Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues of the Circumpolar World I

Northern Studies 3311 Contemporary Issues of the Circumpolar World I
Students will be introduced to the important structures and forces affecting the sustainability of circumpolar communities. Students will deal with the population trends in the circumpolar region, natural resource use and the economies of these communities, and economic ownership. This course will provide students with an appreciation of the main challenges confronting the peoples and communities of the world's northern regions. Particular emphasis is on Indigenous Peoples and, as such, it will be beneficial to students attempting to better understand the current questions facing the north as well as to those planning to pursue advanced studies about the region.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Northern Studies 1111
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: University of the Arctic CS331
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type E: Indigenous Content