Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, environmental contaminants, and more.
These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!
FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 10:30-11:20 plus quiz (times vary)
FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for human diseases. Losing biological diversity.
Online courses for winter quarter:
Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter.
NEW AUTUMN 2016 COURSE!
Applied Improvisation for Science Communications
C ENV 590 (1 credit, CR/NC)
October 4 – November 1
Tim Essington, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences; Alex Grindeland & David Bogan, CSZ Seattle Improvisational Comedians
Liven up your presentations in this fun, low-stress short course. Designed collaboratively with UW faculty and CSz Seattle improvisational comedians, the course teaches you to communicate your research more confidently and effectively.
SAFS professor Julia Parrish is featured in National Geographic:
‘When a deadly patch of warm water shocked the West Coast, some feared it was a preview of our future oceans… In the past few years death had become a bigger part of life in the ocean off North America’s West Coast. Millions of sea stars melted away in tide pools from Santa Barbara, California, to Sitka, Alaska, their bodies dissolving, their arms breaking free and wandering off.
Students can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of their normal tuition load and pay an online fee of $120 per class. These select online courses are offered in a group-start format, which means students can interact with their classmates and complete the course during the quarter. Below is a copy of the email that will be sent to students:
Register for Autumn 2016 online courses
Register now for autumn quarter online classes.
Still looking for a great 5 credit course for Autumn? C ENV 110 Introduction to Food and the Environment examines the intersection of food, environment, and human health. Earn NW or I&S credits. No prerequisites! Register today 🙂
C ENV 110 Introduction to Food and the Environment – 5 credits
SLN# 11891 (plus lab section)
No prerequisites. Great for Freshmen!
AIS 102: Survey of American Indian Studies
5 credits I&S, DIV
TuTh 11:30 am – 1:20 pm
Instructor: Christopher Teuton
This course provides an introduction to American Indian and Indigenous Studies, a field of academic research and teaching grounded in the interdisciplinary study of American Indian and Indigenous peoples with the collective goal of fostering individual and community wellness, political self-determination, cultural revitalization, and cross-cultural understanding.
This great b-term summer course is open to all!
AIS is offering an exciting summer learning opportunity: a Tribal Canoe Journey field course. Anyone can take a UW Summer Quarter course: UW students, visiting students from other colleges, high school students, and those who are not currently enrolled in any school. Tuition and fees apply. The UW Access program allows Washington state residents ages 60 and older to audit courses on a space-available basis for the registration fee of $5.Summer Session B-term Class meets M T W Th 10:20 AM – 12:30 PM July 21, 22, 25, and 26th to prepare to serve, and learn at the Annual Tribal Canoe Journey July 29-August 6th, hosted this year by the Nisqually Tribe.
ESRM 320, Marketing and Management From a Sustainability Perspective (SLN 14191) is an online course (except for two mandatory in-person exam on 5.5 and 6.2) that does not charge an additional fee and offers 5 credits, NW, and I&S. Below is overview info, and details are on the website at
Overview: Marketing and Management. In ESRM 320, we explore two of the four primary business dimensions: marketing and human resource management (companion course ESRM 321 explores finance and accounting).
AIS 475 C: Indigenous Sustainability Science: Applying Western and Native Sciences to Restore and Reconnect to the Environment
Instructor: Clarita Lefthand-Begay
Weds & Fri 3:30 – 5:20 pm
5 credits I&S, NW (email email@example.com for NW credit)
This newly offered class will have an interdisciplinary focus on how tribes and tribal partners are managing human-environmental systems, and incorporating indigenous knowledge and western science into their stewardship practices.