Calendar

2021 Fall Courses

  •  Aug 23

    TM 199 Tribal Practicum I

    Professional and personal development while working in a rural service organization. Emphasis on developing the understanding and skills necessary for delivery of rural services. Course is guided by an academic advisor. Student must be willing and able to work independently outside the classroom and in the community.
     3 Credits

     Distant Delivery
  • Aug23

    TM 299 Tribal Practicum II

    Professional and personal development while working in a rural service organization. Emphasis on developing the understanding and skills necessary for delivery of rural services. Course is guided by an academic advisor. Student must be willing and able to work independently outside the classroom and in the community.
     3 Credits

     Distant Delivery
  • Sep27

    TM 112 Federal Indian Law for Alaska

    Introduction to federal Indian law, focusing on the impacts to modern Alaskan tribal governments. Particular attention will be given to the relationship between federal Indian law and tribal justice systems in Alaska.
    1 Credit

    Distant Delivery
  • Oct4

    TM 105 Introduction to Managing Tribal Governments

    Tools and methods for the management and oversight of tribal government programs and organizations. Student evaluation includes how well the student affects changes in tribal operations and tribal management.
    3 Credits

    Distant Delivery
  • Oct4

    TM 120 Introduction to Tribal Natural Resource Stewardship

    This course will examine the foundations, principles and goals of tribal natural resources stewardship. Examines the history of tribal stewardship in Alaska, including development and implementation of State of Alaska and United States natural resources laws, regulations, and management systems. The course will also introduce concepts and tools in developing tribal natural resources stewardship programs, including successful contemporary models.
    3 Credits

    Distant Delivery
  • Oct5

    TM 101 Introduction to Tribal Government in Alaska

    An introduction to the study of tribal government and politics in Alaska, including tribal legislative and judicial and administrative responsibilities. Presents key concepts of federal Indian law, self-determination and self-governance for building and enhancing tribal governments.
    3 Credits

    Distant Delivery

Sustainable Energy Courses

  • Sep13

    ENVI 150 Viewpoints in Environ Studies

    Discussions and activities will focus on how scientists or research technicians evaluate environmental issues. The course is intended for first year college students and community members. Specific topics may include sustainability, resource development, ecosystem management, indigenous viewpoints, building technology, appropriate energy applications, and analysis of data. Topics announced prior to each offering and course may be repeated for credit towards a certificate or degree program to a maximum of 3 credits.
    1 Credit

    Distant Delivery
  • Sep14

    ENVI 250 Alaska Climate Change

    Using multiple scientific viewpoints, a specific environmental issue is explored through case studies and in-depth discussions with an emphasis on complex connections between ecosystems and society. Themes include sustainability, resource development, indigenous viewpoints, resource management, building technology, and energy applications. Topics announced prior to each offering and course may be repeated for credit towards a certificate or degree program to a maximum of 3 credits.
    3 Credits

    Distant Delivery
  •  Sep20

    ENVI 120 Home Energy Basics

    Basics of space heating and electricity use and production for Alaskan homes. Main topics include fundamentals of physics related to home energy, lighting and appliances, energy bills, building science, retrofits, home renewable energy systems. Course emphasizes how to decrease fossil fuel consumption of homes.
     1 Credit

     Distant Delivery
  • Sep28

    ENVI 220 Introduction to Sustainable Energy

    Introduction to societal problems and solutions related to its energy use and production. Problems discussed are mainly related to the extent of sustainability of current energy practices. Solutions discussed cover both energy efficiency and renewable energy.
    3 Credits

    Distant Delivery
  • Sep29

    ENVI 170 Solar Energy Basics

    Presents basics of utilization, design and installation of solar electric and hot water energy systems. Emphasis on residential-scale systems; principles apply to larger applications also. Introduces basic physics related to solar energy, harvesting solar energy, system components, design considerations, energy storage, installation and cost/benefit considerations, career opportunities, and safety.
    1 Credit

    Distant Delivery
  • Oct25

    ENVI 175 Intro Biomass Energy Systems

    Biomass is a rapidly growing portion of the sustainable energy sector. Innovation meets historic and contemporary organic fuel types such as wood, agricultural, waste and algae. Various technologies and fuel types are covered that contribute to practical biomass energy today, with a focus on wood thermal energy in Alaska.
    1 Credit

    Distant Delivery
  • Nov3

    ENVI 150 Heat Pump Systems

    Discussions and activities will focus on how scientists or research technicians evaluate environmental issues. The course is intended for first year college students and community members. Specific topics may include sustainability, resource development, ecosystem management, indigenous viewpoints, building technology, appropriate energy applications, and analysis of data. Topics announced prior to each offering and course may be repeated for credit towards a certificate or degree program to a maximum of 3 credits.
    1 Credit

    Distant Delivery


For more information or to register contact our office:
Angela Rutman
Tribal Governance Coordinator
907-474-5826

Email us:  uaf-tribal@alaska.edu