Courses

Courses are available to you as:

  • Local and regional courses taught by Northwest Campus faculty. NWC offers community interest courses, such as painting, ceramics, and computer applications that are taught face-to-face in a traditional classroom setting. NWC faculty also teach distance delivered courses as part of CRCD's schedule, which includes the Bering Strait region. These are listed in the College of Rural and Community Development's Fall and Spring Schedule, but they can also be viewed through UAOnline at the Class Schedule link on the front page. As additional courses become available, NWC will advertise through local media, its NWC News Group, and this website.
  • UAF eCampus offers online courses and fully online degrees. You can find these courses and degrees, and register online through UAF eCampus website

These various schedules of courses offer instruction through audioconferences, paper-based correspondence, web-based correspondence, and Internet-based class meetings.

Please contact Northwest Campus by phone 800-478-2202 or 907-443-2201, fax 907-443-5602, or email nwc.info@uaf.edu for current course offerings.


Upcoming Courses

 

PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT (PCA) TRAINING

with UAF Staff

Mon-Fri / 8:00am-5:00pm (plus study lab sessions) / Nov 27-Dec 14. 2022
2 weeks (hours vary) / 4 credits / HLTH F111 / CRN: TBA

REGISTER BY: Oct 31

Cost: Funding Available! Space is Limited!

CLASSROOM COURSE (NOME): Become a Personal Care Attendant and live and work in your community. Work to care for friends and relatives or get assigned to community members that need your valuable services for care and comfort. Eighty-eight (88hr) hour class, lab, and clinical practice included. Requires criminal background check and immunizations.

APPLY ONLINE by October 31!
https://tinyurl.com/PCA- NovDec2022

NEED A PAPER APPLICATION? OR FOR QUESTIONS:
Tierra Austin @ NSHC: 907-443-9603 or 1-888-559-3311, ext. 9603
Email: thaustin@nshcorp.org

Erin Carr @ NWC: 907-443-8406 / 1-800-478-2202, ext. 8406
Email: elcarr@alaska.edu

*Covid-19 vaccination required to participate in PCA training program*
Keep up-to-date on the university’s policies, practices, and mandates related to COVID-19 by regularly checking in: https://sites.google.com/ alaska.edu/coronavirus/uaf/ uaf-students. Students are expected to adhere to the university’s policies, practices, and mandates and are subject to disciplinary actions if they do not comply.

 

APPLIANCE TROUBLESHOOTING

with Ryan Ford

Mon to Sat / 8:00am-3:00pm / Nov 28-Dec 3 
Six 6-hour sessions / 2 credits / CTT F133 / CRN: 77758

REGISTER BY: Oct 26

Cost: $430 + $50 supply fee-or $355 if paid in advance!* (discount available to unsponsored students)
*NSEDC/NWC fall 2022 price rollback! Regular price: $540 + fee

SHOP COURSE (NOME): Provides students with conceptual and practical applications in troubleshooting and repairing appliances. Students will be instructed in diagnostic skills that support repairing and replacing components in various equipment such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, clothes dryer and oven and cook tops. This course is part of a NWC campus credential.

Ryan Ford has been teaching construction trades courses for UAF and Northwest Campus since 2012.

 

TOYO STOVE MAINTENANCE & REPAIR WORKSHOP

with Ryan Ford

Mon to Fri / 6:00pm-8:00pm / Nov 28-Dec 2 
Five 2-hour sessions / non-credit / NONC F002 005 / CRN: 77296

REGISTER BY: Nov 21

Cost: $171

*NSEDC/NWC fall 2022 price rollback! Regular price $190

CLASSROOM WORKSHOP (NOME): Learn the steps to repair and maintain your diesel fuel home heater (toyo stove/monitor) No experience is necessary. Equipment and tools will be provided, but students may bring their own monitor heaters for repair.

Ryan Ford has been teaching construction trades courses for UAF and Northwest Campus since 2012.

 

STAINED GLASS ORNAMENTS WORKSHOP

with Molly Naaktgeboren

Tues & Sat / Dec 6-Dec 13 
 - Tuesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm
 - Saturday: 11:30am-3:30pm
Two 2-hour sessions + One 4-hour sessions / non-credit / NONC F002 004 / CRN: 77294

REGISTER BY: Nov 27

Cost: $90* (includes supply fee)
*NSEDC/NWC fall 2022 price rollback! Regular price $100

CLASSROOM WORKSHOP (NOME): Explore the art of stained glass by designing and creating your own ornaments. We will be using the technique of copper foiling. Learn the basics of creating stained glass from start to finish. Students will cut and solder glass pieces together to create ornaments just in time for the holidays. Prior experience is preferred but not necessary.

Molly Naaktgeboren was taught by her father when she was a teenager, and she has been doing copper foil stained glass for 12 years. Recently, Molly has branched out into learning other techniques like fusing, beadworking, and torch work.

 

Dual credit courses

As a result of the direct partnership between Northwest Campus and the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center (NACTEC), BSSD and NPS students participating with NACTEC programs can earn dual (high school and college) credit through certain offerings. Currently, dual credit will be awarded to students who successfully complete the following NACTEC classes:

Course

Credits

Survival Swimming

1 cr.

Driver's Education

2 cr.

Art

1-3 cr.

NCCER Core Curriculum

5 cr.

NCCER Carpentry I

6.5 cr.

Personal Care Attendant

4 cr.

Certified Nurse Assistant

6 cr.

Emergency Trauma Technician

3 cr.

Small Engine Repair

1 cr.

Early Childhood Education

1 cr.

Introduction to the Health Field

3 cr.

*NACTEC classes are for high school students only. Speak to your principal or guidance counselor, or contact NACTEC directly for a complete schedule, more information or to register at 907-443-3507.