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Northern Studies

Core Courses

engl101 Introduction to the Study of Literature
3 Credits
Students may take ENGL 140 in lieu of ENGL 101 to complete their Northern Studies program.
nost200 Research in the North
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course: 2 Required (6 credits)
Choose two from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202
nost201 Natural History of the North not scheduled
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course: 2 Required (6 credits)
Choose two from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202
nost202 Social History of the North not scheduled
3 Credits
Northern Studies (NOST) Core Course: 2 Required (6 credits)
Choose two from NOST 200, NOST 201 or NOST 202. Meets Core Competency requirement.

Elective Courses

Northern Studies (NOST) Electives: 5 Required (15 credits)
anth221 Subarctic Archaeology
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
atha101 Introduction to Native Languages I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
atha102 Introduction to Native Languages II
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
biol290 Beringia: Its Pleistocene Environment and Paleoecology
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
crim219 Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Criminal Justice
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl220 The North in Canadian Literature not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl230 A Survey of First Nations Literature in English not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs100 Introduction to Environmental Science I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective, lab sci. elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
envs101 Introduction to Environmental Science II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective, lab sci. elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
envs200 Environmental Perspectives not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs201 Environmental Ethics not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
envs223 Principles and Practices of Heritage Interpretation not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
fnst100 Introduction to First Nations Studies not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
fnst140 Preservation of Traditional Knowledge not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
geog290 Climate Change and the Circumpolar World not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist140 History of Yukon First Nations and Self-Government
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; Meets core competency requirement.
lang140 Language and Culture Preservation not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost101 The Circumpolar World
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost324 Contemporary Issues in the Circumpolar World I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost325 Contemporary Issues in the Circumpolar World II
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost326 Lands and Environments of the Circumpolar North I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost327 Lands and Environments of the Circumpolar World II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost328 Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar North I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
nost329 Peoples and Cultures of the Circumpolar North II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phed222 Northern Outdoor Pursuits and Leadership I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phed225 Northern Outdoor Pursuits and Leadership II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
poli222 Northern Resources and Environmental Law not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
rrmt121 Northern Field Biology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
rrmt238 Environmental Protection and Impact Assessment
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst202 Women in Indigenous Societies not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as NOST elective or open elective; Meets Core Competency requirement.
Open Electives (list is not exhaustive; consult a program advisor for more options)
anth101 Biological and Forensic Anthropology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth102 Survey of World Prehistory
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth103 Anthropological Archaeology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth140 Introduction to the Fields of Anthropology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective. Meets Core Competency requirement.
anth210 Globalization and the Culture of Capitalism
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
anth225 Field Methods in Subarctic Ethnography and Archaeology not scheduled
6 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
anth226 Analytical Methods in Archaeology and Ethnography not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
biol101 Principles of Biology I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
biol102 Principles of Biology II
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
chem110 The Structure of Matter not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
chem111 Chemical Energetics and Dynamics
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
crim101 Introduction to Criminology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim103 Psychological Explanations of Crime and Deviance
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim104 Sociological Explanations of Crime and Deviance not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim210 Law, Youth and Young Offenders not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crim241 Intro to Corrections not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crwr201 Introduction to Creative Writing I
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
crwr202 Introduction to Creative Writing II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective
crwr203 Exploring Creative Writing Techniques - The Imagination Workshop not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl140 First Nations Fiction not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective or substitute for ENGL 101; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
engl203 Introduction to the Novel not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl204 Introduction to Science Fiction not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl205 Literary Representations of the Natural World not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
engl206 Introduction to the Short Story
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
geog101 Introduction to Physical Geography I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
geog102 Introduction to Physical Geography II
3 Credits
Counts as lab-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information tab for details on elective requirements
hist120 European History I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist121 European History II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist135 Canadian History to 1867 not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist136 Canadian History - Confederation to the Present
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
hist241 History of the United States from 1877 not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
phil120 Introduction to Ethics not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
poli201 Introduction to Political Thought not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc100 Introduction to Psychology I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc101 Introduction to Psychology II
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc203 Social Psychology
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc204 Abnormal Psychology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
psyc205 Child Development
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci100 Introduction to Sociology not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci103 Canadian Society not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci203 Sociology of the Family
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
soci209 Society, Technology and Values
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
thea200 Introduction to Acting I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst100 Introduction to Women's Studies I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst101 Introduction to Women's Studies II not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst120 Introduction to Human Sexuality not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst200 Women and Social Change not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst230 Women and History - Rethinking Canada not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst240 The Study of Men and Masculinities I not scheduled
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements
wgst241 The Study of Men and Masculinities II
3 Credits
Counts as social-science elective or open elective; see Academic Information for details on elective requirements