Arctic Survival

Designed for those individuals traveling for work or recreation in the Arctic. The focus is on preparation and development of knowledge and skills to cope effectively with the difficulties and dangers to which travelers are frequently exposed.

Topics include appropriate survival kits, clothing options, nutrition and hydration needs, shelter construction, signal development, cold weather injuries and safety issues related to modes of transportation. The two credit option includes two field practicums. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

UAF Course Code: ARSK F147A and B, AVTY F231, EMS F257 


*Note on UAF Course Coding*

ABCD - Departments/Schools/Colleges are indicated by the first 3-4 letters of the code
F - Fairbanks Campus
123 - Academic level is indicated by the number following the letters.

Undergraduate Level: 100 - 400
Graduate Level : 500 - 600

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Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits4.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeFairbanks, Alaska
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