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Typical Programs of Study

Typical Programs of Study are designed to help you gain a broad perspective on when and how to complete your degree requirements. They are useful in considering study abroad opportunities, selecting electives, and planning for internships, research, etc. Your plan of study will vary. Use these templates as a place to begin your planning and discuss your progress regularly with your academic advisor.

Biology, B.A.

Biology, B.S. 

English, B.A.

Environmental Science, B.S.

Geography and Environmental Resources, B.S.

Geography and Environmental Studies, B.A.

Liberal Arts, B.L.A.

Marine Biology, B.S.

Mathematics, B.S.

Social Science, B.A.

Registration & Degree Works


Once you login to UAOnline, you will be able to search the course schedule, choose the classes you want to take and register for them. Be sure to check-in with an advisor each semester as they are available to assist you with course selection for your degree program. 

View a quick guide for online registration
View a how-to video for online registration (6min:14sec)

Degree Works

Degree Works is a great UAOnline tool for monitoring the progress you are making towards completing your degree.  Degree Works allows you to:

  • Monitor a list of what you need to graduate
  • Try a “what if” scenario to consider your progress toward other degrees
  • Run an unofficial degree audit
  • Maintain a checklist of your accomplishments

How to access Degree Works:

  1. Go to the UAOnline website
  2. Log In with your UA credentials 
  3. Click on “Student Services and Account Information”
  4. Click on Degree Works and Electronic Degree Audit
  5. Click on UAS Degree Works
  6. Click on “Click to Redirect to Degree Works”

Be sure to check-in with an advisor each semester as they are available to assist you with meeting your educational goals.

View a how-to video for Degree Works (4min:37sec)

Major & Minor Selection

All undergraduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences must complete at least one major to be eligible to graduate. Minors or multiple majors are optional. Exploring and determining a major field of study is an important choice. Talking through your options with an advisor can be helpful. 

Majors and Minors in the College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences offers many different majors and minors for undergraduate students to choose from. You can review a list of majors and minors offered in the college and search individual degree requirements through the academic catalog.

Resources for Major and Minor Exploration

Reviewing the academic programs available at UAS is a great place to start. Your assigned academic advisor is always available to assist you in exploring different academic fields. You can also visit with the professional arts and sciences advisor for assistance in connecting with faculty in other departments. 

Change of Major

To add or remove a major, degree, concentration, or minor complete the Change of Major form. 

Six Year Course Sequence

The six year course sequence is an important planning tool as not all courses are offered every semester or sometimes even every year. Students are encouraged to utilize the six year course sequence for planning purposes, but it is equally important to check in with your assigned advisor. Your advisor can also help you understand how to utilize this tool. 

The following videos are collection of tutorials designed to assist students with academic advising and the class registration process.

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Monday, March 21

Search For Courses at UAS

Denise Carl

How to search for academic courses at the University of Alaska Southeast including courses that satisfy General Education Requirements (GERs).

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Tuesday, March 15

Degree Works

Denise Carl

Degree Works is an electronic degree audit, your road map to the courses you need to complete to earn your degree.

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Friday, June 3

Schedule Planner

Denise Carl

An academic advising tutorial on how to use schedule planner in UAOnline. Schedule planner is tool that will help you plan your class schedule at the University of Alaska Southeast.

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Tuesday, March 15

UAS Campus Directory

Denise Carl

How to find faculty and staff contact information at the University of Alaska Southeast.


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