Alaska Studies (ALST)

ALST S300 Alaska Studies

3 credits (3+0)
Provides an overview of the environment and the residents, both indigenous and immigrant, of Alaska. Emphasis is given to the social, economic and political history of Alaska and the religious and educational institutions and laws that affect the people of Alaska. This course meets the state requirement for teacher certification in Alaska History/ Alaska Studies.

ALST S600 Alaska Resources, People and Perspectives

3 credits (3+0)
A study of the peoples of Alaska, including Alaska Natives and immigrants and their adaptations to the environment. Archaeological, historic and contemporary periods will be reviewed highlighting events and issues from a range of cultural perspectives.

ALST S603 Alaska Literature for Young People

3 credits (3+0)
An overview of Alaska Studies for children grades K-8. Examination and understanding of Alaska and the North. This course meets the Alaska Department of Education requirement for Alaska Studies.