different fisheries techniques. The three day course covers both freshwater and marine habitats and is field based. Students can expect to come away with a foundation of basic skills which will allow them to conduct a variety of fisheries tasks including capture, handling, identification and habitat assessment. Some topics which will be covered in the lab are: Stream Survey Techniques, Fish Capture, Fish Handling, Habitat Assessment, Fish Identification, Hydrology, Water Quality, and Marine Sampling.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
39155 T91 Joel Markis
OT KODIA
4/22 - 4/24

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

The principles, concepts and techniques of fisheries management, enhancement and rehabilitation in Alaska are reviewed in terms of the biological, economics, social, and political aspects. Topics include overviews of Alaska fishing gear and geographical areas of salmon, herring, bottom and invertebrate fisheries; management methods; enhancement and rehabilitation techniques, data collection and usage.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38128 TD1 James Seeland
DIST ELIVE
Thursday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

This course is a stacked hybrid class with local Sitka students. Students participate in real time online meetings as scheduled. Students may choose to listen to recorded sessions on their own (with instructor permission), or participate in real time online meetings. Students MUST have access to a computer with a microphone and the internet. Contact with instructor is via e-mail and the internet. Additional information available at the course website www.uas.alaska.edu/online or by calling 907-747-7700 or 800-478-6653 x7700. Order books from MBS Direct. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38896 TD2 Reid Brewer
DIST WEB
1/11 - 4/30

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students who do not have access to an iPad may check one out from instructional services, 907-747-7700 or sitka.distance@uas.alaska.edu. Please note: Students interested in this course delivered in real time with scheduled meetings should register for the section FT 120-TD1.

Tuition and fees: $630 (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
39760 TP1 Henry Hopkins,
Kimberly Szczatko
JDHS
1/11 - 4/30

No notes

Tuition and fees: $699 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38132 TD1 Joel Markis
OT JNU
1/25 - 1/29

Pass/Fail grading.

Fisheries policy and an understanding oh how fisheries laws are created and amended is extremely important in either managing or advocating for fisheries resources in Alaska. The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is an international fisheries organization represented by United States and Canadian members responsible for the management and conservation of Pacific Halibut within the Pacific Ocean. This class will explore first hand by attending board meetings how policy and procedures are created and how the international organizations work together to manage fisheries. Students will gain an understanding of fisheries policy, international fisheries management, and the IPHC process. Students will not only learn how the 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 their instructor.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

FT 193P
2 CR
This course will train students to use scuba as a research tool, assist students to become eligible to join the UA diving program and assist current AAUS students in remaining active in the UA dive program. Successful completion of the course will allow students to dive on UA sanctioned diving projects and have reciprocity to dive with other universities and government agencies. Students will participate in classroom or distance delivered lectures before the mandatory week long field intensive in Sitka, AK.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38130 TD2 Joel Markis
DIST WEB
1/11 - 4/30
SITKA
3/13 - 3/19

Pass/Fail grading.

This course can certify students with a Dive Rescue and Dry Suit Specialty (Scuba Educators International ESI). Coursework for these specialties is conducted as part of the class. If you would like a SEI certification card, there is a SEI card fee.

Tuition and fees: $470 (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
38136 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST ELIVE
Thursday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S273 or co-enrollment.

In this course students will learn common sampling and monitoring techniques and parameters used by fisheries professionals in Alaska. Introduces students to active and passive fish capture techniques, fish handling, stream survey techniques, habitat assessment, data collection, field safety and survival techniques. This course is the foundation of fisheries science and has applications to numerous aquatic fields. Additional information available at the course website www.uas.alaska.edu/online or by calling 907-747-7700 or 800-478-6653 x7700. Order books from MBS Direct. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance course.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38901 T01 Joel Markis
SC 206
Thursday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S273 or co-enrollment.

In this course students will learn common sampling and monitoring techniques and parameters used by fisheries professionals in Alaska. Introduces students to active and passive fish capture techniques, fish handling, stream survey techniques, habitat assessment, data collection, field safety and survival techniques. This course is the foundation of fisheries science and has applications to numerous aquatic fields.

Tuition and fees: $630 (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
35888 TP1 Henry Hopkins,
Kimberly Szczatko
JDHS
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S122

No notes

Tuition and fees: $699 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38149 TD1 James Seeland
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S122

This course is a stacked hybrid class with local Sitka students. Students participate in real time online meetings as scheduled. Students may choose to listen to recorded sessions on their own (with instructor permission), or participate in real time online meetings. Students MUST have access to a computer with a microphone and the internet. Contact with the instructor is via e-mail and the internet. Additional information available at the course website www.uas.alaska.edu/online or by calling 907-747-7700 or 800-478-6653 x7700. Order books from MBS Direct. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

The principles, concepts and techniques of limnology sampling in association with 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
38142 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST ELIVE
Tuesday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: MATH S105 or MATH S151 or STAT 107, and ENGL S111, and FT S120

This course is an introduction to freshwater systems, including streams, rivers, lakes and ponds, and the linkages among these systems. Material in this course will provide a basic understanding of the integration of physical, chemical and biological features of ecosystems that influence the productivity of lakes and streams. Students will take away principles, concepts and techniques of limnology sampling in association with fisheries research, management and enhancement. Topics include physical and biological characteristics of freshwater systems, and data collection, management and interpretation. Additional information available at the course website www.uas.alaska.edu/online or by calling 907-747-7700 or 800-478-6653 x7700. Order books from MBS Direct. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance course.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38905 T01 Joel Markis
SC 206
Tuesday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: MATH S105 or MATH S151 or STAT 107, and ENGL S111, and FT S120

This course is an introduction to freshwater systems, including streams, rivers, lakes and ponds, and the linkages among these systems. Material in this course will provide a basic understanding of the integration of physical, chemical and biological features of ecosystems that influence the productivity of lakes and streams. Students will take away principles, concepts and techniques of limnology sampling in association with fisheries research, management and enhancement. Topics include physical and biological characteristics of freshwater systems, and data collection, management and interpretation.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to the major groups of fishes with particular emphasis on fishes of the Pacific Northwest region of North America. Lecture, laboratory, and field work will introduce students to fin fish and shell fish. 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
38154 TD1 Reid Brewer,
Melissa Good
SC 206
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30
DIST ELIVE
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
1/11 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S120 or instructor permission.

This course is a stacked hybrid class with local Sitka students. Students participate in real time online meetings as scheduled. Students must have access to a computer with a microphone and the internet. Additional information available at the course website www.uas.alaska.edu/online or by calling 907-747-7700 or 800-478-6653 x7700. Order books from MBS Direct. Go to www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support to get started in your distance class.

Tuition and fees: $840 (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
38156 T01 Reid Brewer
SITKA
1/11 - 4/30

No notes

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $210; (additional charges may apply)

 
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2015 Fall Classes

FT Fisheries Tech

An overview of the ocean environment with emphasis on processes that support fisheries productivity. Introduces fundamental concepts and principles of oceanography including major geological, chemical, physical and processes that occur in the world's oceans. Concepts will be presented in light of the interrelatedness of these disciplines and how they shape marine productivity. Human uses of fisheries and current issues in oceanography will be addressed.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78939 T01 Joel Markis
SC 110
Tuesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

This local Sitka course is a stacked hybrid class with e-learning students.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78940 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST ELIVE
Tuesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

This course is a stacked hybrid class with local Sitka students. Students participate in real time online meetings as scheduled. Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/start to get started. Order books from MBS Direct.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80324 TP3 Alice Cumps,
Kimberly Szczatko
OT PETE
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80606 TP1 Benjamin Carney
JDHS
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

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
78941 T90 Joel Markis
OT HOMER
Sun, Mon, Tue
8:00a - 5:00p
11/1 - 11/3

Pass/Fail grading.

Class is held in Homer, Alaska.

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

The principles, concepts and techniques of fisheries management, enhancement and rehabilitation in Alaska are reviewed in terms of the biological, economics, social, and political aspects. Topics include overviews of Alaska fishing gear and geographical areas of salmon, herring, bottom and invertebrate fisheries; management methods; enhancement and rehabilitation techniques, data collection and usage.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78942 T01 Reid Brewer
SC 110
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

This local Sitka course is a stacked hybrid class with e-learning students.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78943 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST ELIVE
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Course is a stacked hybrid class with local Sitka students. Students participate in real time online meetings as scheduled. PLEASE NOTE: Students interested in this course delivered entirely on an iPad should register for FT 120-TD2 Go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/start to get started. Order books from MBS Direct.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79923 TD2 Reid Brewer
DIST
8/31 - 12/12

This eLearning course is delivered entirely on an iPad. Students who do not have access to an iPad may check one out from Sitka Instructional Services; 907-747-7700 or sitka.distance@uas.alaska.edu. PLEASE NOTE: Students interested in this course delivered in real time online with scheduled meetings should register for section FT 120-TD1.

Tuition and fees: $630 (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
78944 T01 James Seeland
SC 206
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78945 TD1 James Seeland
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79889 TP1 Henry Hopkins,
Kimberly Szczatko
JDHS
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
80325 TP3 Alice Cumps,
Kimberly Szczatko
OT PETE
8/31 - 4/30

No notes

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

FT 193P
1 CR
In this one credit lab students will learn about common diseases found in fish species throughout Alaska. Basic lab techniques, supplies to have on hand, sampling procedures, collecting proper data for sample submission are all element which will be covered. This will be a 'hands-on' lab with students actively participating in a variety of activities.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79650 T01 James Seeland
SITKA
11/12 - 11/13

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79651 T90 James Seeland
OT HOMER
Mon, Tue
11/2 - 11/3

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79848 T91 James Seeland
OT KETCH
Tue, Wed
11/17 - 11/18

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78958 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST ELIVE
8/31 - 12/12

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79629 TD2 James Seeland
DIST ELIVE
Thursday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78948 T03 Lauren Bell
SC
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78959 TD1 Lauren Bell
DIST ELIVE
Monday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (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
80326 TP3 Alice Cumps,
Kimberly Szczatko
OT PETE
8/31 - 4/30

Prerequisite: FT S122

No notes

Tuition and fees: $204 (additional charges may apply)

A three day intensive course geared towards those who are new to Alaska's salmonid enhancement programs as well as seasoned fish culturists.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78953 T01 James Seeland
SC
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
10/26 - 10/28

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78955 T91 James Seeland
OT ANCH
Tue, Wed, Thu
9:00a - 5:00p
9/23 - 10/1

Pass/Fail grading.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $210 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
79847 T02 James Seeland
SC
Mon, Tue, Wed
8:00a - 5:00p
10/26 - 10/28

Pass/Fail grading.

Additional Fee: Housing for 4 nights at $31 per night plus bed tax (Sitka Fine Arts Camp) will be collected at the time student registers. Total housing cost for 4 nights: $124. Rooms are double occupancy (Includes Linens).

Tuition and fees: $334 (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
78956 T01 Joel Markis
SC 110
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: FT S120. Corequisite: ENGL S111 and either COMM S111 or COMM S235.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78957 TD1 Joel Markis
DIST ELIVE
Wednesday
5:00p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: FT S120. Corequisite: ENGL S111 and either COMM S111 or COMM S235.

No notes

Tuition and fees: $630 (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
78960 T01 Reid Brewer
SITKA
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $210; (additional charges may apply)

CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78961 TD1 Reid Brewer
DIST ELIVE
8/31 - 12/12

No notes

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $210; (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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